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Bognor and Chichester home care provider rated ‘outstanding’

A care company that provides support for older people in Chichester and Bognor Regis in their homes has been given the highest rating possible.

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Chichester care home closure a ‘difficult decision’

A care home is to close, its owner has announced with sadness.

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UPDATE: Road closure planned for Sidlesham ‘stink’ investigation

A closure of Selsey Road will take place so further investigations can take place to identify the mysterious source of the ‘awful smell’ in Sidlesham.

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Sidlesham ‘stink’ cause is identified

People have been warned not to walk through water from an overflowing ditch in Sidlesham which may be contaminated with sewage.

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How the Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is coping this winter

NHS England is publishing data each week which documents how each hospital trust is coping with the winter crisis based on key indicators.

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Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

Drug related mental health admissions in West Sussex increase by a fifth

The number of hospital admissions in West Sussex for patients with drug related mental health issues has increased by a fifth in the last four years.

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Building a new hospice and strong links with the local community

Kier Construction has been cementing its relationship with St Wilfrid’s Hospice in more ways than one.

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COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Fishbourne nursing home again warned to improve

Inspectors have again told a care home it needs to improve.

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Broken lift has ruined family trip to Butlin’s

Butlin’s treatment of people with disabilities has been criticised after families were given barely a week’s notice they will not be able to access the centre stage this half term.

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Mel ‘overwhelmed’ by her army of Chichester 10k runners

Hundreds took part in Sunday’s Chichester 10k but for one large group there was an extra motivation to reach the finish line.

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Colin Stepney and other Arundel residents recently gathered to protest against new delivery charges at the Lloyds Pharmacy. Picture: Derek Martin

Pharmacy campaign update: ‘we have to wait and hope’

The leaders of the campaign to bring a pharmacy back to Arundel have welcomed the publication of West Sussex County Council’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report.

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New venue for mental health radio station is music to Bognor’s ears

DJs at Radio Respect are spinning their way into fresh digs they hope will boost their community support station.

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Teenager talks about her severe anxiety for Children’s Mental Health Week

A young woman has opened up about her battle with severe anxiety to help others who are struggling for Children’s Mental Health Week.

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A business case is being considered for a radiotherapy unit at the Chichester Hospital

Pensioner’s plight shows ‘urgent need’ for St Richard’s radiotherapy centre

A man in his 80s forced to travel hundreds of miles a week for cancer treatment highlights the ‘desperate need’ for a West Sussex radiotherapy centre.

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VIDEO: Protesters at St Richard's call for urgent funds for the NHS

The NHS is in ‘urgent need of extra funding and staff’, protesters outside St Richard’s Hospital claimed.
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Jeremy Hunt praises St Richard’s staff amid ‘worst winter’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt visited Worthing Hospital this morning to talk about the extraordinary winter pressures on the NHS.

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VIDEO: New MS centre manager talks of hopes for the future

The Sussex MS Centre has a new manager, who is looking to a bright future with hopes of expansion.

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New mental health campaign rocks

Painted pebbles will be helping to spread the message in a new campaign to end mental health stigma.

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