Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) is an acute teaching hospital working across two sites: the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath. The Brighton campus includes the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and the Sussex Eye Hospital, and the Haywards Heath campus includes the Hurstwood Park Regional Centre for Neurosciences.
We provide District General Hospital services to our local populations in and around the City of Brighton and Hove, Mid Sussex and the western part of East Sussex and more specialised and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the south east of England.
Both hospitals provide many of the same acute services for their local populations. In addition, the Princess Royal is our centre for elective surgery and the Royal Sussex County Hospital is our centre for emergency and tertiary care. Our specialised and tertiary services include neurosciences, arterial vascular surgery, neonatal, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine. We are also the major trauma centre for Sussex and the South East.
We treat over three quarters of a million patients each year. Working as one hospital across two sites, and playing to the strengths of both, gives us the flexibility to develop services which meet the needs of our patients at different stages of their treatment and care.
We also work in close partnership with our local GPs to ensure that we are particularly attentive to the quality of our District General Hospital services, especially how well we look after our most elderly patients, and that these services are provided and improved in ways which best meet the needs of those patients and their families.
Central to our ambition is our role as an academic centre, a provider of high quality teaching, and a host hospital for cutting edge research and innovation; and on this we work with our partners, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Postgraduate Deanery, and our local universities.