About Chichester Wellbeing

Your local Wellbeing service

The Wellbeing service can help you to find local wellbeing information and services.

From this website to the teams in your local area, you can get advice and support on how to make small changes to improve your health and wellbeing, including how to stop smoking, how to become more active or how to make your meals healthier.

Chichester Wellbeing is a friendly and impartial service which comes from your local authority and other partners, the majority of our services are completely free to users. As well as using this new website, you can find out more about local activities and support services by talking to our friendly Wellbeing Advisors over the phone or in person.

If you would like to keep up to date with our services you can sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter.

How can the Wellbeing service help me?

  • Have you thought about losing weight, but don’t know where to start?
  • Do you want to get more active and energised, but aren’t sure what’s happening in your area?
  • Do you want to stop smoking, but aren’t confident in taking that first step alone?
  • Do you sometimes feel low and want a boost to your general wellbeing?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this website and the Wellbeing service can help you.

There are three simple steps to get started:

  • Get ready - think about the changes you would like to make to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Get set - check out this website for local activities or support that can help you achieve your goals. Phone or email for a one-to-one chat with a Wellbeing Advisor, or to make an appointment if you need that extra bit of help.
  • Go - We will give you advice and support on how to take control and build small changes into your life. We understand how hard it can be, but we can help to make it easier.

You can find more detailed information about Wellbeing services in different areas of West Sussex by selecting the location you are interested in on the Your local wellbeing hub page.

Free 15 minute Wellbeing Check-in

We have launched our new FREE Wellbeing Check In Service. Book a 15 minute 1-1 phone consultation with one of our Wellbeing Advisors where you can check in on how this year has been for you and any healthy lifestyle improvements that you would like to make in 2021. Support and advice is on offer for a wide range of topics including: mental wellbeing, work life balance (including working from home) healthy eating, introductions to exercise, menopause, smoking cessation, alcohol awareness, home energy improvements, and many more. Each small change you make can make a big difference!

Call 01243 521041 or email Chichester Wellbeing for more information.

We can offer advice and information and we will also put you in touch with more specialist support if it’s needed.

Local NHS and social care services and information

The Wellbeing services do not provide healthcare or social care support or advice. For these services the following places can help.

Prevention Assessment Teams

Prevention Assessment Teams are made up of health advisers (nurses), social care staff and people from the voluntary sector. They aim to help people living locally to stay healthy and remain independent. Normally, they work with people who do not receive services from specialist health care teams or social care services.

They can work with you or your carer and undertake an holistic assessment of your household. This will help identify what support might be required to keep you or your carer independent and prevent or delay the need for more intensive services. They will help you get to the right services for you.

Contact your local Prevention Assessment Team if you think they may be able to help.

The NHS website

The NHS website has lots of information about specific health conditions and services. You can also search for health services near you, such as GPs (family doctors), dentists, pharmacies and NHS walk-in centres.

PALS in West Sussex

The NHS Sussex Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can help with:

  • Information and advice about health services, voluntary organisations, support groups and advocacy
  • Support to resolve quickly and informally any concerns or queries that you may have about your healthcare or give you details of someone who can help.

The contact details for PALS in West Sussex can be found on the Western Sussex hospitals website.

Social care services in West Sussex

For information about adults’ and children’s social care services visit the West Sussex County Council website.

We welcome feedback on this website or any of the services we provide. Get in touch with us by using the details on the Contact us page.

Your Wellbeing hub