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Letter: Beware government’s new GP practice contracts, says NHS campaigners

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IOW Save Our NHS is one of dozens of campaign groups across England running a letter-writing campaign urging GPs not to sign the new contracts and making the public aware of how the profession will be severely compromised.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 3:03pm

By Christine Lightbody with 3 readers' comments

Island Labour demands end to NHS ‘Privatisation by Stealth’

Save our NHS by 38 Degrees - cropped

The Isle of Wight Labour Party Chair says "Islanders need to listen to the campaigners of ‘IoW Save Our NHS’, and make their voices heard, before their NHS is stripped away".

Monday, 4th March, 2019 9:57am

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS campaigners pledge support in Supreme Court case

save nhs at pride 2018

Isle of Wight NHS campaigners pledge support in Supreme Court case. Controversial changes to NHS funding are unlawful, they believe.

Tuesday, 19th February, 2019 8:02am

By Christine Lightbody with 2 readers' comments

Canvas your councillor to save Cross Solent Travel Scheme, say campaigners

Focus group meeting January 12th 2019

Plans to scrap the Cross Solent Travel Scheme will "put people’s lives at risk and strike fear in the hearts of many, who are already physically and emotionally compromised by their diagnosis of Cancer or kidney disease", say health campaigners.

Monday, 14th January, 2019 8:48am

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Isle of Wight council’s cross-Solent travel consultation slammed by campaign group

NHS poster simon wells

IOW Save Our NHS Group believe the consultation survey on scrapping cross-Solent travel for the most vulnerable is "flawed and that it is limited, leading and misleading" and say it has not been publicised widely enough by IWC.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 7:41am

By Christine Lightbody with 8 readers' comments

Islanders unfurl banners at Isle of Wight council meeting in protest at cuts to public services

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Members of the public opposing cuts to public services made their feelings clear at last night's full council meeting with these banners. OnTheWight hears the reaction from councillors and politicians.

Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 4:36pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Heartfelt plea to stand with others against Isle of Wight budget cuts

Collection of No Cuts banners

Colleen is asking Islanders to stand together on Saturday to protest against the proposed £5.5m of cuts to be made by the Isle of Wight council. She explains why she believes it's important for Islanders to come together over these plans.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 9:55am

By Colleen Brannon

NHS Campaigners host well-attended public meeting

PUBLIC MEETING 3rd November

The public meeting proved very productive and resulted in more volunteers to help with the campaign to protect health services on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 5th November, 2018 2:30pm

By Christine Lightbody with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Climate Coalition can help inform you on effects of global warming

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The Isle of Wight Climate Coalition are raising awareness of the catastrophic consequences for our planet from the damaging effects of global warming. See them in Newport on Saturday.

Friday, 2nd November, 2018 4:16pm

By Steven Goodman with 3 readers' comments

Nuffield Report reinforces need to retain Acute Services on the Isle of Wight, say campaigners

Hospital corridor

Isle of Wight Save Our NHS say that according to the latest Nuffield report there is an argument to retain existing Acute Services on the Isle of Wight rather than transfer them to the mainland as is the proposal.

Wednesday, 24th October, 2018 12:39pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle for the NHS’ Free tickets for screening

dudley sutton

This film lifts the lid on what lies behind the NHS crisis, hears from doctors about the Americanisation of the NHS and gives a forthright and candid explanation about the marketisation and privatisation of the NHS.

Monday, 1st October, 2018 8:44am

By Christine Lightbody

Caroline Lucas MP makes last visit to the Isle of Wight as Green Party co-leader

Caroline Lucas on the IW

Green Party co-leader and MP, Caroline Lucas, was on the Isle of Wight again last weekend, this time in support of Isle of Wight Pride.

Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 11:22am

By Vix Lowthion