General advice and information

Coronavirus is affecting my mental health – what can I do?

The current Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic may cause you to feel worried, anxious, or scared. Here's seven steps to help you look after your wellbeing while staying informed.

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End of Government funded medicine deliveries via community pharmacies

As of Friday 31st July, the government's shielding support package will end. Find more information about what's changing here.

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Someone I love has died - where can I find support

Take a look at our advice article on the organisations and groups that can support you if you’re grieving.

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Cancer and coronavirus

If you have cancer, it’s understandable you might feel anxious about COVID-19. The Government and the NHS have both confirmed that cancer treatment should continue to be prioritised during the response to the COVID-19 emergency

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Sleeping well during the pandemic

We know from listening to lots of local people, and from our own team members, good sleep is alluding many at the moment, maybe even the majority of us? Read our report to find out how to help yourself to sleep well.

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COVID 19: What to do when someone has died

This guide provides an overview of some of the resources available to support people who have lost someone to illness or Covid-19, including bereavement support.

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Coping with drinking habits during the pandemic

A lot of us are now working from home, which can bring a lot of challenges, especially frequent alcohol drinking. Find out if you should be concerned about your drinking, and what to do if you need help.
 

Coronavirus: What does shielding mean?

In July, Government advice for those shielding in England will change. We look at what these changes mean for you if you have been told to shield.

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Your Health and Social Care - Insight into Action

What we've heard from you from 13th June - 12th July 2020.

We raise and escalate the issues we hear as soon as we hear them. These reports then collate issues and trends to enable our developing Integrated Care System to plan and adapt to changing needs.

Our aim is to enable the public, our partners and those that are accountable for health and care support and services to gain insight from what people have shared with us and to raise awareness of what has been done as a result.

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Rainbow Colouring in sheet for windows

Download and print our rainbow and put in your windows to help people to share their views, experiences and stories with Healthwatch West Sussex.

Download here