Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill hospitals hold a minute’s silence

A minute’s silence was held today at hospitals in Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill to mark a year since the start of the first lockdown.

Eastbourne DGH, the Conquest in Hastings and Bexhill Hospital in Holliers Hill all observed the minute’s silence today (March 23) to remember the 126,000 people who have died during the pandemic.

The National Day of Reflection was organised by end-of-life charity Marie Curie.

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At 8pm tonight, people are being asked to stand on their doorsteps and light a candle, shine a torch or hold up their phones.

Eastbourne DGH. Photo by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. SUS-210323-163624001
Conquest Hospital. Photo by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. SUS-210323-163634001
Bexhill Hospital. Photo by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. SUS-210323-163614001