Earl Mountbatten Hospice

The Earl Mountbatten Hospice is the only Isle of Wight hospice and lead provider of palliative care to the Island community.

Below are the articles that OnTheWight has published about them.

Hospice shop with ambitions to become social ‘hub’


As well as offering a range of second hand goods for sale, the new Hospice shop in Ventnor will also include space for people to find out more about Earl Mountbatten services across the Island.

Thursday, 4th January, 2018 12:47pm

By Tina Groves with 3 readers' comments

Sophie’s lasting legacy continues at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Sophie Rolf:

The Sophie Rolf Trust will fund a bespoke area for children and young people where they can receive day respite, social and emotional support sooner after diagnosis. A wonderful legacy for a brave young girl.

Friday, 24th November, 2017 8:45am

By Tina Groves

Get your copy of ‘An Island Legacy’, which has already £5,000 for hospice

island legacy for hospcice

Copies of An Island Legacy - a fascinating insight into 200 years of Isle of Wight history, told through original engravings and modern photographs taken from the land, sea and air - are on sale now. Find out where you can get your copy.

Friday, 17th November, 2017 1:35pm

By Emma Topping with one comment

Hospice launches Make a Will Month

last will and testament

Two Isle of Wight solicitors have generously waived their fee for those wanting to make a simple Will in exchange for a £75 donation (single Will) or £150 donation (mirror Wills) to the hospice.

Monday, 13th November, 2017 9:47am

By Emma Topping

Isle of Wight MP champions the effect of arts on health

bob seely arts debate

Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, was singing the praises of several initiatives taking place on the Island where art is being used to help improve health and well-being.

Thursday, 12th October, 2017 12:44pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

‘An Island Legacy’ raises thousands for Hospice

A fascinating glimpse into 200 years of Isle of Wight history, told through original engravings and modern day photographs, is raising thousands of pounds for Earl Mountbatten Hospice.

Thursday, 5th October, 2017 7:11am

By Emma Topping

Hovertravel walkers present cheque to Hospice

EMH cheque presentation

The Hoverwalkers team consists of people from all areas of Hovertravel's business, from cashiers, crew, engineers and pilots.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2017 3:24pm

By Stephen Forster

HRH Countess of Wessex visits Earl Mountbatten Hospice

HRH meets hospice staff

Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex met some of staff, volunteers and Trustees at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice during her tour of the Isle of Wight this week.

Friday, 15th September, 2017 3:48pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice competition for the best sunflowers


Entries for Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s “Grow a Sunflower” campaign are blooming, and it’s still not too late to submit yours!

Monday, 31st July, 2017 1:09pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice launches new service for young adults with life limiting or life threatening conditions

kate at the hospice

Earl Mountbatten Hospice believes that every young person with a terminal or life-threatening illness should have access to appropriate care and support tailored to his/her individual needs and preferences.

Monday, 26th June, 2017 11:48am

By Emma Topping

Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate 35 years of the Hospice

Nigel hartley

All are invited to celebrate 35 years of the Isle of Wight's Earl Mountbatten Hospice at a special 35th anniversary Service of Thanksgiving on Thursday 4th May.

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 6:10pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice’s Sister Jackie is named best in country

Jackie Whiller

Well done to Hospice Sister, Jackie Whiller, who's received the top accolade “Palliative Nurse of the Year”.

Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 9:36am

By Emma Topping with 3 readers' comments