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Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Age UK Isle of Wight

A local charity providing support and services to older people, and those who care for them, living on the Isle of Wight

Healthwatch Isle of Wight

Healthwatch is the new consumer champion for health and social care in England. It provides people with information, advice and support about local health and social care services

Isle of Wight NHS

This site contains some useful links to health information on the Isle of Wight. It includes information about the 111 service, information about Pharmacy first, information about the My Life a Full Life programme, information about what to do if your child is unwell as well as links to other local health information and promotions

Information last updated 29 March 2017

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.