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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

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

19/07/2019

Read more about our latest business and the papers to be considered by the Governing Body on Tuesday 23 July

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

CCG progress reflected in NHS England ratings

12/07/2019

This year’s ratings have shown our CCGs have either improved or remained in a stable position compared to the previous year

Lifting of legal directions at Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

02/07/2019

NHS England have recognised the significant improvement made at Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) by lifting the legal directions that have been in place since 2017

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

02/07/2019

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

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

01/07/2019

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

Watch the CCG's 2019 AGM video

01/07/2019

Video of the CCG’s AGM is now available to view on our website

Closure of The Lawns Surgery in Rustington

01/07/2019

The Lawns Surgery in Rustington is now closed following the retirement of Dr Charles Schlosberg

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

Help ambulance service shape patient experience strategy

25/06/2019

South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), is inviting people to help shape a new Patient Experience Strategy

Our annual report and accounts for 2018-19 published

13/06/2019

Our annual report describes our membership and governance and highlights the work of the CCG through 2018/19

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

New surveys for LGBTQ people affected by cancer and their professional support

12/06/2019

Two surveys launched to help learn about the experiences and needs of LGBTQ people living with cancer

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

The launch of the Stop Look Care project supporting Carers Week 10-16 June

11/06/2019

The innovative Stop Look Care booklet can be used by carers to provide an improved experience for patients as it supports the care worker to spot changes in a person’s condition, recognise signs of deterioration and take the appropriate action

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

11/06/2019

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

Getting carers healthy and connected is a key focus for Carers Week 2019

10/06/2019

Over 40 events are taking place across West Sussex for people who are caring for a member of their family or a friend

CQC rates Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Good

23/05/2019

CQC visited the trust during January and February 2019 to check the quality of three core services – burns and plastics, outpatients and critical care.

NHS 111 online hits one million triages mark

15/05/2019

NHS 111 online has been used more than one million times to get people the medical help they need since its launch in December 2017

Dementia Action Week events across Worthing

15/05/2019

Worthing’s Dementia Alliance aim to make a huge impact next week across the town with Dementia Hubs and awareness raising events

Do you have hearing difficulties and use an NHS hearing aid, or would benefit from having one?

14/05/2019

Please complete a new Sussex NHS hearing aid survey for people with age related hearing loss

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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?

Are you a personal health budget holder? NHS England would like to hear from you

03/05/2019

A new survey will be used to help support local and national quality improvements

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