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Patients who survived

The first patient has been discharged from Conquest’s Baird Ward following successful treatment for Covid-19 using a novel type of non-invasive ventilation. Other survivors of the virus have been discharged from East Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust hospitals. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:22 Sunday, May 3, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Conquest CPAP Eastbourne District Jon McMullan Lily Kitcher Nick Terdre Uma Pradhan

How many intensive care beds do we need?

As the coronavirus continues to spread in leaps and bounds, we trust that the authorities are pulling out all the stops to enable us to tackle the disease as effectively as we can. Intensive care capacity is clearly a key element, and the only way to save those seriously affected. How many intensive care beds are we likely to need? The authorities have not said, but with a mass of data available on the course of Covid-19 so far, it is possible to make estimates. Russell Hall examines what the statistics are telling us so far, and also prepared the charts.

Posted 07:27 Monday, Apr 6, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Clinical Commissioning Group Colin Fitzgerald Conquest ESHT Imperial College intensive care Neil Ferguson Public Health England Russell Hall University of Cambridge

Healthcare trust gears up to meet corona virus challenge

The number of critical care beds has been doubled as East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust implements a series of measures to enable it to cope with the coronavirus outbreak. The number of Covid-19 deaths in East Sussex stands  at 10. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:47 Sunday, Apr 5, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Adrian Bull Conquest corona virus covid-19 critical care Eastbourne District General Nick Terdre

Emergency health regulations brought into force in Hastings

Hastings has moved into lockdown following the introduction of emergency health regulations by the council which close down shops apart from food retailers and encourage citizens to restrict their outings. Enforcement officers will oversee retailers’ compliance with the new regime. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:18 Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Colin Fitzgerald Conquest covid-19 East Sussex County Council emergency restrictions Hastings Borough Council Kings Road street market Nick Terdre Seafood & Wine

Walk-in Centre campaign gets Swish!

Saturday’s ‘get-together’ outside the Walk-in Centre at Station Plaza was the third and biggest of the campaign’s well-mannered protests so far. Over 70 people gathered outside the Walk-in Centre and shared their experiences of using the facility and why it was important that it remain in the town centre.

Robust response to ESCC’s greenway cuts

Reacting to East Sussex County Council’s arbitrary decision to cut funding for walking and cycling projects, Hastings Greenway Group has sent a robust response to County Hall stating its priorities and how it plans to see them implemented. Meanwhile greenway supporters walked the Conquest Hospital-Alexandra Park section of the proposed greenway network this weekend. Nick Terdre reports.

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