PERFORMANCE: Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust’s performance on mixed sex breaches improved slightly last month.

It recorded 23 breaches of the Department of Health’s guidelines on mixed sex accommodation in December. Overall it had a breach rate of 3.8 for December

The trust had 25 breaches in November and 36 breaches during October.

Brighton and Sussex had the most breaches in the South East Coast region during December and the third most nationally, behind Barts and Mid Staffs.