Worthing Hospital A&E entrance

Save A&E for saving lives

Friday December 16, 2016

Worthing Hospital and St Richard’s in Chichester are very busy and we are urging people to only use our A&E departments if they are seriously unwell or have suffered a major injury.

This allows our highly-skilled emergency teams to treat the large number of very sick patients who need our care the most, as quickly as possible.

Unfortunately, it’s likely that if you are not an emergency then you will have to wait a long time. If in any doubt how to access care please call NHS 111, your GP or visit a pharmacy.

We would also like to apologise to patients whose planned care procedure or treatment has been postponed and thank them for their understanding while our teams work hard to prioritise those people in most need at this time.

If you are unsure how to access the best care for you please click on the following link:


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