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New websites launch for the Sussex NHS Commissioners


This website will no longer be updated from 1 April 2020 onwards.

New advice to support mental health during coronavirus outbreak from


People struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will be offered additional online support and practical guidance to help them cope

Covid-19 - system leaders' message to public and staff


Health and care organisations across Sussex are doing everything we can to manage the ongoing Covid-19 situation and prepare for what is expected to be an increase in infection over the coming weeks

NHS Statement on Coronavirus (Covid-19)


A further 28 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England to 414

Hospitals get ramped up for delivery of protective kit to staff fighting coronavirus


Millions more items of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline staff have been delivered to NHS services across the country in the last few days

Former docs and nurses told “Your NHS Needs You” to tackle greatest global health threat in history


More than 65,000 former nurses and doctors will today be told “Your NHS Needs You”, as a new recruitment drive gets underway to support the fight against coronavirus

Novel coronavirus info and updates


New NHS website for help with Coronavirus symptoms [update 13 Mar 2020]

Community Ambassadors wanted to help shape future NHS and social care services in Sussex


Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in health and social care? Would you like to meet new people, learn new skills and gain valuable work experience?

Watch the CCG's January 2020 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

Protect your children as flu cases expected to rise


With flu rates expected to rise in the coming weeks, the local NHS is urging parents and carers to ensure their child is protected from the common virus with the free flu vaccine

Don’t give the gift of infection this Christmas


Those in hospital or care homes are at greater risk of suffering from serious health complications if they catch flu or norovirus

Christmas and new year pharmacy opening times


Please make sure you phone ahead to check the pharmacy is open before travelling

Under half of those at risk of serious illness getting free flu jab


People living with a long term health condition are being urged to protect themselves from becoming seriously ill this winter with a free flu jab

Watch the CCG's November 2019 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

Over 65 year olds offered free protection from the flu


Thousands of residents aged 65 and over in West Sussex are being urged to claim their free flu jab by the local NHS

Papers published for the CCG's Governing Body meeting next week


Read more about our latest business and the papers to be considered by the Governing Body on Tuesday 26 November

Loxwood GP Practice awarded PACE setter award


Loxwood Medical Practice near Billingshurst has been presented with a PACE Setter Award for its outstanding work in the care of children and young people

West Sussex has been awarded more than £340,000 to help rough sleepers get vital access to health services


A grant from the Department of Health and Social Care was awarded following a successful application to Public Health England

New Stop Look Care booklet rolled out to care homes across Sussex


The booklet helps care workers and carers identify when the person they are caring for may be deteriorating and becoming unwell

Feedback sought on the developing Sussex Health and Care Plan


A plan that aims to improve lives, extend lives and save lives of people living across Sussex has been made available for public comment

Help us help you this winter by getting your flu vaccination - it’s free because you need it


Certain groups are at particular risk from flu and vaccination is still the best protection we have against this unpredictable virus

A second Outstanding rating for Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


CQC inspectors visited the trust in July 2019 to assess the critical care units at both Worthing Hospital and St Richard’s Hospital

Making Midhurst Integrated Community Health Hub a reality


Proposals for a new Health Hub to offer patients a range of support

Extra mental health support in Arun and Crawley schools to be developed


West Sussex has successfully bid to develop extra mental health support in schools in two pilot areas

How to contact the communications team

You can reach our communication team by:

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