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.

Acute Medicine

The Acute Medicine department sees patients referred to hospital as emergencies by their GP and those requiring admission from Accident and Emergency.

It operates from the Acute Medical Units at St Richard’s Hospital and at Worthing Hospital, where it is a central part of the new Emergency Floor.


Contact Details

  • Tel: 01243 788122 (St Richard's) or 01903 205111 (Worthing)


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