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.

Isle of Wight asked to stand with Mountbatten into the future: Love will see us through

mountbatten nurse with sunflower

The ‘love will see us through’ campaign aims to harness the love of the Isle of Wight community and, over the coming months, will see practical ways people can help being shared on Mountbatten’s website and social media channels using the hashtag #standwithus

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 3:01pm

By Emma Topping

Chairman of Barclays announced as new Mountbatten Chair of Trustees

Nigel Hartley and Sir Ian Cheshire

Sir Ian says he's been sharing his time between London and the Isle of Wight for the last 20 years and believes that Mountbatten is not just a local, but national asset

Friday, 7th August, 2020 10:36am

By Matt White with 6 readers' comments

24-hour Isle of Wight gaming challenge raises over £1,700 for Mountbatten

Gaming screens

It's not too late to show your support for the challenge by heading over to Rachel's Just Giving Page and making a donation to Mountbatten

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 7:48am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Will you ‘Go the Distance’ for Isle of Wight’s Mountbatten this summer?

Go the Distance cycling poster

Pedal for a medal throughout August to help raise much-needed money for Mountbatten. Details within

Friday, 31st July, 2020 4:05pm

By Matt White

Only donate saleable items and don’t leave outside closed shops, asks Mountbatten

Donations left outside Freshwater shop

With sofas covered in animal faeces, bin bags containing cotton buds and other potentially contaminated rubbish, as well as boxes with mice droppings being donated, it appears Mountbatten's warehouse is being mistaken for the local tip. Islanders asked to donate saleable items only

Friday, 17th July, 2020 4:23pm

By Sally Perry

Rachel and Yasmin to complete 24 hours of gaming in aid of Mountbatten

rachel bailey's twitch set up

24 hours of gaming is on the cards for Rachel and Yasmin next weekend as they aim to raise money for Mountbatten in memory of Rachel's Dad

Friday, 17th July, 2020 3:50pm

By Sally Perry

Cash boost for Mountbatten thanks to Isle of Wight Freemasons

Freemasons at Mountbatten

The money was raised by members selling distinctive lapel badges and brings to total raised for Isle of Wight causes this year to £55,000

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 8:22am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight community raffle features prizes by some of the Island’s best artists, makers and producers

Painting of west wight landscape

There is a fantastic lineup of prizes in this community raffle organised to raise money for Mountbatten and Isle of Wight Foodbank during the Covid-19 crisis

Friday, 26th June, 2020 6:20pm

By Sally Perry

Mountbatten overwhelmed by generosity of Islanders as charity shops reopen

A warehouse packed with donations

Mountbatten have been overwhelmed with the generosity of Islanders as they reopen their charity shops. Full details within

Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 4:02pm

By Emma Topping with 2 readers' comments

Hula-hooping queen raises over £1,500 for Isle of Wight NHS

Tania hulahooping

Taking inspiration from Capt. Tom Moore’s efforts Tania who has been shielding during the Covid-19 lockdown decided to do something that she enjoys to help raise funds

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 9:27am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Two Isle of Wight NHS Trust Matrons brave the shave for Mountbatten

Julie and Jan after having their heads shaved

When they heard that this year’s Walk the Wight had been cancelled due to the Coronavirus they wanted to help in any way they could

Friday, 29th May, 2020 11:33am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Walk the Wight Your Way a huge success, but another £100k needed to match usual amount raised

People taking part in walk the wight your way

Despite its success, the charity still stands to lose out on around £100,000, with the walk usually raising around £250,000

Friday, 15th May, 2020 1:57pm

By Matt White