Vein viewer donated by Friends

A vein viewer, which will be used to assist nursing staff take bloods from children on Friston and in the Emergency Department, has been donated by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital. Liz Vaughan, Friston Matron said “We would like to thank the Friends for this very generous donation. Anything that can make the experience a little better for the children in our care is gratefully received. “We identified the need for the vein viewer because we perform 60 to 100 routine blood tests on F...
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New Equipment to assess the ear

The Friends of Eastbourne Hospital have donated new equipment, costing around £10,000 to assess the ear of adults, babies and young children. The Friends of Eastbourne Hospital have purchased two Madsen Zodiac clinical tympanometers, each costing £4,980 for the Audiology department. The tympanometers allow Audiologists to perform detailed assessments of the middle ear, Eustachian tube and acoustic reflex pathway on patients of all ages, including new born babies. They will be used in Paediatr...
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