Call to action – chance for local women to have their say on health

Reshaping women’s healthcare is a is the subject of a new government consultation and Hastings and Rye MP, Sally-Ann Hart, is encouraging women across the constituency to have their say by coming forward to share their experiences The first of its kind, the Women’s Health Strategy will address women’s health in England over the course […]

Don’t let the myths put you off – could you be a foster carer?

Could you be a foster carer? As part of Foster Care Fortnight an appeal has gone out across the county urging people to consider becoming foster carers. During the annual campaign, which this year runs from May 10th, the East Sussex County Council is highlighting the need to find more people who can provide local children […]

St Michael’s Hospice recruiting Registered Nurses

St Michael’s Hospice has opportunities for registered nurses to pursue a career in palliative care across a variety of ‘challenging and fulfilling roles’ in its in-patient unit, community service and telephone support and advice line. The team provide skilled hands-on nursing care, palliative care assessment, as well as advice and compassionate support ensuring the holistic […]

Your chance to shape the future of your town!

You have two weeks left to have your say on the document that will shape the town right through until 2039. In January Hastings Borough Council (HBC) launched its consultation on the Draft Local Plan. As the end of the eight-week consultation approaches, the council says it wants to ensure that everyone has a chance […]

#ImGoingforZero – campaign launched to ‘kick Covid out of Hastings’ for good!

In a major public campaign, Hastings’ community leaders are joining forces to ‘kick Covid-19 out of Hastings’ once and for all. Tagged #ImGoingforZero, Hastings Community Hub – which brings together all the organisations supporting people through the pandemic – has launched a huge promotional campaign to help everyone in the town get life back to […]

Making their case for a pay rise – local key-workers meet their MP

‘Disheartened and used’ was how one frontline NHS worked described how he felt when he and a number of colleagues met recently with local MP Sally-Ann Hart. Paul Jones, a porter at the Conquest Hospital, said: “With the NHS pay rise delayed, I feel disheartened and used. Considering that it was key workers who kept the […]

Progress is being made – over 70s are the next priority

Information about how the vaccination rollout is progressing in Hastings and St Leonards is coming thick and fast this week. This morning we spoke to Dr Craig Namvar on behalf of the Hastings Primary Care Network and he had this to say: “The collaborating GP practices of Hastings and St Leonards have vaccinated 7,476 patients […]