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


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

CCG response to media coverage of Clinically Effective Commissioning


Find out more about the work across Sussex and East Surrey to ensure consistency for patients

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.

CCG responds to Fitzalan Medical Group's CQC report


Today (Thursday 29 March 2018) Fitzalan Medical Group has been placed in special measures after its CQC visit in December. Read more from the practice and the CCG.

West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board meeting to meet in Worthing


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

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - March 2018


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

Adam Doyle confirmed as the CCG’s new Accountable Officer


NHS England have asked Adam Doyle to become Accountable Officer at Coastal West Sussex CCG from 01 April 2018, in addition to his role as Accountable Officer for the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance

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Governing body meeting - change of venue


The meeting on Tuesday 27 March will now be held at Worthing Leisure Centre

Dad holding a baby with Mum alongside

Calling all dads – we want to hear from you


For the last four weeks the local NHS has been asking parents about their experiences of maternity services – and this week we need to hear from more dads

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Advice following recent cases of measles in Surrey and Sussex


Public Health England (PHE) South East is urging people in Surrey and Sussex to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine.

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


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

Medicine bottles #HelpMyGP

Order your repeat prescriptions early this Easter


Local people are being encouraged to plan ahead so they enjoy a healthy and happy Easter break by stocking up on essential medicines and finding out how to access the right service for their medical needs if they get ill over the long bank holiday weekend

Easter 2018 bank holiday pharmacy opening times


Find out which pharmacies are open near you

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


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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New video shows partnership working between NHS and Local Government in East Sussex


A new video launched by NHS England looks at the opportunity to integrate health and care

Praise for scheme to bring doctors and specialists closer together


Local GPs have praised a new scheme that allows doctors the ability to immediately speak to a local specialist, often with the patient still in the room.

Order your repeat prescriptions early this Easter


Local people are being encouraged to plan ahead so they enjoy a healthy and happy Easter break by stocking up on essential medicines and finding out how to access the right service for their medical needs if they get ill over the long bank holiday weekend

Health and care services continue to manage high demand


Find out where to go for for urgent care when it is not an emergency

New video focuses on getting patients home from hospital


The local NHS in Coastal West Sussex is working together to make sure that patients spend no longer than they need to in hospital.

Help your NHS as it experiences high demand


NHS services are extremely busy, and are working incredibly hard to make sure those that most need help can get the care and support they need.

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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month


Over 7,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year in the UK.

CCG response to articles on referral incentive schemes


We understand that there have been several newspaper articles about an agreement we have with GP practices to improve the quality of patient referrals and invest in community services.

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What should Healthwatch West Sussex be working on?


Healthwatch West Sussex want to make sure their proposed priorities for 2018/19, and the work they think they could carry out, are right.