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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

Bank holiday pharmacy opening times - Easter 2017

05/04/2017

Find out which local pharmacies are open over the Easter weekend

Watch the CCG's March 2017 Governing Body meeting videos online

05/04/2017

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

New services for patients in south east as part of national NHS plan

31/03/2017

The NHS in England has set out how it will meet the priorities of patients and public over the next two years by better integrating health and care services

Our NHS: Plan to tackle nursing crisis

30/03/2017

It's the final week for 'Our NHS' campaign - this week we look at plans to tackle the nursing crisis

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

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