Our COVID-19 measures remain in place. Feel safe at Sussex Premier Health hospitals. Read our Covid-19 Policy here

Feel safe with Sussex Premier Health during COVID-19

Please read this information carefully especially if you are coming to our hospital for an appointment.

Expert care every step of the way

We’ve implemented a series of safety measures to help protect our patients and colleagues from the potential risk of COVID-19. We are keeping these measures in place once legal restrictions are lifted across the UK.

To help minimise the potential risk in our hospitals and help you feel safe, our safety measures include:

Important information for visitors

Your visit

We’re confident that these pathways will help create a secure, protective environment so everyone feels more confident about coming into our hospital.

Preparing for your visit

Pre-op assessment

All of our surgical inpatients will have a pre-op assessment to prepare you for your operation.


Prior to undergoing surgery you will undergo a COVID-19 swab test and may be instructed to self isolate from time of test.

During your visit

Staff PPE and testing

To keep everyone safe in our hospitals, all Sussex Premier Health staff will receive regular COVID-19 testing and wear PPE.

Patient PPE and testing

On arrival there are face masks available, you’ll be required to wear a face mask whilst in the hospital.

You’ll have easy access to handwashing and hand sanitisers throughout our hospital.

Social distancing

Our hospital has been specially adapted to ensure appropriate distancing. This includes clear signage and a one-way system throughout.

Your room

For the majority of treatments patients will have their own individual room with an en-suite bathroom.

After your visit


Patients will receive post-operative care information and any consultant follow-up required – delivered either face to face or virtually.


A 24/7 helpline is available to provide post-operative advice, whenever you need it.