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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 20 June 2019

This survey looked at the experiences of 76,668 people who were discharged from an NHS acute hospital in July 2018.

Between August 2018 and January 2019, a questionnaire was sent to 1,250 recent inpatients at each trust.

Responses were received from 442 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Maternity

Published 29 January 2019

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

During the summer of 2018, a questionnaire was sent to all women who gave birth in February 2018 (and January 2018 at smaller trusts).

Responses were received from 118 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Children and young people

Published 28 November 2017

This survey looked at the experiences of 34,708 children and young people who received inpatient or day case care during October, November and December 2016.

Between February and June 2017, a questionnaire was sent to a maximum of 1,250 recent patients at each trust.

Responses were received from 413 patients at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Emergency department

Published 17 October 2017

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

Between October 2016 and March 2017, a questionnaire was sent to 1,250 people who used emergency department services.

Responses were received from 354 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.