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Sussex and East Surrey STP update - 02 August 2017


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

Governing Body film now live


Watch the film from our July Governing Body meeting, which discussed Coastal Care, financial recovery, and an update on the governance of the STP

Thousands are missing the chance to check-up on their health


In the last three months, 7866 people were offered an appointment but only 2780 booked one with their local GP or health team – that is roughly one in three.

People with mental health problems in Sussex and East Surrey live up to 20 years less than the general population


New research is published by Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

Brighton and Sussex Medical School and Sussex Community launch partnership study to improve outcomes for people living with high blood pressure


Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) are working in partnership with the other local NHS providers, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GOST) and national universities to build research and

Letter re the development of GP services in Littlehampton


Read a letter from Kieran Stigant, Chair of the CCG, about the latest position of plans to further improve health services in Littlehampton.

Access to IAPT services in Coastal West Sussex


We have received a number of enquiries about access to IAPT services in Coastal West Sussex and we would like to reassure people about the current position.

Kat Broadhill, Healthwatch Manager with CQC Chief Executive, David Behan

Local health and care champions win national award


Congratulations are due to our local Healthwatch West Sussex for receiving an award for its work on access to health for children with autism in the last year.

CCG receives formal outcome of annual 2016/17 assurance assessment


Following the CCG's annual assessment for 2016/17, the CCG has been given an assessment rating of ‘inadequate’ and as a result, placed in special measures.

CCG's Governing Body meets in public to discuss local healthcare


Agenda items include an update on our plans to integrate care across Coastal West Sussex, the latest on the financial challenge the NHS faces locally and a report on the work that is underway across Sussex on urgent care services.

What would you like from the Sussex NHS 111 service?


Please help us by completing our NHS 111 survey for Sussex

Local NHS looking at alternative sites for new GP services in Littlehampton


Local GPs are reacting with disappointment to news that their preferred site for a new health facility in Littlehampton has been sold.

See what Littlehampton residents say about local NHS and care services


Healthwatch publish their 'Listening to Littlehampton' report today

Sillouette of a group of people and speech bubbles

Are you or a loved one living with diabetes?


The local NHS is really keen to hear from local people about your experience of local diabetes care to help us to further improve current services

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Survey on proposed changes to adult social care


Following the ‘Our Shared Future’ events in Bognor Regis and Crawley, West Sussex County Council has issued a survey for people to have their say on its proposed changes to adult social care.

Expansion of Time to Talk service in West Sussex


Time to Talk, has been expanded to provide more support to people living with diabetes and/or heart disease.

It starts with you

Meet the West Sussex patients helping to heal the NHS


From concerned mums to passionate pensioners, thousands of ordinary people across the country are sharing their experiences to help

Community NHS Trust shortlisted for Patient Safety Award


Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) was shortlisted for the Patient Safety in the Community Award at the prestigious Patient Safety Awards, held on Tuesday 4 July in Manchester.

Primary Care Commissioning Committee 4 July papers available


Questions welcome before 5pm on 3 July

Watch the CCG's June 2017 Governing Body meeting video online


Video of the CCG’s Governing Body meeting in public is now available to view

Excellent care and service from GP and staff


Listening to your experiences of local health and care is really important

CCG decision-making to be held in public


Improvements have been agreed to the way the CCG makes decisions about local health services in Coastal West Sussex.

Sussex and East Surrey STP update - 22 June 2017


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

Health experts urge South East outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer


Health experts are urging men in the South East who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Think of others during the heat


High temperatures can be dangerous, particularly for the very young, elderly, or those with serious health conditions.