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.

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

A close shave will raise smiles and much-needed cash for Isle of Wight’s Mountbatten Hospice

the five people braving the shave for mountbatten

The five support workers will be braving the shave today to raise money for Mountbatten, the Isle of Wight's hospice. Over £1,800 has been raised so far, show your support if you are able to

Friday, 8th May, 2020 10:04am

By Sally Perry

Liz Earle donates care products to NHS staff working on Coronavirus front line

Liz Earle Care packages at St Mary's Hospital

The care packages included moisturisers, body creams, body washes and hand creams "to help nourish and soothe hard-working hands"

Monday, 4th May, 2020 8:58am

By Claire Glauch

Popular Osborne Run postponed due to Coronavirus crisis

People taking part in the Osborne Run

The popular fundraising event has been pushed back to later in the year in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

Friday, 1st May, 2020 9:43am

By Emma Topping

61 mile cycle for 61st birthday raises hundreds for Mountbatten

justin steel and his bike

Justin usually cycles 200-250 miles a week, but decided to cycle 61 miles for his 61st birthday yesterday and help raise cash for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 10:41am

By Sally Perry

Future Mountbatten services at risk as charity face £1m loss of income due to Coronavirus

Mountbatten nurses with ppe

Mountbatten's CEO says they need our support more than ever and ask Islanders to donate what we can to help them get through the current crisis and to ensure they are here for our Island community into the future

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 8:19am

By Matt White