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Careers and recruitment event

Careers and recruitment event

Arrangements for Monday 19 September

Arrangements for Monday 19 September

Work will not continue on a possible merger with University Hospitals Sussex

Work will not continue on a possible merger with University Hospitals Sussex

Our latest visiting guidance

Our latest visiting guidance

Mask wearing at our hospital

Mask wearing at our hospital

Trying to contact us about your therapy appointment?

Trying to contact us about your therapy appointment?

Stay safe in the sun

Stay safe in the sun

Cancer patients rate hospital in national survey

Cancer patients rate hospital in national survey

Your invite to the Queen Victoria Hospital AGM 2022

Your invite to the Queen Victoria Hospital AGM 2022

RESOLVED: Issues with our phone system

RESOLVED: Issues with our phone system

Coronavirus information and advice for our patients and visitors

Coronavirus information and advice for our patients and visitors

Reintroduction of parking charges from Monday 9 May

Reintroduction of parking charges from Monday 9 May

Roadworks on Holtye Road 10-12 May and 17-19 May

Roadworks on Holtye Road 10-12 May and 17-19 May

Jackie Smith appointed new chair of Queen Victoria Hospital

Jackie Smith appointed new chair of Queen Victoria Hospital

QVH Macmillan Centre celebrates a decade of cancer support

QVH Macmillan Centre celebrates a decade of cancer support

Calling all registered dental nurses and Registered Nurses

Calling all registered dental nurses and Registered Nurses

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for QVH awards

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for QVH awards

Please wear a face mask in our hospital

Please wear a face mask in our hospital

Water Supply Issues

Water Supply Issues

Independent Review

Independent Review

Storm Eunice

Storm Eunice

Yasmin’s following her nursing dream thanks to apprenticeship

Yasmin’s following her nursing dream thanks to apprenticeship

Looking after yourself this winter

Looking after yourself this winter

QVH gets a thumbs up from its youngest patients

QVH gets a thumbs up from its youngest patients

What’s happening about the possible merger?

What’s happening about the possible merger?

Formula 1 donates film prize, awarded for footage of Romain Grosjean’s fireball escape, to QVH

Formula 1 donates film prize, awarded for footage of Romain Grosjean’s fireball escape, to QVH

Dr Anita Donley OBE appointed new chair of QVH

Dr Anita Donley OBE appointed new chair of QVH

Roadworks on Holtye Road starting 8 November 2021

Roadworks on Holtye Road starting 8 November 2021

GB Paralympian and Strictly star Will Bayley becomes QVH Charity ambassador

GB Paralympian and Strictly star Will Bayley becomes QVH Charity ambassador

QVH comes top in national inpatient survey

QVH comes top in national inpatient survey

Cool, call, cover can be crucial first aid for burns

Cool, call, cover can be crucial first aid for burns

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of his sight saving surgery

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of his sight saving surgery

Nurse Kim will lead Paralympic nursing team to Tokyo

Nurse Kim will lead Paralympic nursing team to Tokyo

Wingbee has its maiden voyage at QVH

Wingbee has its maiden voyage at QVH

Roadworks on Holtye Road 2-9 August 2021

Roadworks on Holtye Road 2-9 August 2021

NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings

NHS patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings

QVH nurse attends special NHS commemoration service

QVH nurse attends special NHS commemoration service

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust AGM 2021

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust AGM 2021

New issue of QVH News is out now!

New issue of QVH News is out now!

Why I became an operating department practitioner

Why I became an operating department practitioner

Show your appreciation this Nurses’ Day

Show your appreciation this Nurses’ Day

GB Paralympian and Strictly star gets behind QVH Charity challenge

GB Paralympian and Strictly star gets behind QVH Charity challenge

Operating theatre team lead shortlisted for national award

Operating theatre team lead shortlisted for national award

What’s happening about the possible merger?

What’s happening about the possible merger?

Our radiology team praised for teamwork in national NHS report

Our radiology team praised for teamwork in national NHS report

Celebrating women in science

Celebrating women in science

Apprenticeship helps Jo achieve her dream qualification

Apprenticeship helps Jo achieve her dream qualification

Your chance to nominate outstanding hospital staff

Your chance to nominate outstanding hospital staff

Donating to us during the pandemic

Donating to us during the pandemic

Emily’s candle warning after sustaining significant burns

Emily’s candle warning after sustaining significant burns

Queen Victoria Hospital appoints new nursing head

Queen Victoria Hospital appoints new nursing head

Update on possible future plans for our estate and land sale

Update on possible future plans for our estate and land sale

Experts warn home is where the harm is

Experts warn home is where the harm is

Our consultant recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Our consultant recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Securing the long term future of QVH

Securing the long term future of QVH

Henry’s a ‘star baker’ for Queen Victoria Hospital

Henry’s a ‘star baker’ for Queen Victoria Hospital

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust AGM 2020

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust AGM 2020

Experts share surgical expertise in first of its kind virtual reality training

Experts share surgical expertise in first of its kind virtual reality training

QVH takes part in COVID-19 antibody study

QVH takes part in COVID-19 antibody study

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

QVH remains at the top in national NHS inpatient survey

QVH remains at the top in national NHS inpatient survey

QVH Charity marks NHS birthday with a thank you to supporters

QVH Charity marks NHS birthday with a thank you to supporters

Cancer patients receiving timely surgery thanks to Queen Victoria Hospital

Cancer patients receiving timely surgery thanks to Queen Victoria Hospital

Wearing a face covering when coming to QVH

Wearing a face covering when coming to QVH

Spitfire fly pass recognises the proud heritage of QVH

Spitfire fly pass recognises the proud heritage of QVH

Cancer surgery during the pandemic

Cancer surgery during the pandemic

VE Day 75th anniversary

VE Day 75th anniversary

QVH hand experts save granddad John’s thumb

QVH hand experts save granddad John’s thumb

Donating to our QVH Charity during the pandemic

Donating to our QVH Charity during the pandemic

Update on QVH and COVID-19

Update on QVH and COVID-19

Queen Victoria Hospital becomes designated cancer centre for South East during COVID-19 pandemic

Queen Victoria Hospital becomes designated cancer centre for South East during COVID-19 pandemic

Knowledge of burns experts informs The Good Karma Hospital storyline

Knowledge of burns experts informs The Good Karma Hospital storyline

Marathon Michelle sets her sights on London to support our hospital charity

Marathon Michelle sets her sights on London to support our hospital charity

Staff rate Queen Victoria Hospital a great place to work

Staff rate Queen Victoria Hospital a great place to work

Burns nurse Lucy chosen to help victims of the New Zealand volcanic eruption

Burns nurse Lucy chosen to help victims of the New Zealand volcanic eruption

QVH recognises its apprentices and the contribution they make

QVH recognises its apprentices and the contribution they make

Memory of WWII airman will live on in hospital theatres

Memory of WWII airman will live on in hospital theatres

Staff show their support for National Elf Service Day

Staff show their support for National Elf Service Day

Flu: information for patients and visitors

Flu: information for patients and visitors

Queen Victoria Hospital scores best results in the country in latest national survey

Queen Victoria Hospital scores best results in the country in latest national survey

Emma named South East clinical support worker of the year!

Emma named South East clinical support worker of the year!

QVH gets top scores from some of its youngest patients in national survey

QVH gets top scores from some of its youngest patients in national survey

Outstanding staff recognised for changing the lives of patients

Outstanding staff recognised for changing the lives of patients

Patients rate Queen Victoria Hospital for cancer care

Patients rate Queen Victoria Hospital for cancer care

Safety first this Halloween and fireworks night say burns experts

Safety first this Halloween and fireworks night say burns experts

East Grinstead customers raise £6,000 for our QVH Charity

East Grinstead customers raise £6,000 for our QVH Charity

Experts warn of the dangers of hot drink burns

Experts warn of the dangers of hot drink burns

Hospital prosthetist shortlisted for national award

Hospital prosthetist shortlisted for national award

Keith Altman appointed as new Medical Director

Keith Altman appointed as new Medical Director

QVH goes ‘virtual’ with new Skype clinics

QVH goes ‘virtual’ with new Skype clinics

Rebuilding lives and facing the future

Rebuilding lives and facing the future

Planned changes to care for the most severely burned children

Planned changes to care for the most severely burned children

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for annual hospital awards

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for annual hospital awards

Hospital tops the list for NHS inpatient survey

Hospital tops the list for NHS inpatient survey

Actor Jack Ashton gets muddy for Queen Victoria Hospital

Actor Jack Ashton gets muddy for Queen Victoria Hospital

Care Quality Commission finds ‘outstanding’ care at QVH

Care Quality Commission finds ‘outstanding’ care at QVH

QVH celebrates international clinical trials day

QVH celebrates international clinical trials day

Swing concert hits the right note and raises vital funds for local charity

Swing concert hits the right note and raises vital funds for local charity

Give a gift, not chocolate this Easter

Give a gift, not chocolate this Easter

People with swallowing difficulties can have their cake and eat it too

People with swallowing difficulties can have their cake and eat it too

Actor Jack Ashton gets muddy for Queen Victoria Hospital

Actor Jack Ashton gets muddy for Queen Victoria Hospital

QVH staff champion National Apprenticeship Week

QVH staff champion National Apprenticeship Week

East Grinstead law firm supports QVH Charity with will promotion

East Grinstead law firm supports QVH Charity with will promotion

Refurbishment work on hospital corridor due to begin

Refurbishment work on hospital corridor due to begin

Nervous eye patients get reassuring hand to hold

Nervous eye patients get reassuring hand to hold

Signage improvements for hospital site

Signage improvements for hospital site

New CT scanner unveiled at QVH

New CT scanner unveiled at QVH

New issue of QVH News is out now!

New issue of QVH News is out now!

Experts support changes to firework packaging

Experts support changes to firework packaging

Staff support festive fundraiser for hospital charity

Staff support festive fundraiser for hospital charity

Experts warns of danger of acrylic nails on children

Experts warns of danger of acrylic nails on children

Jane’s national award for improving the lives of people with cancer in Ghana

Jane’s national award for improving the lives of people with cancer in Ghana

Inspiring orthodontic consultant praised by patients at awards

Inspiring orthodontic consultant praised by patients at awards

Hospital’s gardeners are blooming award winners

Hospital’s gardeners are blooming award winners

Outstanding breast cancer nurses recognised by patients at awards

Outstanding breast cancer nurses recognised by patients at awards

Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Actor Jack Ashton becomes hospital charity’s first ambassador

Actor Jack Ashton becomes hospital charity’s first ambassador

“Relentless hills” didn’t stop Mike’s Ride Across Britain charity fundraiser

“Relentless hills” didn’t stop Mike’s Ride Across Britain charity fundraiser

Mum and daughter praise hospital that’s a great place to work

Mum and daughter praise hospital that’s a great place to work

Mike’s going to great lengths to support facial palsy service

Mike’s going to great lengths to support facial palsy service

Research project to aid cancer surgery wins prize for QVH consultant

Research project to aid cancer surgery wins prize for QVH consultant

Staff complete first term of new nursing associate apprenticeship

Staff complete first term of new nursing associate apprenticeship

Surgeons get on their bikes for hospital charity

Surgeons get on their bikes for hospital charity

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for annual hospital awards

Your chance to nominate outstanding staff for annual hospital awards

Queen Victoria Hospital selected to take part in The Great British Coin Hunt

Queen Victoria Hospital selected to take part in The Great British Coin Hunt

Celebs support Queen Victoria Hospital for the NHS’ 70th birthday

Celebs support Queen Victoria Hospital for the NHS’ 70th birthday

Rebuilding lives and facing the future – your invite to the QVH AGM 2018

Rebuilding lives and facing the future – your invite to the QVH AGM 2018

National survey shows QVH is top for positive patient experience

National survey shows QVH is top for positive patient experience

With a little help from our friends this volunteers’ week

With a little help from our friends this volunteers’ week

Sleep expert awarded College Medal for outstanding achievements

Sleep expert awarded College Medal for outstanding achievements

Amex get back to nature to help local hospital

Amex get back to nature to help local hospital

Smart phone study earns rosette for researchers

Smart phone study earns rosette for researchers

We’re supporting the ‘Watch your Back’ skin cancer campaign

We’re supporting the ‘Watch your Back’ skin cancer campaign

Daughter of pioneering plastic surgeon attends event celebrating our history

Daughter of pioneering plastic surgeon attends event celebrating our history

Hospital staff get an egg-stra special treat from local mums group

Hospital staff get an egg-stra special treat from local mums group

Help hospital charity raise Egg-stra this Spring to support the children it treats

Help hospital charity raise Egg-stra this Spring to support the children it treats

Facial palsy specialists show it’s what’s inside that counts

Facial palsy specialists show it’s what’s inside that counts

QVH: Leading the treatment of burns from World War II to today

QVH: Leading the treatment of burns from World War II to today

Queen Victoria Hospital expands NHS sleep clinic in Sussex

Queen Victoria Hospital expands NHS sleep clinic in Sussex

Emma’s a rising star in research!

Emma’s a rising star in research!

Your chance to get involved in the local NHS

Your chance to get involved in the local NHS

Local Lions support sight saving surgery

Local Lions support sight saving surgery

Queen Victoria Hospital wants your memories!

Queen Victoria Hospital wants your memories!

Burns patient returns to the hospital that transformed her life 60 years ago

Burns patient returns to the hospital that transformed her life 60 years ago

Advice to patients with planned operations and appointments

Advice to patients with planned operations and appointments

Gas main works in East Grinstead to run until end of February

Gas main works in East Grinstead to run until end of February

Queen Victoria Hospital leads nationwide survey of prosthetic eyes

Queen Victoria Hospital leads nationwide survey of prosthetic eyes

Latest issue of QVH News is out!

Latest issue of QVH News is out!

QVH gets top scores in national children and young people’s survey

QVH gets top scores in national children and young people’s survey

Our gardens win award for being blooming lovely!

Our gardens win award for being blooming lovely!

Experts warn of the rise in children sustaining burns at home

Experts warn of the rise in children sustaining burns at home

New community respiratory service

New community respiratory service

Gas main works in London Road, East Grinstead until end of February 2018

Gas main works in London Road, East Grinstead until end of February 2018

Outstanding staff recognised with patient awards

Outstanding staff recognised with patient awards

Mum urges families to talk about cornea donation

Mum urges families to talk about cornea donation

Deputy Medical Director awarded college’s highest accolade

Deputy Medical Director awarded college’s highest accolade

New home for outpatient trauma clinic

New home for outpatient trauma clinic

QVH supports first aid guidance for acid attack victims

QVH supports first aid guidance for acid attack victims

£10,000 grant to help burns patients

£10,000 grant to help burns patients

Thank you for your nominations

Thank you for your nominations

Dedicated RAF nurses fundraise for QVH and local museum

Dedicated RAF nurses fundraise for QVH and local museum

Patients given the gift of words thanks to local bookshop

Patients given the gift of words thanks to local bookshop

A22 at South Godstone – eight week closure

A22 at South Godstone – eight week closure

Patients and visitors asked to nominate outstanding staff for QVH awards

Patients and visitors asked to nominate outstanding staff for QVH awards

Mike’s pedal power to support facial palsy service

Mike’s pedal power to support facial palsy service

Increase in babies and children with burns being referred to QVH

Increase in babies and children with burns being referred to QVH

Rebuilding lives: your invite to our annual general meeting

Rebuilding lives: your invite to our annual general meeting

Queen Victoria Hospital achieves top marks from patients in national survey

Queen Victoria Hospital achieves top marks from patients in national survey

Celebrating volunteers’ week

Celebrating volunteers’ week

QVH supports sun protection campaign

QVH supports sun protection campaign

Thank you to local knitters for their dedication to people with dementia

Thank you to local knitters for their dedication to people with dementia

Macmillan Cancer service at the Queen Victoria Hospital turns five

Macmillan Cancer service at the Queen Victoria Hospital turns five

Could you be the next member of our Council of Governors?

Could you be the next member of our Council of Governors?

Staff face the facts for facial palsy

Staff face the facts for facial palsy

MP donates book royalties to thank hospital for burns care

MP donates book royalties to thank hospital for burns care

New high-precision laser at QVH eye unit

New high-precision laser at QVH eye unit

Clinical trial of infection-detecting bandages begins

Clinical trial of infection-detecting bandages begins

Hospital appeals for knitters

Hospital appeals for knitters

Duke of Edinburgh unveils memorial to The Guinea Pigs

Duke of Edinburgh unveils memorial to The Guinea Pigs

MP thanks hospital following bonfire accident

MP thanks hospital following bonfire accident

Community Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Service

Community Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Service

Be a burns hero

Be a burns hero

Smart specs to treat facial palsy, monitor mood and steer wheelchairs

Smart specs to treat facial palsy, monitor mood and steer wheelchairs

Hospital gardeners bloomin’ happy

Hospital gardeners bloomin’ happy

QVH appoints new chief executive

QVH appoints new chief executive

East Grinstead Research Group unveil plans for Scar Biobank

East Grinstead Research Group unveil plans for Scar Biobank

Improving use of antibiotics for burns patients

Improving use of antibiotics for burns patients

Dr Edward Pickles appointed as Medical Director

Dr Edward Pickles appointed as Medical Director

Patients rate QVH among the best hospitals for cancer care

Patients rate QVH among the best hospitals for cancer care

QVH eye patients get support from new RNIB liaison officer

QVH eye patients get support from new RNIB liaison officer

QVH to recruit new chief executive as Richard Tyler departs for ‘unique’ role

QVH to recruit new chief executive as Richard Tyler departs for ‘unique’ role

QVH continues to receive top marks from patients in survey

QVH continues to receive top marks from patients in survey

Care Quality Commission finds ‘outstanding’ care at QVH

Care Quality Commission finds ‘outstanding’ care at QVH

Junior doctors’ strike 26-28 April

Junior doctors’ strike 26-28 April

Junior doctors’ strikes – 6-8 April

Junior doctors’ strikes – 6-8 April

Temporary change to QVH minor injuries unit opening times

Temporary change to QVH minor injuries unit opening times

Junior doctors’ strikes – 9-11 March

Junior doctors’ strikes – 9-11 March

Junior doctors’ strike 10 February

Junior doctors’ strike 10 February

Junior doctors’ strikes

Junior doctors’ strikes

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for awards

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for awards

Junior doctor strikes on 1, 8 and 16 December

Junior doctor strikes on 1, 8 and 16 December

Colour-changing dressing could change lives

Colour-changing dressing could change lives

Call for people to be more burns aware

Call for people to be more burns aware

QVH nurse honoured for Ebola work in Africa

QVH nurse honoured for Ebola work in Africa

QVH continues to receive top marks from patients

QVH continues to receive top marks from patients

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for 2015 awards

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for 2015 awards

QVH pathology lab first of its kind in the country to achieve new standards

QVH pathology lab first of its kind in the country to achieve new standards

QVH rolls out wi-fi for patients and visitors

QVH rolls out wi-fi for patients and visitors

QVH specialists get behind national day to urge people to be burns aware

QVH specialists get behind national day to urge people to be burns aware

Patients rate QVH among the best hospitals for cancer care

Patients rate QVH among the best hospitals for cancer care

Queen Victoria Hospital appoints new Chair

Queen Victoria Hospital appoints new Chair

Report concludes that Savile had no connection to QVH

Report concludes that Savile had no connection to QVH

Minor injuries unit closed Saturday 26 April for essential electrical works

Minor injuries unit closed Saturday 26 April for essential electrical works

East Grinstead hospital rated best in the country for quality of nursing

East Grinstead hospital rated best in the country for quality of nursing

QVH calls for local people to join its council of governors

QVH calls for local people to join its council of governors

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for awards

Patients and visitors asked to nominate QVH staff for awards

Pioneering eye surgery centre marks 60th anniversary with vision for the future

Pioneering eye surgery centre marks 60th anniversary with vision for the future

Princess Anne opens new state-of-the-art facilities as QVH celebrates 150 years

Princess Anne opens new state-of-the-art facilities as QVH celebrates 150 years

Local teenagers swim Channel for Queen Victoria Hospital charity

Local teenagers swim Channel for Queen Victoria Hospital charity

QVH rated best NHS hospital by Kent, Surrey and Sussex inpatients

QVH rated best NHS hospital by Kent, Surrey and Sussex inpatients

QVH reports rise in sunburnt babies and children during heatwave

QVH reports rise in sunburnt babies and children during heatwave

Queen Victoria Hospital chairman Peter Griffiths awarded CBE

Queen Victoria Hospital chairman Peter Griffiths awarded CBE

QVH named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2013

QVH named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2013

Chief executive appointed

Chief executive appointed

QVH scores top marks from patients

QVH scores top marks from patients

QVH takes starring role in new BBC documentary

QVH takes starring role in new BBC documentary

Adverse weather update

Adverse weather update

Staff rate East Grinstead hospital the best in the country

Staff rate East Grinstead hospital the best in the country

QVH begins recruitment for new chief executive

QVH begins recruitment for new chief executive

Statement in response to the final report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry

Statement in response to the final report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry

QVH Chief Executive announces new role

QVH Chief Executive announces new role

Patients, members and visitors asked for feedback on equality and diversity at QVH

Patients, members and visitors asked for feedback on equality and diversity at QVH

Hospital charity launches website and new ways to support patients

Hospital charity launches website and new ways to support patients