Physical Activity Strategy
We want everyone in the City of Wolverhampton to live longer and have a good quality of life. Health & Wellbeing board members have given their approval for the new Physical Activity Strategy, helping residents in the City to become more active. The strategy and associated action plans are designed to inspire and support adults and children to move more and build activity into their daily lives. A copy of the strategy can be accessed here. Other resources are also available to improve the health and wellbeing of people across the City.
Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health
The City’s Health & Wellbeing board have become a signatory for the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health, showing a commitment from the council and partners to work together to improve and prevent mental health issues, and improving the overall wellbeing of Wulfrunians. The City’s application received praise from the Office of Health Improvement and Disparities and recognised it as a strong submission and the panel unanimously agreed the signatory approval. More information on the Prevention Concordat and what this involves can be found here: Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health
NHS Health Checks
Aged 40-74? Have you had your FREE NHS Health Check? (It's a bit like a mid-life MOT)
If you have received an invitation, contact your GP practice to book your health check. If you have not received an invitation, but think you are eligible for a health check, contact your GP practice.
A package of support is being put in place as part of a new initiative designed to help the city's vital health and social care sector through another difficult Covid-19 affected winter and beyond.
The City of Wolverhampton Council has asked partners to join forces to launch Wolverhampton Cares, a powerful commitment to care providers, care workers and family carers.
The Good Night Project
A community-led partnership aiming to reduce bed poverty and ensure everyone in Wolverhampton has a good nights sleep in a suitable bed.
Working together with ACCI and The Wolves Foundation, there may be support available to help meet the needs of your household in getting the item(s) you require to get a good night’s sleep.