Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Fresh winter health warnings are being issued by Public Health England (PHE) after forecasts say next week will see temperatures fall, bringing snow and ice to some parts of the region.

"Yes I donate" NHS organ donor card

British Heart Foundation urges everyone to support the organ donation scheme

The British Heart Foundation is urging people in the South East to ask their local MP to attend parliament this Friday to vote in favour of an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system.

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Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

Stroke Association opposing East Sussex County Council cuts to services outside County Hall, Lewes (photo submitted).

‘Stroke survivors will be left to feel abandoned’

Cuts to funding for stroke services in East Sussex have been branded ‘outrageous’ by one charity.

Sussex Partnership staff at its inpatient children's unit, Chalkhill, Haywards Heath

Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.


VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

Chris Hardy is impressed with the Hellingly Centre

Newly-improved Hellingly mental health centre can’t be beaten

The chairman of Wealden council has praised a newly-improved rehabilitation centre which supports those with mental health issues in Hellingly.

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Top ten guidelines for tackling child anxiety

Donald Trump's presidency, nuclear war and global warming are said to be causing anxiety for around a third of children according to the latest YouGov survey.

Support Rockinghorse's appeal to help treat premature babies at the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

COUNTY NEWS: Charity's appeal to support premature babies in Sussex

A children's charity is a quarter of the way to raising £100,000 to help premature babies in Sussex.
Staff at the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust celebrate their 'Good' rating by the Care Quality Commission (photo submitted).

NHS mental health trust earns ‘good’ rating

NHS staff who provide mental health services for Sussex residents are celebrating being awarded a ‘good’ rating from health regulators this week.

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How Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust is coping with winter crisis

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

Haywards Heath Town Council has announced its budget

Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.

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Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

The latest flu map

Latest flu advice - ‘Catch it, Bin it, Kill it’

Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK, according to The latest Public health England (PHE) statistics.

Sensing element of a prototype of the monitor device (flexible pipe filled with the graphene emulsion) developed by University of Sussex scientists

University of Sussex scientists create ‘life-saving’ baby monitor

Sick babies in remote parts of the world may soon be monitored from afar thanks to new wearable technology designed by physicists at the University of Sussex.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Sussex

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Sussex.

Health news

Pioneering mental health courses helping Sussex people stay well

A pioneering Recovery College in Sussex that teaches people across Sussex how to manage their own mental health conditions is keeping people well, preventing stays in hospital and saving the NHS thousands, new research shows.

It is unknown if the animal was alive or dead when it was set alight

COUNTY NEWS: Body of badly burned dog found in Sussex park

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a badly burned dog was found in a park in Sussex.

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