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.

Music therapy at Mountbatten Music uplifts the mind, body and soul

Fraser Simpson Mountbatten Music Therapist and Doreen enjoying music therapy

Music is good for body, mind and soul and help makes a difference to those with dementia. Music therapy sessions take place weekly at Mountbatten

Friday, 7th February, 2020 12:37pm

By Emma Topping

Bembridge Annual Gift Fair raises over £20,000 for Mountbatten

Gift Fair committee presenting cheque to Nigel Hartley

A whopping £20,000 was raised at the Gift Fair, the equivalent of one day’s care with Mountbatten

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 10:29am

By Matt White with one comment

Love and Dying – Documentary explores current law on assisted dying

Jill and David George

The film asks whether there should be a change in the current law relating to assisted dying

Friday, 31st January, 2020 12:40pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Glittering gala in memory of Gloria Minghella supports two Isle of Wight charities

Gloria Minghella by Julian Winslow

The evening of fine dining will include cabaret performances from Steinway artist James Longford, the internationally-acclaimed Miss Hope Springs and jazz singer Edana Minghella

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 5:21pm

By Matt White

Watch Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy performed at Mountbatten storytelling event by new drama group

man sitting with book on head and pages flying around him

The evening also includes storytelling and poetry from special guest singer Amy Bottriell-Nye

Monday, 20th January, 2020 3:29pm

By Emma Topping

Rock and roll event in memory of loved ones raises cash for Mountbatten

David Khan and Sylvia Bridger present the cheque

Friends who met when their partners were in the hospice have staged a memorial music event in aid of Mountbatten.

Friday, 17th January, 2020 10:19am

By Matt White

Piano owned by Moody Blues musician given to Isle of Wight’s Mountbatten

Moody Blues Piano

Ray Thomas, who played at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970, died two years ago but always wanted his instruments to be used to help others

Monday, 6th January, 2020 10:48am

By Matt White

More than £5,000 raised so far in Mountbatten’s Santa Dash

hundreds taking part in the santa dash

CEO of Mountbatten said “The support of our community to enable us to keep striving to do more is so appreciated by us all at Mountbatten”

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:30pm

By Matt White

See the Isle of Wight classic cars that have raised thousands for Mountbatten

VHVC Ltd Hospice Collection 2018

Head to St Thomas’ Square this Saturday to see Vectis Historic Vehicle Club's great range display of vintage and classic cars

Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 1:59pm

By Matt White

Company B duet to perform vintage Christmas concert at Mountbatten

Company B singers

All are welcome at this Thursday's Christmas concert at the John Cheverton Centre in Newport

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:22pm

By Matt White

Standing ovation for Isle of Wight Mountbatten Nurse who wins gold

Christina Ginsburg was given a standing ovation as she presented with the 'Our Health Heroes' award

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 5:38pm

By Sally Perry

Newport Football Club’s 3G all-weather pitch will allow greater and more varied use

Wightfibre Foootball

Now planning permission has been secured for St George's Park, work on the WightFibre Park - located at the top of The Racecourse - can begin

Monday, 11th November, 2019 8:33am

By Sally Perry