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Protect your children as flu cases expected to rise


With flu rates expected to rise in the coming weeks, the local NHS is urging parents and carers to ensure their child is protected from the common virus with the free flu vaccine

Over 65 year olds offered free protection from the flu


Thousands of residents aged 65 and over in West Sussex are being urged to claim their free flu jab by the local NHS

British Sign Language users invited to share their views on proposals to improve mental health care


The feedback will form a critical part of our public consultation about proposals to improve the quality and safety of mental health services

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Have your say on the proposed Midhurst Community Health Hub


People living in and around Midhurst are invited to an NHS and local authority event

Governing Body meets in public to discuss the performance of local NHS services


Our Governing Body is meeting next week on Tuesday 24 September

Mental health service users’ groups and carers have their say on proposed changes to NHS services, at Chichester event


Mental health service users’ groups and carers have their say on proposed changes to NHS services, at Chichester event

Heatwave level rise prompts local health warning


Local health experts are urging people to protect themselves against the adverse effects of the hot weather

Public consultation on mental health plans launched


People in West Sussex are invited to take part in a public consultation about proposals to improve the quality and safety of mental health services for adults, older people and those living with dementia

Find out more about plans to reform health commissioning in Sussex and East Surrey


The NHS Long Term Plan outlines how the NHS will change in the future, including a fundamental shift in how CCGs will work and how future commissioning will be carried out

Adur and Worthing project supporting hundreds of people shortlisted for national award


A project which has seen more than 1,000 people referred by their GPs for help in combating problems in their personal lives is a finalist for a national award

Coastal West Sussex in new national film about integration


In this new video from NHS England, our colleagues reflect on their journey so far and why collaboration offers an opportunity to improve health outcomes

Want to know more about the local NHS and how you can get involved?


People across Coastal West Sussex are invited to a public meeting this month where you can find out more about the local NHS and how healthcare has improved over the last twelve months

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Dying Matters – and this is the week to talk about it


It’s a subject that most of us find difficult to talk about. But are we ready for our own deaths, or the deaths of those we care about?

Family fun and free activities for all ages at the Regis BIG Event


Come and find out what is happening in your local area helping you to keep healthy, stay well and feeling good

Need to see a GP or nurse this half term? Think the evening and weekends


In October last year evening and weekend appointments went live across Coastal West Sussex and more than 17000 people have benefited.

Latest news: The Lawns Surgery closure


Dr Shlosberg, the GP Partner at The Lawns Surgery in Rustington, has formally informed NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), of his intention to retire this summer, and as a result The Lawns Surgery will close on 30 June 2019.

Your chance to influence the future of our local NHS


Local people and clinical staff are being asked to help answer questions about the future of the local NHS in a series of engagement events across Sussex and East Surrey.

NHS health warning as freezing temperatures predicted to hit


The local NHS is urging residents to look after themselves after the Met Office issued a Cold Weather Alert for the region over the coming days

New Chief Executive appointment for CCGs


The eight Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Sussex and East Surrey have appointed Adam Doyle as their single substantive Chief Executive Officer.

Evening and weekend appointments available over the festivities


On 01 October 2018, GP and nurse appointments during the evening and at the weekend went live across Coastal West Sussex.

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


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

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Have you booked an evening or weekend GP appointment yet?


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

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

Thousands of toddlers missing out on free flu vaccine


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

New flu vaccine to protect more vulnerable people this winter


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


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

How to contact the communications team

You can reach our communication team by:

  • Calling – 01903 707447
  • Emailing –
  • Writing to – Communications Team, NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG, 1 The Causeway, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN12 6BT