The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP, has announced that Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is to receive £6 million to upgrade and refurbish local hospitals
The Government has announced allocations of £600 million to tackle critical maintenance work in hospitals across England, including seven projects in Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.
The Trust will receive £6 million to carry out the work, which could include building new or refurbishing buildings to deliver key services, upgrading electrical infrastructure, improving ventilation systems and fire safety, and replacing hospital lifts. The work will be completed by March 2021.
Brighton and Hove City Council Conservative Group Leader Steve Bell CBE, said: “I am delighted that Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust will benefit from Government funding to carry out vital maintenance work over the coming months.
“These crucial projects will deliver immediate benefits and provide NHS staff with the facilities they need to provide world-class care to patients, helping our NHS to build back better after the pandemic.”