Mountbatten

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.

Join others on the Osborne Run to raise money for Mountbatten

Mountbatten 5k start

Last year's event saw 600 runners take part and raising over £20,000 to support Islanders and their families. This year's event has moved to a cooler time of the year to avoid the sweltering heat.

Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 1:18pm

By Emma Topping

A full day of fun, live music, beautiful gardens and more for £5 each

Grounds with house in background

This firm family favourite and has grown year on year to become one of Mountbatten’s best fundraisers. A full day of things to see and do, head to Barton Manor on Sunday 22nd July between 10am-4pm.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 6:55pm

By Feature Writer

Mountbatten’s response to ‘unequal access to hospice care’ study

Nigel hartley

Mountbatten’s mission is to ensure more Islanders are able to access its services much sooner in their illness, with notable progress already being made, thanks to a number of new projects.

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 7:21pm

By Emma Topping

Over £1,000 raised for Mountbatten at IOW Tours Garden Party

IOW Tours hands donations to Mountbatten

£1,000+ was raised for Mountbatten at the Summer Garden Party organised by longtime supporters, IOW Tours.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 10:46am

By Emma Topping

Town Crier rings in the changes at Mountbatten Shanklin

mountbatten shanklin

Mountbatten Shanklin has become the second Mountbatten shop to provide a dedicated information area highlighting the many services the leading end of life care charity now provides.

Friday, 8th June, 2018 5:27pm

By Emma Topping

Planning ahead for illness or death can be positive and empowering say Mountbatten

Jane Garner (right) explaining Advance Care Plan

Who would speak up for you, if you could no longer speak for yourself? That is the question Mountbatten is urging Islanders to think about as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week (Monday 14 May – Sunday 20 May 2018).

Monday, 14th May, 2018 10:02am

By Emma Topping

Free bus travel for those taking part in Walk the Wight 2018

southern vectis new buses

Special shuttle buses will take people on regular trips from several locations on the Isle of Wight with free all day travel on any Southern Vectis route to all those with a walker number or WTW18 medal.

Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 8:48am

By Paula Good

Unique works of art made from hand-rolled shredded paper

karl stedman

Karl Stedman’s latest exhibition can be found at Mountbatten's Art Gallery. It includes these brightly coloured conical shapes which have been painstakingly made from thousands of hand-rolled coloured paper discs. Well worth a visit.

Thursday, 3rd May, 2018 1:22pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten Volunteer Open Day: Find out how you can help make a difference

mountbatten volunteer

Volunteering for Mountbatten offers you the chance to develop new skills whilst making a hugely valuable contribution to the Island’s leading end of life care charity. Find out more about the many roles available at this week's Open Day.

Monday, 23rd April, 2018 12:50pm

By Feature Writer

Nammet: A Celebration of Isle of Wight Food and Drink book out now

nammet flour and sausages montage

Nammet is a celebration of extraordinary Isle of Wight food producers, their recipes and the beautiful, unique countryside in which they work. Get ready to feast your eyes on some glorious photography and food!

Tuesday, 17th April, 2018 9:22am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Walk the Wight 2018: Sign up now and be part of this unique event

walk the wight medals

Join over 8,000 others of all ages and abilities to take on Walk the Wight challenge with Mountbatten this May. Registration closes soon, so check out the walks and decide which one suits you best and help raise funds for this vital Isle of Wight organisation.

Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 11:46am

By Feature Writer

Mountbatten reveal their latest Patron

Nigel Hartley and Maj Gen Martin White

Mountbatten's CEO says that with their new Patron's support, many more people will start to realise how vital their fundraising is to how Mountbatten can care for people facing death, dying and bereavement in the future.

Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 11:45am

By Emma Topping