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Calling for people to work with us to further improve cancer care


There is an opportunity for members of the public to join the CCG's Cancer Strategy Steering Group, which will be looking at existing services over the coming months.

Save A&E for saving lives this Easter


A range of NHS services is available over the Easter weekend so that people across Coastal West Sussex can choose well and get the help they need.

Watch the CCG's March Governing Body meeting and read Q&As


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

**EASTER WEEKEND** Need a pharmacist?


A range of NHS services are available over Easter weekend, including pharmacies. See the Easter opening hours for pharmacies across Coastal West Sussex.

Positive media coverage for Proactive Care


Read more about the latest newspaper coverage on our Proactive Care programme.

West Sussex residents with autism play leading role in new awareness campaign


Fifteen residents aged from five to 79-years old share their stories of living with autism in a new poster campaign from West Sussex County Council.

Are you going to run out of medicines this Easter?


People across Coastal West Sussex are being urged to plan ahead for Easter and make sure they have their repeat prescriptions.

Calling for users of the Patient Transport Service to help to improve the service


We are looking for people who use the Patient Transport Service (PTS) or those who care for someone who does, or who may have an interest in getting involved in this work.

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


Our latest performance, how we are engaging patients and the public, and our work to tackle inequalities are all being discussed.

NHS National Institute for Health Research - Research Matters event


The NIHR Clinical Research Network for Kent Surrey and Sussex are holding an event for patients and public

Albion in the Community: Could you be a Cancer Champion volunteer for Adur and Worthing?


Albion in the Community are running a cancer awareness training day on Saturday 28th March 2015 for anyone interested in volunteering with them as a Cancer Champion

CCG hits the streets to find out what makes local people proud of the NHS


Last month, the CCG went onto the streets of Worthing to talk to people about the NHS and their experiences.

Summary of meeting with local group on the future of MSK services


The CCG invited a group of people who had been in contact with the CCG during the procurement process to attend a short workshop to discuss the recent MSK procurement in Coastal West Sussex.

CWS CCG decides MSK future steps


NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG has decided to halt the existing MSK procurement process, following a meeting of the Clinical Commissioning Executive held on Tuesday February 24th.

Update on MSK Integrated Care Service (11.02.15)


The CCG is keen to keep you updated on developments. Read the latest update on the CCG's work.

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Updating the NHS Constitution


The Department for Health is consulting on proposed amendments to the NHS Constitution to respond to recommendations made by Sir Robert Francis QC.

£190,000 funding available for West Sussex voluntary organisations


Voluntary and community organisations in West Sussex are being encouraged to apply for a share of £190,000.

Help to support people to live well with dementia in Billingshurst


People are being invited to the first Open Dementia forum to look at how improvements can be made.

Care, support and you – last chance to have your say on changes


West Sussex residents are being reminded to have their say on proposed changes to care and support for adults.

Mental health nurse on the street with Sussex Police

Police and mental health nurse scheme to expand across Sussex


An innovative pilot project which sees mental health nurses joining police on the beat has been extended to more areas in the county this week.

IMPORTANT - announcement re: MSK in Coastal West Sussex


Bupa CSH has withdrawn from the MSK procurement process. We are disappointed, but understand and accept the Bupa CSH position.

Have your say on non-urgent patient transport in Coastal West Sussex


Do you think services are working well, or that they could be improved? Tell us.

Pharmacist collecting medicines

Local doctors are calling for people to use their NHS wisely as health services cope with significant pressure


Local doctors from Coastal West Sussex are encouraging people to think about where they can get the best possible NHS help and treatment if they do become unwell.

Help to save your A&E for saving lives


NHS services across the county are seeing a huge increase in the number of people they expect to see at this time of year. Make sure you are getting the best care in the right place.

GP appointments available via 111 over New Year period


Pre-booked appointments available via 111 on New Year’s Day, Friday 2 January and Saturday 3 January 2015