Hospitals in Brighton and Hove
The Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital (the Alex), on the campus of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, is a leading centre for paediatric and neonatal surgery. It leads in minimally invasive surgery and 70 per cent of children undergoing surgery are treated as day patients. It also provides paediatric ENT, orthopaedic, ophthalmology and maxillofacial surgery.
The Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) in Brighton, part of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, provides district general hospital services to local populations in and around the City of Brighton and Hove. In addition it is the centre for emergency and tertiary care. Specialised services provided at the RSCH include paediatrics (in the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital), ophthalmology (at the Sussex Eye Hospital) cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine.
The Sussex Nuffield Hospital in Brighton provides a range of private healthcare services from its 56-bed facility. The hospital has four operating theatres. Two of these are major operating theatres equipped with laminar flow. This is a special clean air system which reduces the risk of infection during operation. Although the hospital does not perform surgery on children under three years of age, it is able to operate on those between the ages of three and twelve. The Sussex Eye Hospital, on the Royal Sussex County Hospital campus in Brighton, is a specialist eye hospital providing outpatient, day surgery and inpatient ophthalmic services and a dedicated ophthalmic emergency department.
They are working hard to make sure as few patients as possible are affected by the industrial action. Maintaining the safety of patients is their priority and we have detailed, specialty-specific plans in place to ensure disruption to services is kept to a minimum. If you have a planned operation/procedure or outpatient appointment on one of the strike days, they will contact you if it needs to be rearranged.
They are the main provider of community NHS health and care across West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and High Weald Lewes Havens area of East Sussex. The quality of care has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as Good almost across the board, outstanding in some places, and with some actions required in others. They have been named for the second year running in the national Best Places to Work list of 120 top NHS organizations In England.
The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital in Brighton is dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical and nursing care for children and young people. Their eye-catching hospital building was opened in 2007 by patron, Royal Highness Princess Alexandra. It is a leading healthcare centre for children, providing state-of-the-art facilities in a comfortable, welcoming, safe and secure environment.