CQC’s state of health and care services in England report published

CQC state of health report

There is much excellent care but the variation in the quality and safety of care in England is too wide and is unacceptable

Thursday, 16th October, 2014 4:16pm

By John Scott

Isle of Wight JSA claimant numbers released

Job Centre sign:

Latest figures are out for those claiming Job Seekers Allowance on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 15th October, 2014 9:35am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Ferry services to be included in transport infrastructure taskforce says MP

Andrew Turner - debating ferries - 13 Oct 2014

If you were tuned into Parliament TV just after 10pm last night you might've seen the Isle of Wight MP speaking about cross-Solent travel.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 4:18pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 18 readers' comments

NHS workers formed peaceful picket line during four hour strike

NHS Picket Line

Isle of Wight NHS Trust has worked closely with staff and their representatives to minimise the impact of industrial action on the quality of patient care.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 1:06pm

By Andy Hollebon with 27 readers' comments

Human Rights Tour comes to the Isle of Wight

Human rights tour:

If you're interested in finding out more, why not book now for the free event that takes place this Wednesday at the Riverside Centre.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 12:26pm

By Woody Faulkner with 3 readers' comments

Impact of NHS industrial action minimised on IW say Trust

St Mary's Hospital cone by Auntie P

The IW NHS Trust and staff representatives say they want to minimise the impact any industrial action has on the quality of care for patients.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 8:19am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Dementia sufferers risk receiving poor care say CQC

Elderly people holding hands crossing the road

A major review of dementia care by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) says the unacceptable gap in the quality of care means it is likely that someone living with dementia will experience poor care as they move between care homes and hospitals.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 7:36am

By John Scott

Learn why TTIP will have a big effect on the rest of your life

No TTIP protest:

Today (Saturday) sees an international day of action against the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union. You can find out more about it by heading to Newport today.

Saturday, 11th October, 2014 8:40am

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Strike action by council and school staff suspended

Stop the cuts march:

Workers were due to walk out on Tuesday next week in protest at a pay offer worth 1% for most employees.

Friday, 10th October, 2014 12:56pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

British jobs for British people first says Island’s MP

Union flag

The Island’s MP, Andrew Turner, disagrees with the Liberal Democrats’ belief that we should continue to allow more immigrants to come into Britain.

Thursday, 9th October, 2014 11:41am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 23 readers' comments

Wightlink urges MP to raise issue of Marine Conservation Zones in his Parliamentary debate

Wightlink urges MP to raise issue of Marine Conservation Zones in his Parliamentary debate

The ferry company is urging Isle of Wight Conservative MP Andrew Turner to highlight the dangers of including ferry ports in the proposed Marine Conservation Zone in the Solent.

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014 9:31am

By Karen Woods with 8 readers' comments

Find out what TTIP is and how it will affect you

No to TTIP march

Heard people talking about TTIP and have no idea what it is and how it will affect you? Head to St James’s Square, Newport on Saturday morning from 11am to find out more.

Monday, 6th October, 2014 1:02pm

By Mike Starke with 19 readers' comments