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Financial wellbeing information for people with cancer and other life affecting illnesses

19/04/2018

St Bernard Support is hosting online webinars on financial wellbeing matters for people with cancer and other life affecting illnesses, their families and their carers

Virus

Are you up-to-date with your MMR vaccine?

18/04/2018

People are being reminded to check they are up-to-date with MMR vaccine following measles cases in Surrey & Sussex

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#FitFutures service launched in Arun

18/04/2018

#FitFutures is a free health and nutritional programme to help teenagers who would like to feel more confident when it comes to their food choices and being physically active.

Clarification on the process for referrals

16/04/2018

Find out more about the role of the Patient Care Navigators.

Watch the CCG's March 2018 Governing Body meeting videos online

05/04/2018

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

CCG response to media coverage of Clinically Effective Commissioning

04/04/2018

Find out more about the work across Sussex and East Surrey to ensure consistency for patients

Brand new STP website launched

04/04/2018

Find out more about the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership in Sussex and East Surrey, its priorities and how it is bringing all of the partners together.

NHS England launches further dedicated mental health services for veterans

04/04/2018

NHS England has launched the NHS Veterans’ Mental Health Complex Treatment Service, further expanding the range of dedicated care and treatment for those who have served their country.

Changes to over the counter medicines to invest in frontline care

03/04/2018

NHS England has today published guidance to free up to almost £100 million for frontline care each year by curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines such as those for constipation and athletes foot.

CCG responds to Fitzalan Medical Group's CQC report

29/03/2018

Today (Thursday 29 March 2018) Fitzalan Medical Group has been placed in special measures after its CQC visit in December. Read more from the practice and the CCG.

West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board meeting to meet in Worthing

29/03/2018

The Board would like to invite local residents and organisations to come and see the Board in action.

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - March 2018

28/03/2018

The latest news from the Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP)

Adam Doyle confirmed as the CCG’s new Accountable Officer

27/03/2018

NHS England have asked Adam Doyle to become Accountable Officer at Coastal West Sussex CCG from 01 April 2018, in addition to his role as Accountable Officer for the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance

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Governing body meeting - change of venue

22/03/2018

The meeting on Tuesday 27 March will now be held at Worthing Leisure Centre

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Calling all dads – we want to hear from you

22/03/2018

For the last four weeks the local NHS has been asking parents about their experiences of maternity services – and this week we need to hear from more dads

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Advice following recent cases of measles in Surrey and Sussex

21/03/2018

Public Health England (PHE) South East is urging people in Surrey and Sussex to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine.

New video help make new mothers aware of the support available to them

20/03/2018

Sussex Partnership Foundation NHS Trust's Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service

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Order your repeat prescriptions early this Easter

19/03/2018

Local people are being encouraged to plan ahead so they enjoy a healthy and happy Easter break by stocking up on essential medicines and finding out how to access the right service for their medical needs if they get ill over the long bank holiday weekend

Easter 2018 bank holiday pharmacy opening times

19/03/2018

Find out which pharmacies are open near you

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Have your say on new multi-million pound Worthing health hub

19/03/2018

Plans for a new health hub in the centre of Worthing are set to go on display to the public next week.

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New video shows partnership working between NHS and local Government in East Sussex

09/03/2018

A new video launched by NHS England looks at the opportunity to integrate health and care

Praise for scheme to bring doctors and specialists closer together

09/03/2018

Local GPs have praised a new scheme that allows doctors the ability to immediately speak to a local specialist, often with the patient still in the room.

Order your repeat prescriptions early this Easter

09/03/2018

Local people are being encouraged to plan ahead so they enjoy a healthy and happy Easter break by stocking up on essential medicines and finding out how to access the right service for their medical needs if they get ill over the long bank holiday weekend

Health and care services continue to manage high demand

08/03/2018

Find out where to go for for urgent care when it is not an emergency

New video focuses on getting patients home from hospital

06/03/2018

The local NHS in Coastal West Sussex is working together to make sure that patients spend no longer than they need to in hospital.

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