Brighton hospital trust pleads guilty to legionella charge

The main hospital trust in Brighton and Hove pleaded guilty to failing to protect patients and staff from deadly legionella bacteria before a crown court judge today (Monday 30 March). Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Sussex Count...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015 at 8:53 pm

Four men jailed for prostituting 16-year-old runaway girl from Brighton

Four men have been jailed for 30 years for plying a 16-year-old runaway girl from Brighton with cocaine and prostituting her. They were sentenced to between 5 and 14 years in prison by Judge Richard Hayward at Hove Crown Court this afternoon (Monday 30 March). All four denied...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015 at 2:17 pm

Court orders Brighton attempted murder suspect to await trial in prison

A court has ordered a Brighton man charged with stabbing a 19-year-old woman to await trial for attempted murder in prison. Jamiv Usman, 30, unemployed, of Meadowview, Bevendean, was remanded in custody by Brighton magistrates at a short hearing this morning (Monday 30 March)....
Posted On 30 Mar 2015 at 10:39 am

Good Samaritans save Brighton man from attack by gang of ‘friends’

Police in Brighton would like to trace some passers-by who may have saved an attack victim from being robbed and sustaining worse injuries. Between 4am and 5am on Monday (23 March) the victim, a 29-year-old local man, was on his way home after a night out when he was attacked in...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015 at 7:44 am

Brighton hospital trust recruits 200 nurses from abroad

The main hospital trust serving Brighton and Hove has recruited more than 200 nurses from abroad over the past six months. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust shared the scale of overseas recruitment with Healthwatch Brighton and Hove in response to concerns about...
Posted On 30 Mar 2015 at 12:05 am