Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust employs 5,000 members of staff and serves 450,000 people in West Sussex.
The Trust manages St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, Worthing Hospital and Southlands Hospital, Shoreham. Worthing and Chichester Hospitals provide over 600 beds between them. The area served by the Trust comprises the south coast from East Hampshire across to Shoreham and north up to Midhurst, Billingshurst and Storrington. To find out more about Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, please visit the home page of this site.
Good main line rail links to London. Both Worthing and Chichester stations only a 10 minute walk from the respective hospital. On site parking is available, a staff parking pass can be applied for.
St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester’s Accident and Emergency department was rated as one of the top performing departments in the country in the Healthcare Commission’s Emergency Department national patient survey.
The hospitals achieved an ‘excellent’ rating for environment, food and standards of privacy and dignity for patients in the National Patient Safety Agency Patient Environment Action Team assessment.
We were again rated in the top 20% for ‘overall patient care’ in the National Inpatient Survey.
The Trust was again named as one of the Top 40 Hospitals by CHKS, a leading healthcare benchmarking expert. The awards are based on the evaluation of around 20 indicators covering clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency and patient experience and quality of care.
Our doctor training programmes are well taught, strongly supported and highly rated by students and clinicians alike.
The local area
Worthing and Chichester have many things do see and do for most tastes, more information can be found on these websites*:
*External websites are not the responsibility of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust