Residents are being encouraged to have their say in Wolverhampton's biggest ever health and lifestyle survey over the next few weeks.

The City Lifestyle Survey has been commissioned by the City of Wolverhampton Council to provide information about the lifestyle choices people make, and to enable the council and organisations across the city to make even more informed decisions about services that could improve the health of the local population.

Through the short online survey, residents will be asked to share their thoughts and experiences on a range of issues that might affect their lifestyle, including access to GPs, physical activity, alcohol consumption and vaccinations.

Their feedback will be used to plan services and help measure the effectiveness of these in the future.

Councillor Jasbir Jaspal, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing, said: "This is a large scale survey that will provide us with reliable and valuable information about the health and wellbeing of the people of Wolverhampton.

"We last conducted such a survey in 2016 but, given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the health and wellbeing of people across the country, it is important that we conduct a lifestyle survey again so that we and our partners have a thorough understanding of what it is that is most influencing the lifestyles of local people.

“The council and organisations across the city must ensure they are able to make informed decisions so that services are effective and appropriate for the local population. This survey will give us this information, and help in our continuing recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, so I'd encourage everyone to take a few moments and have their say."

The survey covers a range of subjects including general wellbeing, access to GPs, health checks, cancer screening, vaccinations, physical activity, alcohol or substance misuse, gambling and community safety.

The City Lifestyle Survey is available at City Lifestyle Survey. Reponses are anonymous, and the closing date for comments is Friday 30 December, 2022.