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Our health and care challenges

Like every community, on the Isle of Wight we are having to deal with a number of difficult challenges which put pressure on the health and care services we offer, namely:

  • People leading unhealthy lifestyles
  • People living longer and needing more support
  • An increase in the number of people living with long term illnesses
  • Financial pressures on public services
  • Higher costs of providing services on the Island
  • The need to provide the best quality of care to Island residents within these constraints

News and Updates

13th November 2017

Embracing Self Care for Life – Pharmacists can provide you with expert advice from the High Street

To mark Self Care Week 2017 (13 – 19 November) the Isle of Wight NHS Trust wants to highlight your health expert on the High Street – the community pharmacist/GP Practice Pharmacist.

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