HIV prevalence rises in Brighton and remains worst outside London

The prevalence of HIV has risen again in Brighton and Hove and remains the highest anywhere in the country outside London. At 0.796 per cent – or almost eight in a thousand 15 to 59-year-olds – the prevalence is up from 0.775 per cent a year earlier. The latest figures were...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014 at 8:46 am

Could you mentor a talented Brighton and Hove schoolgirl?

A scheme to help and support teenage girls from some of the poorer parts of Brighton and Hove is looking for volunteer mentors. The Girls’ Network started working with two schools – Hove Park and the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) – in September. From the new year...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014 at 6:44 am

Brighton heart surgeon flagged up in mortality tables

A cardiac surgeon operating in Brighton has been flagged up in mortality tables. Jonathan Hyde, the chief of surgery at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Sussex County Hospital, was described as a negative outlier by MyNHS. More of his...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014 at 6:09 am

Hove woman stole £1,300 bar takings from Brighton and Hove Albion

A woman from Hove has been convicted of stealing bar takings totalling £1,388 by Brighton magistrates. The court was told that she stole the money in April while working for Sodexo at the American Express Community Stadium, home of Brighton and Hove Albion, in Falmer. Mary Nicole...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014 at 12:41 am
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