Formerly known as the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, Mountbatten is the only Isle of Wight hospice and lead provider of palliative care to the Island community.

As well as the 16-bed Hospice in Newport, on any given day Mountbatten provide care in the home to over 650 people, as well as offering a number of other services too.

Below are the articles that OnTheWight has published about Moubtbatten.

Don’t miss Isle of Wight Art and Jazz at Mountbatten

Jim Thorn band

A new exhibition by an Isle of Wight artist and a concert by a well-known Island jazz group are among the highlights of Mountbatten’s social programme.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 12:46pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten announces changes to Walk the Wight 2019 sign-up process

walk the wight medals

Due to the GDPR rules, Mountbatten have to change the way that those wanting to take part in Walk the Wight register for the event. Details within.

Friday, 21st December, 2018 8:29am

By Emma Topping

Remember loved ones at Mountbatten’s Lights of Love service

Lights of Love poster

All are welcome - Wight Harmony will be singing before and during the service, followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 5:58pm

By IW Council Press Office

All welcome to carol service with Mountbatten

carol singers

Staff and volunteers will come together to celebrate the festive season at All Saints’ Church, Ryde. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Monday, 10th December, 2018 11:18am

By Emma Topping

Isle of Wight Santa Dash 2018: Register now to take part

santa dash

Register now to take part in the Santa Dash on 2nd December and help raise vital funds for Mountbatten.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 1:50pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten work to be showcased at national conference

Nigel Hartley CEO

Flying the flag for the Isle of Wight, nine new projects being delivered by the end of life care team at Mountbatten have been chosen by Hospice UK to be shared at its annual national conference next week.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 10:13am

By Emma Topping

This year’s Mountbatten conference hailed a huge success

Nigel hartley

Annual Mountbatten conference hailed a success with a great deal of positive feedback from those who took part.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 12:56pm

By Emma Topping

The Art of Dying Well Festival: Conversations, celebrations and interpretations

art of dying banner

The Art of Dying festival is aimed at encouraging people to talk openly about death and dying, challenging the taboo and supporting people to have healthy conversations about the one sure thing that affects us all.

Monday, 29th October, 2018 8:48am

By Emma Topping

See Banksy, Picasso and Dali exhibits at Private art show for Mountbatten

grayson perry by regine debatty

Don't miss your chance to see an eclectic collection of precious artworks, loaned by their generous owners, to help raise money to support the work of Mountbatten.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 10:34am

By Emma Topping

The Art of Dying Well: Conversations, celebrations and interpretations

Jamie and Steven

Mountbatten's CEO, Nigel Hartley, says he hopes The Art of Dying Well will encourage more people to feel supported to start having important conversations, using the medium of arts and performance.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 9:32am

By Emma Topping

Go Yellow and support Mountbatten’s work on the Isle of Wight

yellow shoes

The Go Yellow fundraising drive starts today (Saturday) and runs until 7 October. Why not wear, eat or do something yellow to raise funds to support Mountbatten’s work?

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 12:01pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten invited to partner with mainland hospice

Nigel Hartley CEO

All local donations will be protected for the Island in this ground-breaking partnership between Mountbatten Isle of Wight and the NHS-run Countess Mountbatten Hospice in Southampton. OnTheWight has the detail.

Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 6:30pm

By Feature Writer