Shortage of family doctors in Brighton and Hove comes under the microscope

Anti-social hours are putting new doctors off long-term commitments to working as full-time general practitioners (GPs). And despite government pledges to recruit more family doctors and to staff surgeries so that they can be open longer for patients, the GP workforce is...

Brighton and Hove health chiefs share concerns around consultation events

Few people turn up to some health consultation and public engagement events, a leading Brighton and Hove doctor said yesterday (Wednesday 24 October). Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) chair David Supple spoke of his disappointment at a governing body meeting,...

Brighton General Hospital to become new homes and community health hub

The Brighton General Hospital is to be turned into flats with a new community health hub built on the site. The ambitious scheme was approved by health chiefs in a meeting on the Brighton General site this afternoon (Thursday 25 October). While the process has more hurdles to...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018 at 4:02 pm

Man arrested over rape of Brighton woman

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman from Brighton in woods near Steyning. Sussex Police said that he had been “released under investigation” while inquiries continue. The force said: “Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Steyning...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018 at 2:09 pm

Pictures released of Brighton travel agency robbery suspect

Security camera pictures of a suspected robber were published today (Thursday 25 October) after a man stole cash from a travel agency in Brighton earlier this week. Sussex Police said: “Do you recognise this man who robbed a city centre travel agents on Monday (22 October)?...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018 at 12:18 pm