News

NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG facing significant financial pressures

24/03/2017

NHS CWS CCG is reporting a projected deficit of £20 million following one of the most challenging 12 months in its history

Our NHS: You can help save your local NHS up to £3m a year

22/03/2017

It's week five for 'Our NHS' - this week we look at medicine use in Coastal West Sussex

Pulborough Primary Care Centre rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

17/03/2017

Inspectors rated the care at Pulborough Primary Care Centre Outstanding for being responsive to people’s needs and well-led, and Good for being safe, effective and caring

Our NHS: 10,000 strong family committed to “outstanding” hospital care

15/03/2017

It's week four for 'Our NHS' - did you know more than 9,400 people work for Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, making it one of the largest employers in the area?

Three hundred thousand Sussex GP patients benefiting from the online revolution

15/03/2017

In just nine months and with the click of a button they have booked and cancelled more than 317,000 appointments

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Sussex Patient Transport Service (PTS) update

13/03/2017

Sussex Patient Transport Service (PTS) will be run by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) from 1st April, 2017

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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

09/03/2017

Recent research shows an alarmingly low awareness of the symptoms among woman.

Our NHS: who would you turn to?

09/03/2017

It's week three for 'Our NHS' - imagine what you would do if you could no longer look after yourself or a loved one

Our NHS: what really happens in a local GP practice?

02/03/2017

It's week two for 'Our NHS' - a six-week look at our local health and social care across our GP and primary care services, hospitals, social care, community and mental health services

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Were you a patient at Arun Medical Group?

27/02/2017

The CCG would like to understand how the closure of Arun Medical Group felt for patients and if there has been any impact from the closure that we can learn from

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Help shape your local NHS services

23/02/2017

Tell us your views on Our NHS by completing this survey.

Introducing 'Our NHS'

23/02/2017

We are launching Our NHS - a six-week look at our local health and social care across our GP and primary care services, hospitals, social care, community and mental health services

You can contribute to the way health services across our area are run

15/02/2017

Members of the public who are keen to contribute to the way the health service operates are being asked to consider filling places on several committees and groups at Coastal West Sussex CCG

Tell us about your experience of diabetes care in Coastal West Sussex

13/02/2017

The long-term conditions team at CWS CCG are reviewing diabetes care across Coastal West Sussex and are keen to hear from both patients with diabetes and people who care for someone living with diabetes.

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February is The British Heart Foundation’s Heart Month

08/02/2017

Heart disease is heartless. It can strike anyone at any age, at any time, shattering the lives of family and friends that people tragically leave behind.

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4th February 2017 is World Cancer Day

02/02/2017

Cancer affects millions of people around the world every day which is why this awareness day is so important.

Feedback invited on our Constitution

19/01/2017

We are reviewing and updating our Constitution and would like to hear from patients, their families, carers and the wider public about this important document

Winter is a very busy time for NHS services - please get the right care in the right place

06/01/2017

A message from Dr David Whitehead our Clinical Director

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Cold weather can be seriously bad for your health – how to keep warm and well

05/01/2017

The start of 2017 looks set to be a bitter one if weather reports are accurate.

Primary Care Commissioning Committee 10 January papers available

05/01/2017

Questions welcome before 5pm on 9 January

Put your health first this bank holiday weekend

30/12/2016

As the NHS in West Sussex prepares for one of its busiest periods of the year, Dr David Whitehead, NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group’s Clinical Director, is asking residents to put their health first

Watch the CCG's December 2016 Governing Body meeting videos online

23/12/2016

Videos of the CCG’s Governing Body meeting in public are now available to view

Bank holiday pharmacy opening times - Christmas 2016

20/12/2016

Find out which local pharmacies are open during the festive season.

How to contact the communications team

You can reach our communication team by:

  • Calling – 01903 707447
  • Emailing – contactus.coastal@nhs.net
  • Writing to – Communications Team, NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG, 1 The Causeway, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN12 6BT