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.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) oversee health services across our region.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Partnership of Clinical Commissioning Groups decide which health services to fund and how much money to spend.
Isle of Wight NHS Trust provides health services on the Isle of Wight but works closely with partners both on the Island and across the Solent.
Social Care is a very important part of the health and care system, both on the Isle of Wight and across the region.
Our Health and Care Plan covers services on the Isle of Wight and is agreed with colleagues at the Hampshire and Isle of Wight STP.
It has also been agreed with regulators and the NHS as at a national level.
You can read more about the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Sustainability Transformation Partnership here.
Posted on: 2nd September 2019
£800,000 investment in community services to benefit local people