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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.

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Out of hours provider named in Sussex and East Surrey


A new contract has been awarded to provide GP services out-of-hours across Sussex and East Surrey.

Watch videos of our most recent Q&A session with the CCG


In November we held a question session so that people could ask senior members of the CCG about our plans or local health services.

We asked about diabetes – and you gave us your views to help improve services.


We’ve been listening to patients and carers about the support that’s available for people living with diabetes and how this can be improved across Coastal West Sussex.

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Recognise local nurses helping to make your care better - nominate them for a regional award.


Patients, their families and carers are invited to join the celebration of nursing in Sussex and Surrey by nominating an individual or team for the Proud to Care Nursing Awards.

Local GPs call on patients to make the most of your local pharmacist


People with minor winter ailments are being urged to think about how they can treat themselves better this winter by making the most of their local pharmacist.

Local doctors call for help to save lives this winter


Each winter thousands of people in England die as a result of cold weather. Most are over 75 and most of these deaths could be avoided. Read how you can help the local NHS this winter.

GPs call on patients to get better this winter without antibiotics


Doctors across Coastal West Sussex are encouraging people to think about how they treat colds and flu this winter – and avoid unnecessary antibiotics.

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Local doctors work to increase support for patients when you fall


GPs in Chanctonbury are taking the lead on a new project to look at the support in place for people when they fall, and how it can be improved.

New national drive announced to improve patient safety


NHS England has published its response to the Francis Report and what it is doing to improve the safety of patients as part of a co-ordinated response to the Francis Report.

New NHS Mandate published by the government


The refreshed mandate sets out the way the NHS needs to provide care for people across the country.