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West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board meeting in Littlehampton

10/07/2018

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

NHS choir

Help get the NHS to number one

04/07/2018

To help mark the NHS’s 70th birthday, the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir has teamed up with an array of celebrities to release The Beatles’ classic ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’.

NHS seeking patient and public views on the future of local community services

04/07/2018

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust is seeking the views of patients and members of the public as it begins work designing community services

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS!

04/07/2018

The National Health Service turns 70 on 5 July 2018

Couple walking dogs on a beach in heat haze

Heatwave Level 3 issued

02/07/2018

The Met Office has issued a Heat Health Watch Level 3 for South East England and there is a 90% probability of heatwave conditions between 09:00 on 02 July and 21:00 on 03 July 2018

Three cartoon images of a figure going into a GP surgery

Don't miss out on the very best healthcare

20/06/2018

In England, 1.2 million people are estimated to have a learning disability. It is well recognised that people with learning disabilities have poorer physical and mental health than other people.

CCG team hits the streets of Littlehampton to talk to residents

18/06/2018

Our engagement team will be out and about in Littlehampton tomorrow to share plans to improve access to GP services in the evenings and at weekends.

NHS 111/Clinical Assessment Service procurement for Sussex

14/06/2018

As of Wednesday 13 June it was agreed by the seven Sussex CCGs accountable officers and clinical chairs to stop the procurement with immediate effect

A new scheme to help find vulnerable missing people with dementia

07/06/2018

The 'Herbert Protocol' gives carers, relatives or friends the ability to prepare, in advance, information that police will need quickly if ever their loved one goes missing.

Calling all women…time to get checked

06/06/2018

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but is largely preventable thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination programme.

Quality Improves at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

06/06/2018

The quality of services provided at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has improved substantially and the Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended that it no longer warrants being in special measures, for quality, as a result.

Carers Week to support West Sussex carers

31/05/2018

West Sussex County Council, local NHS and charity providers, including Carers Support West Sussex, are recognising the vital contribution unpaid carers make to families and communities

Changes to over the counter meds to help our NHS

29/05/2018

Help free up millions of pounds for frontline services by buying medicines for short-term ailments over the counter at a pharmacy

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

25/05/2018

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

Appointment of single Chief Nurse for eight CCGs across the STP

25/05/2018

Allison Cannon has been appointed to the role of Chief Nurse/Director of Quality, uniting the quality and safety functions for commissioning across the whole of the Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

28 May 2018 bank holiday pharmacy opening times

24/05/2018

Find out which pharmacies are open near you

NHS plea to get ready for the bank holiday weekend

22/05/2018

In the run-up to the May Day bank holiday weekend (26-28 May 2018) the local NHS is asking everyone to plan ahead to ensure they have all medications they need to stay healthy until normal opening hours resume Tuesday 29 May.

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - May 2018

22/05/2018

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

It's Dementia Action Week 2018

22/05/2018

Find out what small things you could do to make the world more dementia-friendly

Help us improve dementia care and support further

22/05/2018

We want to hear from people across Coastal West Sussex about the care and support available locally for people living with dementia and their carers and families.

Governing Body meets in public

22/05/2018

Today, Tuesday 22 May, is the first Governing Body meeting in public for our new Accountable Officer and new Clinical Chair. Find out more and read the papers.

Pioneering new approach to mental health support in West Sussex

10/05/2018

Pathfinder West Sussex brings together an alliance of ten third sector providers working across the county in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to enable people with mental health support needs, and their carers, to improve their me

Flyer - Dementia Awareness week sessions at Park Surgery

Dementia sessions at Park Surgery

09/05/2018

Age UK West Sussex are hosting a dementia awareness week 21-25 May at the Park Surgery

Four GP practices receive PACE Setter Award for leading the way in mental health

08/05/2018

Mental health charity Coastal West Sussex Mind and the local NHS have awarded four GP practices the new PACE Setter Award which recognises how they are leading the way in changing culture and improving services around mental health in primary care.

Information about the offer of a breast screen for women aged 70-79

03/05/2018

Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen. The offer of a screen comes after some women did not receive an invitation for a final screen, as part of the routine NHS Breast Screening Programme.

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