News releases

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Big Health and Care Conversation launched - 3 July 2017

The Big Health and Care Conversation has been launched to give local residents the opportunity to improve health and social care services

UK music star launches CCG's #IAMWHOLE campaign - 10 October 2016

Monday 10 October 2016 – on World Mental Health Day 2016, UK music star Jordan Stephens (Rizzle Kicks) launches #IAMWHOLE – an anti-stigma mental health campaign for the NHS, in partnership with the world’s largest youth charity YMCA. 

Online GP guide for supporting trans patients launched - 29 January 2016

News release about the launch of online GP Guide for supporting Trans Patients

Bowel cancer campaign backed by Stephanie Moore - 14 January 2016

News release about Brighton and Hove's 'Speak Up Against Cancer' bowel cancer awareness campaign, supported by Albion in the Community, England World Cup Captain, Bobby Moore's widow, Stephanie Moore, Brighton and Hove City Council and Brighton and Hove CCG.

Comedian Dom Joly pranks for NHS 111 campaign - 30 November 2015

TV prankster Dom Joly has swapped his “I’m on the phone” catchphrase for “call 111” in support of a new campaign launched today by the NHS in Sussex to raise public awareness of when to use the free, 24-hour 111 helpline this winter. 

Experts issue warning on antibiotic resistance - 16 November 2015

Why medicines experts are asking the public and prescribers in Brighton and Hove to become 'antibiotics guardians' during this year's World Antibiotics Awareness Week.

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Contract awarded for new community diabetes service - 6 October 2015

A three-year contract to provide a new ‘Diabetes Care For You’ service has been awarded by NHS Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and High Weald Lewes Havens CCG to Sussex Community NHS Trust (SCT), the main provider of local community NHS healthcare services in the area.  

SCT will be delivering the service in collaboration with Brighton and Hove Integrated Care Service, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Diabetes UK.

Breathe Better, Waste Less - 7 September 2015

A new 'Breathe Better Waste Less' project has been launched by the NHS in Brighton and Hove to support patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) while reducing pharmaceutical waste across the city.

Speak Up Against Skin Cancer campaign - 1 July 2015

As temperatures across the country soared and sunbathers flocked to the beach, the CCG launched Speak Up Against Cancer - a joint initiative with Albion in the Community (AITC) and Brighton & Hove City Council - to address rising local levels of skin cancer.

CCG launches new stop smoking programme - 11 March 2015

On No Smoking Day 2015, the CCG called on smokers in the city to try a new way to stop smoking. ‘Smoke Free Me’ is a unique, free programme designed by psychologists especially for Brighton & Hove residents.

Brighton Better Care Plan approved - 12 January 2015

A new approach to looking after Brighton & Hove’s most frail and vulnerable residents has been given the go-ahead, thanks to government sign-off of the local NHS and City Council’s Better Care Plan.

1 in 2 Christmas Shoppers haven’t heard of NHS 111 - December 2014

How a week-long CCG survey in Brighton's Churchill Square shopping centre revealed half of shoppers hadn't heard of the free, '111' 24-hour phone line

A&E is strictly for emergencies says Zoe Ball - 7 November 2014

TV presenter Zoe Ball helped to launch the CCG's 'Great Choices Make Heroes' urgent care communications campaign

CCG promotes five ways to wellbeing - 10 October 2014

The CCG and City Council launched a new approach to supporting people with mental health problems and encouraging mental wellbeing on World Mental Health Day 2014, with backing from local community groups and high-profile ‘Happiness Champions’ in the city

New website helps parents spot poorly toddlers - 3 March 2014

News release about the launch of the CCG's Childhood Illnesses website