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Watch the CCG's 2018 AGM video


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

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


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

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Extra support for people with learning disabilities


People with learning disabilities who live in Coastal West Sussex are being urged to sign up to their GP’s learning disability register.

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Governing body meeting - change of time


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

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Coverage declines in nine of the 12 routine child vaccinations and increases in one


Figures published yesterday show that coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year. It increased in one vaccine and remained at the same le

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CQC take action at Horncastle House


As a result of serious concerns found by inspectors last week, the Care Quality Commission has taken urgent enforcement action to protect people living in Horncastle House, at Sharpthorne, East Grinstead, West Sussex.

Dementia friendly events in Worthing


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

Want to work to improve care for older people in Coastal West Sussex?


Age UK Horsham District are recruiting a Community Link Specialists (CLS)

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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.

Make sure your teenagers get vaccinated against meningitis before they head off to university


As teenagers are getting ready to leave home to move into student accommodation, the NHS is urging parents to make sure your children have had their vaccination.

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

August bank holiday pharmacy opening times


August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

Come to our annual general meeting


Our 2018 AGM is taking place on Tuesday 25 September 2018

NHS expecting large turnout for Pride and preparing for busy weekend


People attending Pride this weekend are being called on to #HelpMyNHS and those not attending to use services wisely.

Sun lovers urged to protect themselves from harm


People living in and visiting Coastal West Sussex being urged to protect themselves against the sun this summer to reduce the risk of skin cancer.

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!

Plans for new Glebe Surgery given the green light


Proposals to build a new state of the art GP surgery in Storrington have been approved.

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

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


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

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Children across West Sussex encouraged to ‘Train Like a Jedi’ this summer


The summer holidays are soon upon us and with the heatwave conditions that we have been experiencing, a new health initiative is being launched to help get young people moving.

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


Read more about the latest business of the CCG and the papers to be considered by the Governing Body next Tuesday, 24 July

West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board meeting in Littlehampton


The Board would like to invite local residents and organisations to come and see the Board in action.

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Help get the NHS to number one


To help mark the NHS’s 70th birthday, the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir has teamed up with an array of celebrities to release The Beatles’ classic ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’.

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