We are working to ensure that children on the Isle of Wight are supported to get the best start in life that will lead to good health and wellbeing. This will provide the foundation to ensure they are able to achieve the best opportunities and keep as healthy and well as possible throughout their lives.
We want to ensure that families, individuals and communities are thriving and resilient with access to good jobs, affordable housing, leisure activities, lifelong training, education and learning, health and care services are are able to enjoy the place in which they live.
We want to ensure that people on the Isle of Wight are able to live independently in their own homes with appropriate care support. We want to make sure older residents are supported to play an active role in their communities and supported to maintain and develop their social and community networks.
Many things influence our health and wellbeing: the lifestyles we lead, our social contacts, the environment around us, our jobs and homes: as well as the health and care services that support us. We are determined, by working together as organisations and with you as individuals, to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone on the Island.
Our shared vision for Health and Wellbeing on the the Island is that:
People live healthy and independent lives, supported by thriving and connected communities with timely and easy access to high-quality and integrated public services when they need them.
The NHS is turning 70 on 5 July 2018. The following activities and events are taking place on the Island to celebrate this important milestone: