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

09/05/2019

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

28/02/2019

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

19/02/2019

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

31/01/2019

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

30/01/2019

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

25/01/2019

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

04/01/2019

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

19/12/2018

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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.

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)

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.

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

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

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.

28 May 2018 bank holiday pharmacy opening times

24/05/2018

Find out which pharmacies are open near you

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.

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

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