University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (UHSussex) was formed on 1 April 2021. The Trust was created by a merger of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, running hospitals in Brighton and Haywards Heath, and Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, running hospitals in Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing and Chichester. It is an acute teaching hospital trust working across five main …Read more
Mental Health Illness
Mental health is a state of well being in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to his or her own community.
The definition of ‘mental ill health’ or ‘mental health problems’ covers a very wide spectrum, from the worries and grief we all experience as part of everyday life to the most bleak, suicidal depression or complete loss of touch with everyday reality.
Everybody responds differently to the stresses and strains of modern life and it is common to describe ourselves as ‘depressed’, ‘stressed’ or ‘anxious’ at times. For some, these feelings can become serious enough to make it difficult to carry on with everyday life. 1 in 4 people experience common mental health problems – harmful levels of stress, anxiety, depression.Search more
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS that provides across Sussex for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities. It also provides a range of specialist services across south east England. It cares for people of all ages, from children and young people through to older people with conditions such as dementia. The staff aim to …Read more
Woodlands is a facility run by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, on the grounds of the Conquest Hospital, the local District General Hospital. There are two inpatient wards for adults with mental health problems. Woodlands also has a “place of safety” suite for people who have been detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act.Read more
We provide psychological support for major trauma patients to help them to come to terms with the trauma/ what has happened to them and/or the injuries they have sustained as a result of the trauma.Read more
The Department of Psychiatry is part of Eastbourne’s District General Hospital and has three inpatient wards for adults with mental health problems.Read more
Oaklands Centre for Acute Care is part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust It is a mental health facility specialising in the provision of services relating to assessment or medical treatment for persons detained under the 1983 act, caring for adults under 65 yrs, caring for people whose rights are restricted under the mental health act, diagnostic and screening procedures, …Read more
Mill View is a hospital for adults with mental health problems.Read more
Meadowfield Hospital is a hospital for people with acute mental health problems that forms part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. It comprises of three wards.Read more
Langley Green is a purpose built hospital for people with acute mental health problems.Read more
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