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Pregnant women urged to get the flu jab this winter

23/10/2017

With the winter fast approaching it is essential that pregnant women receive their flu vaccinations sooner rather than later to help protect themselves and their unborn babies.

Time to Talk Health service making a real difference for patients in Coastal West Sussex

23/10/2017

The free NHS Time to Talk Health service offers talking therapies for people who are finding it difficult to cope with their long-term health conditions.

Local woman who nearly lost arm after antibiotics couldn’t cure a septic horsefly bite backs new campaign to ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’

22/10/2017

New campaign in Surrey, Sussex and Kent highlights taking antibiotics when you don’t need them puts you and your family at risk

Our commitment to children who have been abused and neglected

22/10/2017

We have received a number of requests for information about the work we are doing to support children and young people who have been abused and neglected following the publication of a report from NSPCC, and we would like to set out the local position and

Support women with learning disabilities to take care of their breasts

18/10/2017

This October the NHS is calling for more women with learning disabilities to check their breasts.

Carers...time to care for yourself too – get a flu jab

18/10/2017

Family and friend carers are being encouraged to get a flu vaccination to protect both themselves and the person they care for this winter.

Hospices offering more ‘Outstanding’ care than other services regulated by CQC

13/10/2017

Hospice care across England has the highest percentage of services rated ‘Outstanding’, according to a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

NHS launches campaign to protect the most vulnerable this winter

10/10/2017

Today people are being urged to make sure they are protected against flu, as the NHS launches its national Stay Well This Winter campaign.

People aged 65 and over urged to get protected against flu

10/10/2017

The flu vaccine is also available to those in groups at particular risk of infection and complications.

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West Sussex Emergency Heater Scheme

09/10/2017

We are pleased to confirm that the West Sussex Emergency Heater Scheme will continue to run this winter.

What can West Sussex Care Month do for you?

09/10/2017

West Sussex Care Month is back this October! Packed full of information, advice and ideas, it can help you stay living independently in your own home for as long as possible.

Response to the CQC report on South East Coast Ambulance Service

05/10/2017

Joint statement from the clinical commissioning groups in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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Worthing Mental Health Awareness Week 09 -14 October

05/10/2017

A week long programme of events will be held with the aim of challenging the stigma around mental health and providing good quality information

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Challenge accepted: Stop smoking for Stoptober

05/10/2017

This month we’re backing our smoking population to be successful in their month-long quit attempt this Stoptober.

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

02/10/2017

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

Watch the CCG's 2017 AGM video

02/10/2017

Video of the CCG’s AGM is now available to view on our website

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NHS bids to increase the number of people with learning disabilities with an annual health check

29/09/2017

People with learning disabilities have poorer physical and mental health compared to others – but this doesn’t need to be the case.

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Patient Transport Service is delivering an improved service

28/09/2017

75% of patients are satisfied with the quality of non-emergency Patient Transport Service they received

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Pensioners in Surrey and Sussex urged to make sure they have had their shingles vaccine

21/09/2017

By the end of July, just over half of all eligible older patients in Sussex had been vaccinated against shingles but the NHS is encouraging everyone who is offered the vaccine to take it up.

Come and find out more about the CCG's work at our AGM

04/09/2017

The AGM will take the opportunity to review our achievements and challenges as well as look at our plans for the coming year.

Have your say on the future of prescribed medicines

31/08/2017

Share your views about a national consultation on 3,200 prescribed products which could otherwise be purchased over the counter.

Disney characters are calling for children to keep active this summer

24/08/2017

Children across West Sussex are being given a shake-up, with a little help from Disney, over the summer holidays.

One Call nominated in Nursing Times awards

11/08/2017

We’re delighted to announce that our OneCall service in Coastal West Sussex has been nominated for a Nursing Times award in their ‘care for older people’ category.

Vacancy for Governing Body Lay Member: Finance and Performance

08/08/2017

The CCG is seeking a suitably qualified lay member to sit on the Governing Body and to chair the CCG’s Finance and Performance Committee.

Support for carers and education are key to diabetes services going forward

03/08/2017

More than 70 people took part in three workshops across Coastal West Sussex last week to help the local NHS to shape diabetes services for the future.

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