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.

New appointment at Mountbatten for Head of Innovation and Service Development

The Head of Innovation and Service Development will drive innovation to support the work and service delivery at Mountbatten

Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 2:28pm

By Andy Hollebon

Mountbatten Community Choir releases song to mark one year since start of Lockdown

Mountbatten One Day Soon zoom video

CEO of Mountbatten says, "The song ‘One Day Soon’ is like a beacon of light at the end of a dark tunnel and gives me a sense of better days to come. It’s a fantastic effort by the choir members hailing from both sides of the Solent and it makes me ‘proud to be Mountbatten’"

Tuesday, 23rd March, 2021 8:00am

By Andy Hollebon with one comment

Join Mountbatten for their Day of Reflection: Here’s how

Vase with daffodils on a wooden table

Mountbatten will be holding a Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23rd March to remember all those who have died and all those who are bereaved. Here's how you can join in

Sunday, 21st March, 2021 8:43am

By Andy Hollebon

How to take part in the first Isle of Wight Chilly Dipping March fundraiser

two women swimming in the sea

Raising money for Mountbatten throughout March this year. Find out how you can get involved with this Swim the Wight initiative

Tuesday, 16th March, 2021 8:22am

By Sandy Ciccognani

Walk the Wight moves to new date for 2021

Walk the wight montage of images

This will be the 31st time the event has been organised. See inside for full details

Monday, 1st March, 2021 9:29am

By Andy Hollebon

Richard’s challenge to follow in footsteps of Captain Tom to raise money for Mountbatten

Richard Younie

Richard from Ryde is going to follow in the footsteps of Captain Tom, and will be walking 92 laps of his Close for Walk the Wight, despite needing a walking aid

Monday, 1st February, 2021 11:13am

By Sally Perry

Cash boost for four Isle of Wight charity projects

montage of island foundation cheque giving

The four grants will help support the wide Isle of Wight community. Full details within

Thursday, 7th January, 2021 8:21am

By Gavin Foster

Mountbatten launch Love not Loneliness campaign to share gifts with patients on their own

Love not loneliness poster

The gifts will show patients on their own who are receiving care from Mountbatten that they are not forgotten this Christmas. You can help too

Tuesday, 1st December, 2020 3:01pm

By Matt White

Santa Dash for Mountbatten cancelled due to Coronavirus

hundreds taking part in the santa dash

This is another setback in an already challenging year for Mountbatten. Read on for other ways you can support them

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 5:39pm

By Matt White

Dedicate a light on the Mountbatten Remembrance Tree this Christmas

woman lighting a candle

The chance to be part of the online service will give people the opportunity to remember their loved ones in this very special way

Monday, 9th November, 2020 10:00am

By Kellie White with 2 readers' comments

£8,000 raised by cycling equivalent of 64 laps of the Isle of Wight during lockdown

Michael and Nigel

The Seaview businessman wanted to do something to acknowledge the outstanding support and care received from Mountbatten, who look after our loved ones in their final hours of need

Monday, 2nd November, 2020 9:07am

By Kellie White

This year’s Virtual Walk the Wight Your Way raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Montage of Walk the Wight your Way participants

Well done to everyone who took part in this year's alternative Walk the Wight, you helped raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 3:09pm

By Matt White