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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

Don’t give the gift of infection this Christmas


Those in hospital or care homes are at greater risk of suffering from serious health complications if they catch flu or norovirus

Christmas and new year pharmacy opening times


Please make sure you phone ahead to check the pharmacy is open before travelling

Watch the CCG's November 2019 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

Papers published for the CCG's Governing Body meeting next week


Read more about our latest business and the papers to be considered by the Governing Body on Tuesday 26 November

Review of emotional health and wellbeing support for young people


The number of children and young people needing help and support for their mental health and emotional wellbeing is growing. Help us review services available to them and consider future improvements

Peer Support campaign encourages young people to seek support from peers


The NHS Youth Forum also encourages services to provide opportunities for peer support to take place

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

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

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

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


Consultation now open on draft Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

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

Have your say on new ‘prescriptions’ consultation


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

Cannabis-based products for medicinal use


Information for patients and the public explaining what the changes mean

Junior Epipen® shortage


Advice for parents and carers of children with severe allergies

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

People sitting round at a table in a Governing body meeting

Governing body meeting - change of time


The meeting on Tuesday 25 September will be held in the afternoon at 14:20-16:00

Come to our annual general meeting


Our 2018 AGM is taking place on Tuesday 25 September 2018

Changes to gluten free items on prescription in Coastal West Sussex


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

NHS seeking patient and public views on the future of local community services


Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust is seeking the views of patients and members of the public as it begins work designing community services

NHS 111/Clinical Assessment Service procurement for Sussex


As of Wednesday 13 June it was agreed by the seven Sussex CCGs accountable officers and clinical chairs to stop the procurement with immediate effect

28 May 2018 bank holiday pharmacy opening times


Find out which pharmacies are open near you

It's Dementia Action Week 2018


Find out what small things you could do to make the world more dementia-friendly