Working better together to improve people’s lives on the island

News

Free Health and Wellbeing Roadshow
Work to redesign hospital specialty services underway

The next phase of major work to redesign the way health and care services are delivered on the Island in the future is underway.

22 March 2017
Funding for ‘One Public Estate’ is “welcome news”

My Life a Full Life Programme Director comments on the welcome news about the One Public Estate funding secured by the Isle of Wight Council which will contribute to the development of locality hubs on the Island.

 

 

08 February 2017
National NHS Director impressed by Island’s collaborative initiatives around health and care

Matthew Swindells, NHS England National Director for Operations and Information visited the Isle of Wight last week (Friday 3 February) to see first-hand, how the Island is working together to tackle some of its health and care challenges as part of the My Life a Full Life new model of care.

07 February 2017
On The Road To Good Health

A new health, fitness and wellbeing roadshow will hit the streets the end of this month, which will see the Isle of Wight Council’s public health team linking up with 1Leisure to encourage more people to get fit and healthy this year.  The initiative is part of My Life a Full Life – the new way in which health and care services are being planned and provided on the Island both now and in the future. 

27 January 2017
Consultation on the impact of the ongoing transformation of the IW Urgent Care Service, including Walk-in Access Monday-Friday

The Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is consulting on the impact of changes to the walk-in access to GP Urgent Care Service based at St. Mary’s Hospital, during weekdays.

25 January 2017
Consultation on the future of Primary Care

Isle of Wight (IW) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is consulting on the future of services provided by GP practices between late December and mid-February.

16 January 2017
INVITE TO IW COELIAC SUPPORT GROUP FIRST MEETING

Community Action Isle of Wight and the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group are holding a first meeting for a new support group for islanders living with coeliac disease

13 January 2017
Urgent Care Service busy - NHS continues to need you to ‘choose well’

The Urgent Care Service at St. Mary’s continues to be very busy.

24 November 2016
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today (Wednesday 23rd November). 

23 November 2016
Isle of Wight NHS Trust gets impressive results in diabetes weight management

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.

12 October 2016
Changes to the Beacon - now the Urgent Care Service

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. 

11 October 2016
One in three mental health Click for full size image
World Mental Health Day call to action - stop depression becoming the leading illness

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.

 

10 October 2016
Flu Clinics Winter 2016 Click for full size image
Get the flu jab

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.

28 September 2016
Be Clear on Cancer 2 Click for full size image
Coughing for 3 weeks? Get out of breath easily? Tell your doctor

“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.

26 September 2016
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan is still in development.

23 September 2016
Celebrating Age Festival 1st-7th October 2016

Age Friendly Island’s second annual Celebrating Age Festival begins on the International Older Persons Day on 1st October 2016. 

19 September 2016
Heatwave on the way

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.

12 September 2016
Popular Health & Wellbeing Roadshow returns to Ryde

A popular health and wellbeing roadshow returns to Ryde next month with a host of local organisations offering support and advice.

30 August 2016
Need health advice? Choose the right NHS Service this Bank Holiday

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.

24 August 2016
When it’s not a 999 emergency call 111 – the NHS non-emergency number. Pharmacies can also provide urgent advice & help

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.

 

19 July 2016
29 June event Click for full size image
Emerging ideas on the future of health and social care to be discussed

People on the Island are being invited to an event on 29 June in Newport to hear the emerging ideas that could change the face of health and social care.

16 June 2016
Cowes to host free Health and Wellbeing Roadshow

A free event to connect people of all ages with the community support groups and organisations that can help them stay safe, healthy and well is coming to Cowes.

04 May 2016
Time To Act Click for full size image
National health and social care experts join Island project to reshape services

Some of the country’s leading figures in health and social care are working with people on the Island to reshape the way these services are delivered on the Island.

04 May 2016
Have your say on the future of health and care services

The My Life A Full Life programme will be hosting a series of public events in May as part of a redesign of health and care services on the Island.

 

26 April 2016
Call for public participation in next phase of health and care redesign

The My Life A Full Life programme is calling for expressions of interest from people on the Island who want to become more involved in helping to shape the future of its health and care services.

14 April 2016
April events to help prevent falls

A series of events to provide practical help and advice to people affected by falls, or worried about falling, are being held throughout April.

31 March 2016
Island residents help shape future of health and care services

The first in a number of events to gather feedback from the public on the future of health and care on the Island were held last week.

30 March 2016

Downloads

docxjsa doc.docx (0.15 MB)

Internal Links

© 2017 My Life, a Full Life.