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Healthy Lifestyles Isle of Wight

 Call: 01983 642369 0800 9991396

 Emailhealthylifestyles.isleofwight@nhs.net

Website: www.healthylifestylesiow.co.uk

 

Your Local Stop Smoking and Weight Management Service

To support local Isle of Wight residents to stop smoking or lose weight, Healthy Lifestyles Isle of Wight  has been commissioned to provide free stop smoking and weight management support to the Isle of Wight community.  

 Healthy Lifestyles Isle of Wight are here to help you and offer different levels of support to maintain a healthy weight and to stop smoking including telephone support, virtual and app based support options.

Stop Smoking Service

For support to quit smoking, the local stop smoking service is Healthy Lifestyles Isle of Wight. 

Smoke free homes

If you are not ready to quit smoking but would like more information on how to protect your family visit Smoke Fee Families. They provide advice on how to make your home and car smoke free.

Adult Weight Management

For support to lose weight, there are different options available.

The local weight management service is found at Healthy Lifestyles Isle of Wight

For a limited time only, funded places are available on the following programmes until the end of December 2022:

Man V Fat Football (face-to-face offer): MANvFAT Football

Man V Fat Challenge (digital offer): MANvFAT Football

Gloji (digital offer): Gloji | Personalised Weight loss | 12 Week Programme 

Smoke free homes
If you are not ready to quit smoking but would like more information on how to protect your family visit Smoke Fee Families. They provide advice on how to make your home and car smoke free.

Healthy eating
For easy meals and access to the Change4Life food scanner. This food scanner helps reduce levels of sugar in your diet visit Eat well - NHS (www.nhs.uk).

The Public Health - Sugar Smart Isle of Wight (iow.gov.uk) campaign raises awareness of:

  • Hidden sugars, 
  • recommended levels,
  • healthy alternatives.

The campaign encourages individuals, groups, businesses, schools and organisation to join and make a pledge.

Being more active

Get active - Better Health - NHS (www.nhs.uk) includes tips on getting active for all. Includes the downloadable Active 10 app. Provides tailored advice for those living with a long term condition.  Exercise on Referral scheme.

The Exercise on Referral scheme is operated by 1Leisure and Public Health. The Exercise on Referral programme is not a free service.

 What is offered under the scheme membership:

  • Unlimited use of the 1Leisure facilities at Medina, The Heights and Westridge
  • Advice on the best exercise to suit the patient’s needs and interests e.g. gym, swimming, fitness classes, circuit training, and more
  • One-to-one support from a qualified instructor. (Number of one-to-ones will be dependent on instructor’s assessment of need).
  • Free parking permit for the facilities
  • Free gym induction

 For the Exercise on Referral programme:

  • There is a £10 joining fee.
  • 50% discount for the first three months. This discount is on normal and concessionary membership fees, but it is only available for those paying by direct debit.

For membership fees and concessions please visit Membership – 1Leisure

Please note: patients cannot self-refer. Please speak to a healthcare practitioner for more information.

 

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