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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

Thousands of people in West Sussex set to benefit from improved GP care


Patients visiting their GP in West Sussex will be offered better access to specialist health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust remains good overall and outstanding for caring


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has again rated the quality services provided by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as Good overall following an inspection in January and February 2019

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Start well, live well, age well: the strategy for a healthier West Sussex


From giving youngsters the best start, to supporting people through work, to helping people enjoy their later years, the new Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy outlines ways to reduce health inequalities at every stage of life.

NHS Long Term Plan to tackle major killer conditions and save up to half a million lives


The NHS long term plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer.

National recognition for the YES team


The Youth Emotional Support (YES) team has received national recognition for the work it does to support young people in West Sussex with a range of mental health and wellbeing needs.

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

Choose self care for life


How can we better look after our own physical and mental wellbeing and that of our family members?

New counselling service for young people in West Sussex


Young people in West Sussex with mental health needs can now benefit from a reshaped counselling service that offers a combination of face-to-face, online and group sessions

Independent review of children and young people’s emotional and wellbeing services and their experiences in Sussex


Following discussions involving the seven Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), NHS England, Local Authorities and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT), it has been agreed that an independent review will take place of the services availabl

Dementia friendly events in Worthing


For people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers

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Funding boost for 'Going Local' project


A project which has seen more than 1,000 people referred by their GPs for help in combating problems in their personal lives is set to continue.

Premiere for new film to tell local people’s stories about the NHS at 70


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


Help free up millions of pounds for frontline services by buying medicines for short-term ailments over the counter at a pharmacy

Come and join the ‘Big Health and Care Conversation’


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!

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS!


The National Health Service turns 70 on 5 July 2018

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Don't miss out on the very best healthcare


In England, 1.2 million people are estimated to have a learning disability. It is well recognised that people with learning disabilities have poorer physical and mental health than other people.

Pioneering new approach to mental health support in West Sussex


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

Four GP practices receive PACE Setter Award for leading the way in mental health


Mental health charity Coastal West Sussex Mind and the local NHS have awarded four GP practices the new PACE Setter Award which recognises how they are leading the way in changing culture and improving services around mental health in primary care.

Renewed drive to widen support for Stopping Over-Medication of People with a Learning Disability (STOMP)


NHS England urges more doctors and health care professionals to sign up to national pledge to stop overmedication for people with a learning disability, autism or both

Improving care for you when you need NHS help urgently


We want to make it as easy as possible for people to know where to turn when you need healthcare quickly.

Brand new STP website launched


Find out more about the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership in Sussex and East Surrey, its priorities and how it is bringing all of the partners together.

NHS England launches further dedicated mental health services for veterans


NHS England has launched the NHS Veterans’ Mental Health Complex Treatment Service, further expanding the range of dedicated care and treatment for those who have served their country.

Changes to over the counter medicines to invest in frontline care


NHS England has today published guidance to free up to almost £100 million for frontline care each year by curbing prescriptions for ‘over the counter’ medicines such as those for constipation and athletes foot.

New video help make new mothers aware of the support available to them


Sussex Partnership Foundation NHS Trust's Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service