Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Emergency helplines

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.

Minor injuries units – Bognor and Horsham

Bognor Regis: Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Shripney Road PO22 9PP

Horsham: Horsham Hospital, Hurst Road RH12 2DR

  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tel: 01293 600300 ext 7202
  • More information

Accident and emergency departments – Worthing and Chichester

Worthing Hospital
Lyndhurst Road
Worthing BN11 2DH
01903 205111 (switchboard)

St Richard’s Hospital
Spitalfield Lane
Chichester PO19 6SE
01243 788122 (switchboard)

Emergency dental service

If you need emergency dental help when your dentist is closed, there are emergency dental clinics in West Sussex, which can offer appointments.

Appointments must be booked before you attend. Please call NHS 111 to find out where you can get help and treatment.

Emergency crisis lines

Mental health help and support

For help and advice call the Sussex Mental Healthline on 0300 5000 101 – available Monday to Friday 5:00pm to 9:00am, and 24 hours at weekends and on Bank Holidays.


A confidential 24-hour service providing emotional support to people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

  • 08457 909090

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline

24-hour helpline for children and young people concerned about a child or young person at risk of abuse – freephone: 0800 800500

Refuge 24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline

Crisis line providing counseling; support and advice for women and children escaping domestic violence – 0870 5995443

The Rape and Abuse Line

For anyone who has been affected by rape or abuse – 7.00pm-10.00pm

  • Calls answered by women: 0808 8000123
  • Calls answered by men: 0808 8000122


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