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New Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer appointed


Karen Breen has been appointed as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the Sussex and East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Groups

NHS services on hand this Easter


A range of NHS services is available over the Easter holidays, and bank holiday weekend, so that people across Coastal West Sussex can get the most appropriate help and support.

Easter bank holiday pharmacy opening times


A number of pharmacies across Coastal West Sussex will be open during the Easter weekend

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


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

Have your say on the future of our local NHS


Over the last month, health professionals have been at a number of events asking local people for their views and how we can make things better.

Peer Support campaign encourages young people to seek support from peers


The NHS Youth Forum also encourages services to provide opportunities for peer support to take place

Going Local referrers (L-R) Leona Dore, Tom Visconti, James Hardy and Emma Morris

Pioneering project helping GP patients get help in the community to be expanded


A project which has helped over 1,000 people with problems such as social isolation, debt and housing difficulties is to be rolled out across Adur and Worthing

Weekly 'Sporting memories' group in Worthing for people affected by dementia


Older sports fans can share their love of sport in a relaxed environment

Today is the day…and tomorrow, and even the day after


Thousands of people across the country are beginning their smokefree journey this week and you can join them.

1 in 4 miss their cervical screening appointment


The local NHS is urging women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letters, and if they missed previous invites, to book an appointment at their GP practice.

Family fun and free activities for all ages at the Regis BIG Event


Come and find out what is happening in your local area helping you to keep healthy, stay well and feeling good

Invite to a public meeting to talk about health services in Midhurst


Local doctors and health professionals are looking at how health and care services could best support people in and around Midhurst now and for the future - and we want to hear from you.

Plans for Littlehampton and Rustington GP practices to merge


Fitzalan Medical Group is planning to join forces with Westcourt Medical Centre and The Park Surgery to form a new 40,000 patient practice.

Need to see a GP or nurse this half term? Think the evening and weekends


In October last year evening and weekend appointments went live across Coastal West Sussex and more than 17000 people have benefited.

February 2019 pop-up dementia hubs by Dementia Friendly Worthing


Various events are taking place in Worthing over the coming weeks for people living with dementia and for their friends, family and carers

People urged to check on vulnerable neighbours


A forecast of low temperatures this week has raised calls for people to check on their neighbours, especially those who are elderly, housebound or those who may be vulnerable.

Latest news: The Lawns Surgery closure


Dr Shlosberg, the GP Partner at The Lawns Surgery in Rustington, has formally informed NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), of his intention to retire this summer, and as a result The Lawns Surgery will close on 30 June 2019.

Your chance to influence the future of our local NHS


Local people and clinical staff are being asked to help answer questions about the future of the local NHS in a series of engagement events across Sussex and East Surrey.

Do you care for a loved one living with dementia?


Come to a free event in Littlehampton with a talk from Care UK

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


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

NHS health warning as freezing temperatures predicted to hit


The local NHS is urging residents to look after themselves after the Met Office issued a Cold Weather Alert for the region over the coming days

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England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals rates Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust as Outstanding


The Chief Inspector of Hospitals has praised staff in Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust for their work which has led to the trust’s Outstanding rating.

Calling all women…time to get checked


Right now the number of women attending their smear test is at a 21 year low and is declining across the UK.

Pop-up dementia hub by Dementia Friendly Worthing


Various events are taking place in Worthing over the coming months for people living with dementia and for their friends, family and carers

NHS Long Term Plan to tackle major killer conditions and save up to half a million lives


The NHS long term plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer.