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Provider: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Good

On 08 January 2019, we published a report on how well Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust uses its resources. The ratings from this report are:

  • Use of resources: Requires Improvement  
  • Combined rating: Good  

Read more about use of resources ratings

Read our reports of listening activity in December 2013 and January 2014 and for Community health services for children, young people and families, published on 8 August 2014.

CQC carried out a period of listening activity at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in December 2013 and January 2014. The report from that exercise, which informed our inspection in May 2014, is available below.

In August 2014, we published the results of our inspections into the trust. The report for the Community health services for children, young people and families is available to download below.

Patient surveys


We use national surveys to find out about the experience of service users receiving care and treatment from healthcare organisations and mental healthcare providers. Follow the links below to learn about our findings.

Inpatient

Published 2 July 2020

This survey looked at the experiences of 76,915 people who were discharged from an NHS acute hospital in July 2019.

Between August 2019 and January 2020, a questionnaire was sent to 1,250 recent inpatients at each trust.

Responses were received from 486 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Maternity

Published 28 January 2020

We use national surveys to find out about the experiences of people who receive care and treatment.

During the summer of 2019, a questionnaire was sent to all women who gave birth in February (and January 2019 at smaller trusts).

Responses were received from 181 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Children and young people

Published 19 November 2019

This survey looked at the experiences of 33,179 children and young people who were admitted in November and December 2018.

Between February and June 2019, a questionnaire was sent to a maximum of 1250 recent patients at each trust.

Responses were received from 354 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Urgent and Emergency Care – Type 1 service

Published 23 October 2019

This survey looked at the experiences of people who attended type 1 or type 3 urgent & emergency care (UEC) services.

Type 1 services include A&E departments, and may also be known as casualty or emergency departments.

Type 3 services include urgent care centres, urgent treatment centres and minor injury units. The survey only includes services directly run by an acute NHS trust.

These are the results for Type 1 services.

See the results for trusts that had an eligible Type 3 service.

We use surveys to find out about the experiences of people who receive care and treatment.

Between October 2018 and March 2019, a questionnaire was sent to:

  • 1,250 people who had used Type 1 services at trusts with no eligible Type 3 services
  • 950 people who had used Type 1 services at trusts who also had eligible Type 3 services

Responses were received from 343 people at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Outpatient

Published 3 February 2012

We use national surveys to find out about the experience of patients when receiving care and treatment from healthcare organisations. Between June and October 2011, a questionnaire was sent to patients who had recently attended an outpatient appointment for each NHS trust in England.

Responses were received from 464 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.