New high tech drug cabinet in operating theatre

A new secure drug cabinet with high tech fingerprint security has been donated the operating theatres at Eastbourne DGH by the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital. The new drug cabinet has all the medicines required by theatre staff in a computer controlled user ID and fingerprint access security system only allowing the correct medicine required by a doctor or nurse to be dispensed.  The cabinet is linked by computer to pharmacy to ensure stock levels are maintained. This new Omnicell automated drug...
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New Ventilators to help people with respiratory problems at home

The Friends of Eastbourne Hospital have donated 4 ventilators to the home ventilation service to help people in their own home with chronic respiratory failure. Home ventilation service supports patients with chronic respiratory failure in their home. The service helps patients to stay at home and avoid admission to hospital. The ventilators are small and used at the bed side to help control a patients breathing, allowing for a better quality of life. They can also be used t...
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Work starts on new Urology Investigation Suite

Work has started on a new £1.3 million Urology Investigation Suite at Eastbourne DGH. The new unit once complete will offer a dedicated one stop urology clinic and an enhanced patient experience. Work on the new development is expected to be completed by June. The new development will co-locate all urology services at Eastbourne DGH and create a modern, fit for purpose Urology Investigation Unit. It will include ten outpatient clinic rooms and include some the latest diagnostic ...
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Local MP Meets Friends of Eastbourne Hospital

Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd came to meet some trustees and volunteers of the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital to learn more about their fundraising work and the support they give to the hospital. The Friends of Eastbourne Hospital raise money to buy equipment to help patients and staff at Eastbourne DGH. Since their formation in 1948, they have raised over £18 million, of which £3 million has been raised in the last four years. Recent significant projects have included the purchase of two C...
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