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Start Well, Live Well, Age Well - have your say

05/12/2018

Consultation now open on draft Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

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

03/12/2018

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

Free training and support for parents and carers of children with autism and ADHD

30/11/2018

A varied selection of workshops and courses is available to help develop your understanding of the conditions and issues experienced by your children

Have your say on new ‘prescriptions’ consultation

29/11/2018

People are being urged to take part in a new consultation this week focused on ‘low priority’ prescribing

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - November 2018

27/11/2018

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

Dementia friendly events in Worthing

22/11/2018

Various events are taking place in Worthing over the next couple of months for people living with dementia and for their friends, family and carers

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Pregnant women urged to claim free flu jab

14/11/2018

Pregnant women are being urged to get the free flu vaccination now to protect themselves and their children from getting ill this winter.

Choose self care for life

14/11/2018

How can we better look after our own physical and mental wellbeing and that of our family members?

New counselling service for young people in West Sussex

09/11/2018

Young people in West Sussex with mental health needs can now benefit from a reshaped counselling service that offers a combination of face-to-face, online and group sessions

Cannabis-based products for medicinal use

01/11/2018

Information for patients and the public explaining what the changes mean

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Have you booked an evening or weekend GP appointment yet?

25/10/2018

From 01 October, people across Coastal West Sussex have been able to book GP and nurse appointments into the evening and at the weekend.

Support agreed for Fitzalan Medical Group

24/10/2018

Follow up CQC report keeps Littlehampton's Fitzalan Medical Group in special measures. Read more about the support to help the practice make further improvements

Major transformation programme announced to improve patient care

24/10/2018

South East Coast Ambulance Service and the region's 22 clinical commissioning groups welcome plans for major patient care improvement

Junior Epipen® shortage

19/10/2018

Advice for parents and carers of children with severe allergies

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.

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