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
The loss of a limb has severe implications for a person’s mobility, and ability to perform activities of daily living. This can impact negatively on their participation and integration into society.
The ultimate goal of rehabilitation after limb loss is to funbction and walk successfully with the use of a prosthesis and to return to a high level of social reintegration.
Prosthetic rehabilitation is a complex task that ideally requires input from a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. However, most often physiotherapists are in charge of the physical rehabilitation process.Search more
We provide acute hospital and community health services for people living in East Sussex and surrounding areas. Full details of our Rehabilitation Services can be found on the Rehabilitation pages of our website. This includes our After Trauma Team, a team of multidisciplinary clinicians based primarily at our East Sussex Trauma Unit at Conquest Hospital, but covering the whole of …Read more
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 450,000 people across a catchment area covering most of West Sussex. The Trust runs three hospitals: St.Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, Southlands Hospital in Shoreham-by-Sea and Worthing Hospital in the centre of Worthing. We became an NHS Foundation Trust on 1 July 2013, just over four years after the organisation …Read more
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS that provides community services to patients in Sussex. It is houses in several sites across the county. The sections or departments that provide services to people with disabilities include the following: Community Equipment Service – West Sussex Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (Brighton & Hove) Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team (Bognor Regis) …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
Based at Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital.Read more
A specialist centre, working to help adults who are neurologically disabled through accident or illness, to live independently as possible.Read more
The service provides assessment, treatment and advice to people with neurological impairment, including stoke, traumatic brain injury and Multiple Sclerosis.Read more
The Limbless Association provides information and support to the limb-loss community.Read more
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