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Chief Inspector of Hospitals recommends Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is taken out of special measures


England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended that Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust should be taken out of special measures following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Memory Cafe: Dementia friendly events in Worthing


A new local service for people with memory loss, Alzheimers or other dementias and their carers.

New Chief Executive appointment for CCGs


The eight Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Sussex and East Surrey have appointed Adam Doyle as their single substantive Chief Executive Officer.

Evening and weekend appointments available over the festivities


On 01 October 2018, GP and nurse appointments during the evening and at the weekend went live across Coastal West Sussex.

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.

Help us help you this winter


Our local health and social care services are very busy during the winter period, which can mean that some patients have to wait longer than we would like to be seen, treated or transferred to where they need to be.

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


Consultation now open on draft Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Watch the CCG's November 2018 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

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

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - November 2018


The latest news from the Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP)

Dementia friendly events in Worthing for December 2018


Various events are taking place in Worthing over the next couple of months for people living with dementia and for their friends, family and carers

Flu jab in pregnancy poster

Pregnant women urged to claim free flu jab


Pregnant women are being urged to get the free flu vaccination now to protect themselves and their children from getting ill this winter.

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

Cannabis-based products for medicinal use


Information for patients and the public explaining what the changes mean

Improved Access Poster

Have you booked an evening or weekend GP appointment yet?


From 01 October, people across Coastal West Sussex have been able to book GP and nurse appointments into the evening and at the weekend.

Support agreed for Fitzalan Medical Group


Follow up CQC report keeps Littlehampton's Fitzalan Medical Group in special measures. Read more about the support to help the practice make further improvements

Major transformation programme announced to improve patient care


South East Coast Ambulance Service and the region's 22 clinical commissioning groups welcome plans for major patient care improvement

Junior Epipen® shortage


Advice for parents and carers of children with severe allergies

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

children aged 2-3 can get a free nasal flu spray vaccination

Thousands of toddlers missing out on free flu vaccine


Parents are being urged to make sure their children get the free flu vaccine this year – protecting them and their loved ones.

Don't miss out on your flu jab this winter


A more effective flu vaccine for the over 65s is being offered this winter in a bid to keep the viral infection at bay.

New flu vaccine to protect more vulnerable people this winter


Anyone aged over 65, those with long term health conditions, carers and pregnant women are all eligible for the free vaccine.

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