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Conflicting messages from Isle of Wight mental health service

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One patient, who has a history of being suicidal, says she hasn't been seen by a consultant psychiatrist for nearly a year and has had two appointments cancelled by the service. The NHS respond.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 6:14pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s Public Health transfer to Hampshire Council called in for scrutiny

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Cllr Lilley says that Isle of Wight residents need transparency and honesty about what is happening with this statutory and life-saving/health prevention service.

Monday, 29th July, 2019 5:40pm

By Michael Lilley with 10 readers' comments

Labour slam Isle of Wight council over PFI ‘savings’

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The spokesperson for Island Labour says "Tories are calling cuts 'savings', as if that somehow reduces their impact".

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 11:37am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Crowdfunding appeal launched to save Local Area Co-ordinators

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There has been public outcry at the Cabinet decision to scrap the Local Area Coordination Scheme from next year - one Islander has started an appeal to crowdfund the money needed to keep the service going.

Monday, 26th November, 2018 9:00am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Councillors attempt to call-in the decision to scrap Local Area Co-ordinators : The detail

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Cllr Michael Lilley sets out the detail and shares documents to back up the call-in of the decision to scrap Local Area Co-ordinators, and explains how, in his view, the use of the words “clinically unsafe” prevented an objective decision being made.

Friday, 23rd November, 2018 5:53pm

By Michael Lilley with 4 readers' comments

Cabinet member accuses Community Coordinator Network CEO of ‘poetic licence’ (update 2)

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Cllr Clare Mosdell has accused the network of Local Area Co-ordinators of using poetic licence when they say each LAC has saved £500,000 over the last three years. Catch up here with last night's Scrutiny debate.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 9:04am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Local Area Coordinators save IWC £millions, say Community Catalysts

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The service costs the council £400,000 per annum to run, but according to national network, Community Catalysts, each Local Area Co-ordinator (there are nine of them) has saved the council around £500,000 over three years.

Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 2:54pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Petition launched to save ‘vital’ Local Area Co-ordinators

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The petition calls on the Isle of Wight Council to "fully fund this critical service, which brings communities together and avoids even bigger and more expensive care being needed for some of the most vulnerable and isolated Islanders".

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 11:09am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Letter: The Community Interest [Conservative] Company

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Phil Jordan says the Conservative 'One Island One Service’ announcement demonstrates they have no new ideas or understanding about how to get the Island through the financial crisis it faces.

Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 12:16pm

By Phil Jordan

New team in place to help individuals and communities

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A new team working to provide person-to-person support for individuals and families is already making a difference in areas of the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 24th November, 2015 1:28pm

By Andy Hollebon with 4 readers' comments