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Calling all carers to a special event in West Sussex


A special event for all West Sussex carers is being held at the Assembly Rooms in Chichester on Thursday 12 June as part of Carers Week 2014.

Have your say on local stroke services


We are looking for a number of local people within the Coastal West Sussex areas to work with us to inform the Sussex-wide Stroke Services review by sharing their experiences, feedback and ideas.

Have your say on how patients can be more in control of their care


We have heard from patients that they would like to be more in control of their care, that they want to have a greater say on how they are cared for and where. Share your views in this new survey.

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“Think carer” this June


People across West Sussex are being asked to “Think carer” this June as the role of unpaid carers is highlighted during Carers Week.

Let's Talk...CCG to meet in public next week


People have the opportunity to hear from the GPs leading local health services in Coastal West Sussex next week (Wednesday 28 May 2014).

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Extra support at home available for people across Coastal West Sussex following hospital care


Three home support services available to adults and older people if they have just come out of hospital, require some additional help with light tasks around the house, or are feeling lonely and isolated.

Events across Coastal West Sussex for Dementia Awareness Week


NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group is pledging its support to help people have access to the best possible advice and suppport.

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Shoppers flock to bowel awareness event


More than 500 shoppers joined Brighton & Hove Albion players, local health professionals, volunteers and the club’s mascot Gully in Shoreham to help raise awareness of bowel cancer.

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Health event to raise awareness of bowel cancer with Sunday shoppers


A walk-through inflatable colon will help to raise awareness of bowel cancer at a health event being held in Shoreham on Sunday (27 April 2014).

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Plan published for closer health and social care working across West Sussex


The Better Care Fund is a new single, shared budget between health (NHS) and social care that is designed to bring about closer working to deliver better services for the population of West Sussex.

Public Reference Panel lay member vacancies: Adur and Regis


An exciting opportunity has arisen for members of the public to get involved in commissioning decisions

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Transformation of health and social care services on agenda for Health and Wellbeing Board


Plans to transform local health and social care services are on the agenda for the next meeting of the West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board.

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Are you going to run out of medicines this Easter?


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

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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.

Surrey and Sussex Proud to Care Award winners announced


Patients, their families, carers and members of the public nominated a total of 109 individuals and teams for the awards, for exceptional care that they or someone close to them received.

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Home from Hospital service now available across Coastal West Sussex


A new free Home from Hospital service has been launched across Coastal West Sussex to support older and vulnerable patients following discharge from hospital.

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Brand new service to help people in Adur and Worthing risking their health with too much alcohol


A brand new service is being launched in Adur and Worthing to support people who are putting their health at risk by regularly drinking too much.

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Public event to view the plans to improve GP services in Littlehampton and East Preston


A public event is being held on Wednesday 5 March 2014 from 4pm-6pm in East Preston for people to find out more about plans to improve local GP services.

View the plans to improve GP services in Littlehampton and East Preston


The plans are now available to view for proposals to relocate Arun Medical Group and The Lawns Surgery in Littlehampton and East Preston.

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Let’s Talk…opportunity to meet with GPs leading local NHS services in Arundel this week


People have the opportunity to talk to the GPs leading local health services in Coastal West Sussex tomorrow.

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Funding available for Coastal West Sussex voluntary organisations


The CCG has made £25,000 available for local charitable organisations who can support the CCG to improve health and wellbeing across Coastal West Sussex.

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Opportunity for people to find out more about NHS plans for improvements to GP services in Littlehampton


Read more about how Arun Medical Group, The Lawns Surgery and NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are working together to improve what they can offer local patients.

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New advice line encourages local people to find out more about alcohol


A new advice helpline has been launched to provide information for people who may have concerns about their drinking.

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Local people to benefit from new approach to health and social care across West Sussex


A new way for people with complex health and care needs to stay in their own home and receive the right care by the right professional every time is being rolled out across West Sussex.

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Adur GPs take action to tackle bowel cancer


Hundreds of men and women across CWS are offered bowel cancer screening every year but each year many decide not to take up the opportunity.