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Cannabis-based products for medicinal use


Information for patients and the public explaining what the changes mean

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Have you booked an evening or weekend GP appointment yet?


From 01 October, people across Coastal West Sussex have been able to book GP and nurse appointments into the evening and at the weekend.

Support agreed for Fitzalan Medical Group


Follow up CQC report keeps Littlehampton's Fitzalan Medical Group in special measures. Read more about the support to help the practice make further improvements

Major transformation programme announced to improve patient care


South East Coast Ambulance Service and the region's 22 clinical commissioning groups welcome plans for major patient care improvement

Junior Epipen® shortage


Advice for parents and carers of children with severe allergies

Independent review of children and young people’s emotional and wellbeing services and their experiences in Sussex


Following discussions involving the seven Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), NHS England, Local Authorities and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT), it has been agreed that an independent review will take place of the services availabl

children aged 2-3 can get a free nasal flu spray vaccination

Thousands of toddlers missing out on free flu vaccine


Parents are being urged to make sure their children get the free flu vaccine this year – protecting them and their loved ones.

Don't miss out on your flu jab this winter


A more effective flu vaccine for the over 65s is being offered this winter in a bid to keep the viral infection at bay.

New flu vaccine to protect more vulnerable people this winter


Anyone aged over 65, those with long term health conditions, carers and pregnant women are all eligible for the free vaccine.

We are improving access to GP appointments


GP and nurse appointments are now available during the evening and at the weekend for people across Coastal West Sussex

Watch the CCG's 2018 AGM video


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

Watch the CCG's September 2018 Governing Body meeting videos online


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

Do you have a learning disability? Don't miss out: get better healthcare now

Extra support for people with learning disabilities


People with learning disabilities who live in Coastal West Sussex are being urged to sign up to their GP’s learning disability register.

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Governing body meeting - change of time


The meeting on Tuesday 25 September will be held in the afternoon at 14:20-16:00

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Coverage declines in nine of the 12 routine child vaccinations and increases in one


Figures published yesterday show that coverage declined for nine of the 12 routine vaccinations measured at age 12 months, 24 months or five years in 2017-18 in England compared to the previous year. It increased in one vaccine and remained at the same le

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CQC take action at Horncastle House


As a result of serious concerns found by inspectors last week, the Care Quality Commission has taken urgent enforcement action to protect people living in Horncastle House, at Sharpthorne, East Grinstead, West Sussex.

Dementia friendly events in Worthing


For people living with dementia, their friends, family and carers

Want to work to improve care for older people in Coastal West Sussex?


Age UK Horsham District are recruiting a Community Link Specialists (CLS)

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Funding boost for 'Going Local' project


A project which has seen more than 1,000 people referred by their GPs for help in combating problems in their personal lives is set to continue.

Premiere for new film to tell local people’s stories about the NHS at 70


A brand new film that shares the stories of people from across Coastal West Sussex celebrating the NHS at 70 will be premiered in Worthing this month.

Make sure your teenagers get vaccinated against meningitis before they head off to university


As teenagers are getting ready to leave home to move into student accommodation, the NHS is urging parents to make sure your children have had their vaccination.

Changes to over-the-counter meds to help our NHS


Help free up millions of pounds for frontline services by buying medicines for short-term ailments over the counter at a pharmacy

August bank holiday pharmacy opening times


August bank holiday pharmacy opening times

Come to our annual general meeting


Our 2018 AGM is taking place on Tuesday 25 September 2018

NHS expecting large turnout for Pride and preparing for busy weekend


People attending Pride this weekend are being called on to #HelpMyNHS and those not attending to use services wisely.