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.
We are committed to making a huge difference to people’s health and care on the Island, ensuring safe, sustainable, quality care and health improvements for all.
With this in mind, our aims are very clear:
By working together, we can achieve much more than would be possible working independently. As a result, people will be able to take more control of their lives and plan for their future health and social care needs.
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: