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Thousands of people in West Sussex set to benefit from improved GP care


Patients visiting their GP in West Sussex will be offered better access to specialist health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan

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


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

Watch the CCG's 2019 AGM video


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

Closure of The Lawns Surgery in Rustington


The Lawns Surgery in Rustington is now closed following the retirement of Dr Charles Schlosberg

Find out more about plans to reform health commissioning in Sussex and East Surrey


The NHS Long Term Plan outlines how the NHS will change in the future, including a fundamental shift in how CCGs will work and how future commissioning will be carried out

Adur and Worthing project supporting hundreds of people shortlisted for national award


A project which has seen more than 1,000 people referred by their GPs for help in combating problems in their personal lives is a finalist for a national award

Help ambulance service shape patient experience strategy


South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), is inviting people to help shape a new Patient Experience Strategy

Our annual report and accounts for 2018-19 published


Our annual report describes our membership and governance and highlights the work of the CCG through 2018/19

Coastal West Sussex in new national film about integration


In this new video from NHS England, our colleagues reflect on their journey so far and why collaboration offers an opportunity to improve health outcomes

New surveys for LGBTQ people affected by cancer and their professional support


Two surveys launched to help learn about the experiences and needs of LGBTQ people living with cancer

Want to know more about the local NHS and how you can get involved?


People across Coastal West Sussex are invited to a public meeting this month where you can find out more about the local NHS and how healthcare has improved over the last twelve months


The launch of the Stop Look Care project supporting Carers Week 10-16 June


The innovative Stop Look Care booklet can be used by carers to provide an improved experience for patients as it supports the care worker to spot changes in a person’s condition, recognise signs of deterioration and take the appropriate action

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust remains good overall and outstanding for caring


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has again rated the quality services provided by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as Good overall following an inspection in January and February 2019

Getting carers healthy and connected is a key focus for Carers Week 2019


Over 40 events are taking place across West Sussex for people who are caring for a member of their family or a friend

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

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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.