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Heatwave level rise prompts local health warning

23/07/2019

Local health experts are urging people to protect themselves against the adverse effects of the predicted hot weather in coming days, after the Met Office’s Heatwave alert was raised to Level 3 for the area

Public consultation on mental health plans launched

17/07/2019

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

28/06/2019

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

25/06/2019

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

13/06/2019

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?

12/06/2019

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

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!

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