News

Watch the CCG's June 2017 Governing Body meeting video online

22/06/2017

Video of the CCG’s Governing Body meeting in public is now available to view

Excellent care and service from GP and staff

22/06/2017

Listening to your experiences of local health and care is really important

CCG decision-making to be held in public

22/06/2017

Improvements have been agreed to the way the CCG makes decisions about local health services in Coastal West Sussex.

Health experts urge South East outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer

19/06/2017

Health experts are urging men in the South East who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Think of others during the heat

19/06/2017

High temperatures can be dangerous, particularly for the very young, elderly, or those with serious health conditions.

Integrated Urgent Care: Sussex 111 service provider event Wednesday 26 July 2017

13/06/2017

We are inviting directors, bid managers and finance leaders within the 111 call handling market to an event on behalf of the seven Sussex CCGs

Let’s all become more caring this Carers Week

12/06/2017

West Sussex County Council, Carers Support West Sussex and the NHS are partnering to raise awareness of the contribution family and friend carers make within communities.

Don’t let embarrassment prevent cancer screening

12/06/2017

Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease.

Care Quality Commission (CQC) seeks views on next phase of regulation

12/06/2017

The CQC is consulting on a further set of proposals which will help shape the next phase of regulation for health and social care across the country.

Extraordinary meeting of the CCG's Governing Body: Assurance – 20 June 2017

08/06/2017

NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG will be holding an extraordinary meeting of its Governing Body: Assurance on 20 June 2017 to consider proposed changes to the CCG’s Constitution

Restrictions in accessing test strips for diabetes management

08/06/2017

We have received a number of requests for information about restrictions in accessing test strips for diabetes management and so we wanted to share our response with everyone

Access to specialist nursing care for people with secondary breast cancer in their local hospital

08/06/2017

We have received a number of requests for information about access to specialist nursing care for people with secondary breast cancer and so we wanted to share our response with everyone

Making a difference in health and care

31/05/2017

Today is the start of National Volunteers’ Week, a week-long celebration of the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK

29 May bank holiday pharmacy opening times

22/05/2017

Find out which pharmacies are open near you

Let’s unite in support for people with dementia

16/05/2017

Every three minutes a person in the UK will develop dementia, and many are facing it alone.

Cyber attack: updated statement on hospital and GP services

12/05/2017

If you have an appointment you should still attend unless contacted and asked not to

Local NHS supports Dying Matters Week

09/05/2017

The theme of Dying Matters Awareness Week 2017 is ‘What Can You Do?’, and aims to get people more active in planning for dying and death.

Awards recognise excellent patient experience

03/05/2017

Health leaders and GP practices in Coastal West Sussex have been declared some of the best in the country when it comes to patient experience

Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting due on Tuesday 02 May 2017 now cancelled

28/04/2017

We are now in purdah due to the upcoming general election

May Day bank holiday pharmacy opening times

27/04/2017

Find out which pharmacies are open near you

Don’t miss out - get better healthcare

27/04/2017

Do you have a learning disability or support someone who does?

Worthing Medical Group rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

18/04/2017

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by Worthing Medical Group in Worthing, West Sussex to be Outstanding following an inspection in January 2017.

Forget the eggs; do you have enough medicines for Easter weekend?

06/04/2017

With Easter weekend fast approaching, we are asking people who have repeat prescriptions to plan ahead and make sure you have enough medicines to last over the bank holiday weekend.

17,500 forces veterans and service personnel to benefit from £9m investment in new and improved NHS mental health services

05/04/2017

NHS England has launched a new mental health service to support and treat ex-armed forces veterans and service personnel approaching discharge

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