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.
The Urgent Care Service at St. Mary’s continues to be very busy.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today (Wednesday 23rd November).
Isle of Wight NHS Trust won second place for having the largest impact on body weight and waist circumference after competing against 72 other Trusts and Health Centres across the UK.
The Beacon Health Centre has been redesigned into the Urgent Care Service (UCS) which is co-located with the Emergency Department at St Mary’s and treats urgent care needs only.
According to national statistics, one in three adults in England report having experienced a traumatic event in their life and one in six adults report having a common mental health problem in the last week. For some people this is short lived, but for others it can cause ongoing distress and can impact on their quality of life.
Do you have a long term health condition? Get the flu jab.
To find your local Flu Clinic click through to Isle of Wight NHS Trust website.
“You’re not wasting anyone’s time by getting symptoms checked.” is the advice from healthcare professionals in support of the latest national Be Clear on Cancer campaign which raises awareness of lung disease and lung cancer.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan is still in development.
Age Friendly Island’s second annual Celebrating Age Festival begins on the International Older Persons Day on 1st October 2016.
During hot spells vulnerable groups, such as the older people, feel the acute effects of heat more than others and it’s long been recognised that death rates rise in the early stages of heatwaves.
A popular health and wellbeing roadshow returns to Ryde next month with a host of local organisations offering support and advice.
Whether you're out and about this weekend enjoying the Island or catching up on DIY and jobs in the garden, make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend by using the most appropriate NHS service should you need medical help or advice.
As temperatures rise across the Island, the number of people attending St Mary’s Hospital is also reaching peak levels again with very poorly people needing to be admitted to hospital wards at St Mary’s.