Survival rates for patients with the most serious injuries are improving at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, according to the latest figures.
Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, shared the news yesterday in a message to his staff.
The trust runs the Royal Sussex, in Eastern Road, Brighton.
Mr Selbie said that patients treated after a serious accident had better survival rates than those at three other major trauma centres.
The three were St George’s Hospital in Tooting, the Royal London Hospital and King’s College Hospital in London.
The figures are published by the Trauma Audit and Research Network and relate to 2009-10.