An innovative surfing project is being expanded on the Isle of Wight following confirmation of support from the Isle of Wight NHS Trust Charitable Funds.
Isle of Wight health
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An impressive new £4.8 million Endoscopy Unit came into use at St. Mary’s Hospital today, Monday 1st February 2016.
Monday, 1st February, 2016 1:57pm
By Andy Hollebon with 3 readers' comments
The diarrhoea and vomiting is highly contagious, so health chiefs are urging those suffering the symptoms to stay away from the hospital and care homes.
Wednesday, 27th January, 2016 10:16am
By Andy Hollebon with one comment
Experienced public involvement expert appointed to oversee improvements in health and social care for people on the Isle of Wight.
Wednesday, 27th January, 2016 8:33am
By Andy Hollebon with 11 readers' comments
When you call 999 or 111 on the Island, this is where you get through to. Who knew that it was such a comprehensive service or that the centre is thought of Nationally as 'revolutionary'? Great praise for the service.
Thursday, 21st January, 2016 3:23pm
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
Only a third of South East parents would know what to do if their baby stopped breathing, despite it being their biggest fear. St John Ambulance launches nursery rhyme-themed campaign – with a memorable musical twist - to teach baby CPR to parents.
The commitment of Junior Doctors on the Isle of Wight shone through this week when, during their strike action, they went to the aid of a woman who'd fallen and injured her neck .
Friday, 15th January, 2016 8:14am
By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments