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

29/04/2019

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

07/01/2019

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

19/12/2018

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

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

Choose self care for life

14/11/2018

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

09/11/2018

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

17/10/2018

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

19/09/2018

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

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Funding boost for 'Going Local' project

13/09/2018

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

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

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!

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS!

04/07/2018

The National Health Service turns 70 on 5 July 2018

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Don't miss out on the very best healthcare

20/06/2018

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

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

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

08/05/2018

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)

25/04/2018

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

18/04/2018

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

04/04/2018

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

04/04/2018

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

03/04/2018

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

20/03/2018

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

A conceptual view of what plans for a new NHS hub on land at Worthing Town Hall could look like

Have your say on new multi-million pound Worthing health hub

19/03/2018

Plans for a new health hub in the centre of Worthing are set to go on display to the public next week.

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CQC rate Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Good overall and Outstanding for Caring

24/01/2018

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has found improvement in the quality of services for patients during the latest inspection of SPFT

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Have your say on prescribing over-the-counter products

29/12/2017

NHS England would like to hear from you about prescribing for minor, short-term conditions