About the trust

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 450,000 people across a catchment area covering most of West Sussex.

The Trust runs three hospitals: St.Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, Southlands Hospital in Shoreham-by-Sea and Worthing Hospital in the centre of Worthing.

We became an NHS Foundation Trust on 1 July 2013, just over four years after the organisation was created by a merger of the Royal West Sussex and Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS trusts.

Click below to read or download the WSHFT Constitution


This section of the trust website holds a wide range of corporate documents, plans and other important information about our work and the way our hospitals operate:


To read more about our performance, the Trust Board and the Council of Governors, please return to the ‘your trust‘ section of the site.

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