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CQC rates Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Good


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


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


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?


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

Dying matters logo - Are we ready?

Dying Matters – and this is the week to talk about it


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


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

May bank holiday pharmacy opening times


A number of pharmacies across Coastal West Sussex will be open for the May bank holidays

thirteen members of the health and wellbeing board standing on the steps outside a building

Start well, live well, age well: the strategy for a healthier West Sussex


From giving youngsters the best start, to supporting people through work, to helping people enjoy their later years, the new Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy outlines ways to reduce health inequalities at every stage of life.

Have your say on sexual health services


Would you know where to turn to if you have a sexual health problem? Do you know who can provide impartial advice on contraception?

Bognor Regis Minor Injuries Unit open over Easter weekend


The Minor Injuries Unit at Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital will be open Friday through to Monday from 9am to 5pm.

New Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer appointed


Karen Breen has been appointed as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the Sussex and East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups

NHS services on hand this Easter


A range of NHS services is available over the Easter holidays, and bank holiday weekend, so that people across Coastal West Sussex can get the most appropriate help and support.

Easter bank holiday pharmacy opening times


A number of pharmacies across Coastal West Sussex will be open during the Easter weekend

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


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

Have your say on the future of our local NHS


Over the last month, health professionals have been at a number of events asking local people for their views and how we can make things better.

Peer Support campaign encourages young people to seek support from peers


The NHS Youth Forum also encourages services to provide opportunities for peer support to take place

Going Local referrers (L-R) Leona Dore, Tom Visconti, James Hardy and Emma Morris

Pioneering project helping GP patients get help in the community to be expanded


A project which has helped over 1,000 people with problems such as social isolation, debt and housing difficulties is to be rolled out across Adur and Worthing

Weekly 'Sporting memories' group in Worthing for people affected by dementia


Older sports fans can share their love of sport in a relaxed environment

Today is the day…and tomorrow, and even the day after


Thousands of people across the country are beginning their smokefree journey this week and you can join them.

1 in 4 miss their cervical screening appointment


The local NHS is urging women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letters, and if they missed previous invites, to book an appointment at their GP practice.

Family fun and free activities for all ages at the Regis BIG Event


Come and find out what is happening in your local area helping you to keep healthy, stay well and feeling good

Invite to a public meeting to talk about health services in Midhurst


Local doctors and health professionals are looking at how health and care services could best support people in and around Midhurst now and for the future - and we want to hear from you.

Plans for Littlehampton and Rustington GP practices to merge


Fitzalan Medical Group is planning to join forces with Westcourt Medical Centre and The Park Surgery to form a new 40,000 patient practice.

Need to see a GP or nurse this half term? Think the evening and weekends


In October last year evening and weekend appointments went live across Coastal West Sussex and more than 17000 people have benefited.

February 2019 pop-up dementia hubs by Dementia Friendly Worthing


Various events are taking place in Worthing over the coming weeks for people living with dementia and for their friends, family and carers