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.

Paediatrics – Shift practice and rota

The usual working hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. The on-call days run on weekends, 9am-9pm and 9pm-9.30 am the following day.

On-Call for trainees:

There is a 1:9 rota ratio for tier 1 trainees on-call.

Day: 9am – 5pm

Evening: 4.30pm – 9.30pm

Nights: 9pm – 9.30am

Weekends: 9am – 9.30pm

Resident on-call consultant shifts is 1 evening shift per week


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