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Patient & Public Information

The following information has been collated for patients and the general public.  It is not intended as an alternative to seeking medical advice.

***For information on COVID please see our COVID Questions page or go to the NHS Website***

If you are looking for information about health conditions please see our Health Information page.
 
***Please note this information should not replace the advice of your doctor. If you have any concerns about your health please seek advice from a medical health professional.***.
There are so many different people offering advice on your health that finding health information you can trust can be difficult.
 
Being able to access the right information and apply it to your life is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle and manage medical conditions safely. Please see our Health literacy page for more advice.
 
Also see our Open Access Electronic Resources page for further information about public resources.
Books and other printed materials are another great way to find out more about certain conditions and how to maintain good health. The Reading Agency has reading lists for lots of different health subjects.
Local Information
The Isle of Wight Council has some information pages of local data, needs assessments and population statistics. See here https://www.iow.gov.uk/Council/transparency/Our-Community1/.
 
Public Health England also publish data on local areas which can be searched via their fingertips tool. See here https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/ .
Personal Visits
We are unable to provide patients and public with access at the present time, however we can offer some limited information services. Please email us for more details on iownt.library@nhs.net.
 
The Lord Louis Library in Newport, Isle of Wight or your local public library are excellent alternatives for accessing health related information.

 

Page last update: June 2021

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