This year 765,000 patients came through our doors. This includes around:
14,000 elective inpatients (planned operations requiring a stay in hospital)
39,000 elective day cases (procedures and operations where patients can go home on the same day)
46,000 non-elective inpatients (patients who need emergency admission to hospital)
495,000 outpatients (patients who have a day appointment for a particular procedure)
153,600 A&E attendances
We employ 7,500 members of staff.
BSUH has 896 beds and offers a full range of acute hospital services for local communities in Brighton and Hove City the west of East Sussex and Mid Sussex, and specialist and tertiary services including neurosciences, cardiac surgery, cancer, renal and HIV services for patients in Sussex and the south east of England.
BSUH spends £535m a year.