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Going Local referrers (L-R) Leona Dore, Tom Visconti, James Hardy and Emma Morris

Pioneering project helping GP patients get help in the community to be expanded


A project which has helped over 1,000 people with problems such as social isolation, debt and housing difficulties is to be rolled out across Adur and Worthing

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


Consultation now open on draft Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

CCG takes the lead for GP services


From 01 April 2016, the CCG takes on responsibility for commissioning the services provided at our GP practices.

Please make sure you’ve got your medication this Easter


Doctors across Sussex are calling for people to check their medication before Easter and make sure you have enough of your repeat prescriptions to last over the bank holiday weekend.

Stay well this winter


We want you to be able to get the right care, at the right time and in the right place when you need NHS help and treatment.

Bank holiday pharmacy opening times - Christmas 2016


Find out which local pharmacies are open during the festive season.

Patients and the public invited to MSK workshop


Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people with experience of musculoskeletal conditions to a workshop to make plans for the new service.

Watch the CCG's June Governing Body meeting


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

Watch the CCG's March Governing Body meeting and read Q&As


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

**EASTER WEEKEND** Need a pharmacist?


A range of NHS services are available over Easter weekend, including pharmacies. See the Easter opening hours for pharmacies across Coastal West Sussex.

Help to save your A&E for saving lives


NHS services across the county are seeing a huge increase in the number of people they expect to see at this time of year. Make sure you are getting the best care in the right place.

Advice about treating winter infections


The majority of winter infections are of the type that can be self-treated with over the counter medicines

Coastal West Sussex CCG and WSHFT welcome jointly commissioned independent impact assessment


Both organisations remain committed to improving MSK services, ensuring that WSHFT remains sustainable, and that both A&Es at Worthing and St Richard’s Hospitals remain open.

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Recognise local nurses helping to make your care better - nominate them for a regional award.


Patients, their families and carers are invited to join the celebration of nursing in Sussex and Surrey by nominating an individual or team for the Proud to Care Nursing Awards.

Local GPs call on patients to make the most of your local pharmacist


People with minor winter ailments are being urged to think about how they can treat themselves better this winter by making the most of their local pharmacist.

People urged to take extra care as the heatwave hots up


Local doctors are urging people to take action to look after themselves as the weather hots up this week.

Opportunity to work with us to improve musculoskeletal services


We are currently working to redesign musculoskeletal services for patients in Coastal West Sussex and we want to hear from patients.

Public meeting - 17th July 1pm-5pm


People in West Sussex invited to find out more about the local NHS at the next meeting of NHS Coastal West Sussex on 17th July.

Consultation begins on future of short breaks services


The NHS in West Sussex is launching a consultation on the future of short break services for children and young people with complex health needs and disabilities.

Governing body meeting dates set for 2013


Find out when the CCG's Governing Body will meet in public this year

Welcome to NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group


We are responsible for identifying health needs, and planning, buying and monitoring local NHS services. Led by local GPs who are ideally placed to know what care is needed most, we are responsible for the healthcare of almost 500,000 people.

Novel coronavirus info and updates


New NHS website for help with Coronavirus symptoms [update 13 Mar 2020]

Watch the CCG's January 2020 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

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