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Do you have enough repeat medication for the weekend?


NHS 111 received hundreds of calls over Christmas from people who had run out of normal medicines. Make sure you have what you need for the weekend.

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Help your NHS as it experiences high demand


The NHS in Coastal West Sussex has faced one of its busiest Christmas’s and is calling for people to help their local NHS and choose the most appropriate service if you need healthcare this week.

Plan ahead for medical needs over Xmas holiday


People are reminded to make sure they know where they can get medical treatment over Christmas in time for the festive Bank holidays.

Use NHS Minor Injuries Unit to free up A&E this winter


The local NHS is urging people to use the local Minor Injuries Unit in Bognor Regis for treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, helping free up emergency care services for those most in need this Christmas time.

Need a GP appointment over Christmas and New Year?


Local doctors and nurses will be working extra hard over the festive period to make sure that local people can get the care they need.

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - Dec 2017


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

Let the NHS get you home this winter


Local NHS in Coastal West Sussex aims to ensure patients spend no longer than needed in hospital

Stock up your medicine cabinet for Christmas


Find out which pharmacies are open near you

Severe Weather Warning: Level 3 for Thursday and the weekend


Freezing temperatures are expected including possible snow. Read how you can stay warm

Stay warm to stay well this winter


Local doctors are encouraging everyone to take simple steps to stay warm and well

Prescription curbs free up hundreds of millions of pounds for frontline care


NHS England has today agreed plans to save hundreds of millions of pounds each year by recommending low value treatments, including fish oil, herbal remedies and homeopathy no longer be provided on the NHS, and launching a consultation on curbs to prescri

Watch the CCG's November 2017 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

Changes to the CCG leadership


On Tuesday, the Governing Body formally approved changes to the CCG's leadership.

Reassurance about potential change to Bognor Medical Centre


Concerns have been raised about Bognor Medical Centre's possible move; we hope the latest position helps reassure local people

Local people called to HelpMyNHS this winter


Local people are being called to help the NHS provide the best possible care this winter.

Do you look after someone who couldn’t manage without your help?


People looking after a family member or friend are being encouraged by West Sussex County Council to come forward for support

Hear the latest on health plans at the CCG's Governing Body meeting


Our Governing Body meets on 28 November to discuss local health care and our delivery plans

Help save antibiotics for superbugs


With winter illnesses starting to circulate, think of over the counter remedies before antibiotics.

Working to stop flu infecting you


Some West Sussex employers are helping keep flu at bay by offering free flu jabs to staff

Flu: are your children protected?


Make sure your children are vaccinated against flu before the winter flu season begins

Pregnant women urged to get the flu jab this winter


With winter approaching it's essential that pregnant women have their flu vaccinations soon to help protect themselves and their unborn babies.

Time to Talk Health service making a real difference for patients in Coastal West Sussex


The free NHS Time to Talk Health service offers talking therapies for people who are finding it difficult to cope with their long-term health conditions.