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Independent review of children and young people’s emotional and wellbeing services and their experiences in Sussex

17/10/2018

Following discussions involving the seven Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), NHS England, Local Authorities and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT), it has been agreed that an independent review will take place of the services availabl

children aged 2-3 can get a free nasal flu spray vaccination

Thousands of toddlers missing out on free flu vaccine

17/10/2018

Parents are being urged to make sure their children get the free flu vaccine this year – protecting them and their loved ones.

Don't miss out on your flu jab this winter

11/10/2018

A more effective flu vaccine for the over 65s is being offered this winter in a bid to keep the viral infection at bay.

New flu vaccine to protect more vulnerable people this winter

09/10/2018

Anyone aged over 65, those with long term health conditions, carers and pregnant women are all eligible for the free vaccine.

We are improving access to GP appointments

01/10/2018

GP and nurse appointments are now available during the evening and at the weekend for people across Coastal West Sussex

Watch the CCG's 2018 AGM video

01/10/2018

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

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

28/09/2018

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

Do you have a learning disability? Don't miss out: get better healthcare now

Extra support for people with learning disabilities

28/09/2018

People with learning disabilities who live in Coastal West Sussex are being urged to sign up to their GP’s learning disability register.

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Governing body meeting - change of time

19/09/2018

The meeting on Tuesday 25 September will be held in the afternoon at 14:20-16:00

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Coverage declines in nine of the 12 routine child vaccinations and increases in one

19/09/2018

Figures published yesterday show that coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year. It increased in one vaccine and remained at the same le

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CQC take action at Horncastle House

19/09/2018

As a result of serious concerns found by inspectors last week, the Care Quality Commission has taken urgent enforcement action to protect people living in Horncastle House, at Sharpthorne, East Grinstead, West Sussex.

Dementia friendly events in Worthing

19/09/2018

For people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers

Want to work to improve care for older people in Coastal West Sussex?

14/09/2018

Age UK Horsham District are recruiting a Community Link Specialists (CLS)

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Funding boost for 'Going Local' project

13/09/2018

A project which has seen more than 1,000 people referred by their GPs for help in combating problems in their personal lives is set to continue.

Premiere for new film to tell local people’s stories about the NHS at 70

11/09/2018

A brand new film that shares the stories of people from across Coastal West Sussex celebrating the NHS at 70 will be premiered in Worthing this month.

Make sure your teenagers get vaccinated against meningitis before they head off to university

02/09/2018

As teenagers are getting ready to leave home to move into student accommodation, the NHS is urging parents to make sure your children have had their vaccination.

Changes to over-the-counter meds to help our NHS

31/08/2018

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

August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

23/08/2018

August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

Come to our annual general meeting

13/08/2018

Our 2018 AGM is taking place on Tuesday 25 September 2018

NHS expecting large turnout for Pride and preparing for busy weekend

02/08/2018

People attending Pride this weekend are being called on to #HelpMyNHS and those not attending to use services wisely.

Sun lovers urged to protect themselves from harm

02/08/2018

People living in and visiting Coastal West Sussex being urged to protect themselves against the sun this summer to reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Come and join the ‘Big Health and Care Conversation’

01/08/2018

Do you want to get involved in the future of NHS services? Do you have ideas about how health and care services can be further improved? We want to hear from you!

Plans for new Glebe Surgery given the green light

01/08/2018

Proposals to build a new state of the art GP surgery in Storrington have been approved.

Changes to gluten free items on prescription in Coastal West Sussex

30/07/2018

Following a national consultation led by the Government on the availability of gluten-free foods on NHS prescription, the government has decided to restrict gluten-free prescribing to bread and mixes only

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

27/07/2018

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

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