Are there areas of your general health and wellbeing that you would like to improve? Would you like to know where to find reliable health information and advice, to help you make these changes? This is the section for you. You can also read stories from local people and find useful links and resources.
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To a certain extent the ability we have to stay healthy and well lies in the way we treat and respect ourselves – our mind and bodies. Keeping active, adopting healthy lifestyle choices, seeking support for conditions we already know we have, are just some of the ways in which we can all help ourselves to get the most out of life.
Our Island boasts a wide offering of leisure centres, gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes and sports teams, not to mention of course the beautiful harbours, beaches and scenic walking opportunities. To find the right healthy lifestyle option to suit you visit https://www.iwight.com/residents/leisure-and-sport
You can also find a range of advice on keeping healthy and living well on the council’s public health website pages by visiting https://www.iwight.com/Council/OtherServices/Public-Health-Living-Well/About
A ‘Question Time’ style event at which members of the public, local politicians, and interest groups will be invited to quiz a panel of local experts will kick-start a programme of events to discuss how acute (hospital based) services could be provided in the future on the Island.