Feedback from Isle of Wight wheelchair users has helped shape new service


The new service - starting in April 2021 - will feature several innovations. Details within

Friday, 24th July, 2020 9:45am

By Mark Wingham

Isle of Wight safe haven service for children and young people

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Chair of the CCG says starting the conversation can be one of the hardest parts of seeking support, but it’s so important young people do

Friday, 17th July, 2020 12:47pm

By Priya Mistry with one comment

U-turn by Isle of Wight CCG saves LGBTQ+ youth charity for closure

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The Isle of Wight CCG has made a u-turn after recognising the important work the charity does, meaning the vital service will be able to remain open

Friday, 10th July, 2020 4:40pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

‘We need to act and to do some simple things most of the time and most of us need to do this’, say health leaders

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Health leaders say, "We don't need to be perfect, we don't need to to do everything all the time. We do need to act and to do some simple things most of the time and most of us need to do this"

Monday, 6th July, 2020 10:39am

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS services available over the bank holiday weekend

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Find out details of what NHS services are available over this coming bank holiday weekend (Friday-Sunday)

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 1:42pm

By Priya Mistry

Key workers mobile Coronavirus testing unit confirmed for the Isle of Wight


Several partners have been working hard to ensure key workers do not need to cross the Solent to be tested for Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Tuesday, 21st April, 2020 1:17pm

By Priya Mistry

Isle of Wight GP patients to see change in how, and where, treated during Coronavirus outbreak

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The new measures are being introduced to ensure those in greatest need to receive the best, safest care as quickly as possible

Thursday, 2nd April, 2020 9:56am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Isle of Wight GP surgeries increase use of telephone consultations


In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, your consultation with GPs may to take place either online or via phone

Wednesday, 18th March, 2020 8:57am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

‘A lot of work still to do’, says Isle of Wight NHS Trust following improvements to Mental Health Services

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The Community Mental Health Team have been thanked for their hard work, after the CQC inspectors found several improvements in the service following a recent inspection

Friday, 31st January, 2020 10:09am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment

Isle of Wight residents urged to get some medication over the counter rather than through prescription

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The CCG say this is about stopping prescriptions for ailments such as a sore throat, dandruff, athlete’s foot, indigestion or fungal infections, for which anyone can buy medication from any supermarket or pharmacy

Friday, 17th January, 2020 9:36am

By Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor GP merger a step closer as details of Ventnor Medical Centre revealed

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The merger has been approved by the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group as part of NHS England’s Long Term Plan, to "help patients better manage their conditions without the need for hospital care"

Monday, 13th January, 2020 5:05pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight sees 80 per cent change in five years for those diagnosed with dementia

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The Isle of Wight has seen the highest increase of those on the dementia register per 10,000 people

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 1:37pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments