Isle of Wight NHS Trust

The majority of services provided by Isle of Wight NHS Trust are commissioned and funded by Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS England and Isle of Wight Council.

Below are articles mentioning the Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

Isle of Wight NHS Trust to end year £30m in deficit with a ‘significant cash flow problem’

St mary's hospital

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is now on track to end the year with a deficit of £30 million, with agency spend at £9.1m, double the recommended NHS ceiling.

Friday, 8th February, 2019 1:42pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Free parking at St Mary’s during times when queues build up

new parking machines at st mary's

Free parking during times when lengthy queues build up is just one of the steps being taken by Isle of Wight NHS to help alleviate the pressure of parking on the hospital grounds.

Friday, 8th February, 2019 9:46am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Depression and anxiety highest cause of staff sickness at Isle of Wight NHS Trust

depressed man

A third of staff absences at the Isle of Wight NHS trust are due to depression and anxiety a report to the Board reveals.

Thursday, 7th February, 2019 11:11am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight patients warned not to stockpile medication in event of no-deal Brexit

tablets in blister packs

Isle of Wight GPs will not be permitted to write longer prescriptions for patients in the event of a no deal Brexit and patients are being advised not to 'store additional medicines at home'.

Tuesday, 5th February, 2019 4:32pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight funding success enables clinical pharmacists support for GP surgeries

GP surgery radar

Funding for the posts is part of NHS England’s programme of work to ensure patients have better local access to a range of highly-trained health professionals for their needs.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 9:20am

By Mark Wingham with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS show strong support for their EU staff

Dr Oliver Cramer and Chris Desira

Staff from all areas of the Isle of Wight NHS came together last week to hear how leaving the EU will affect them and what they need to do to secure their rights and gain settlement status in the UK.

Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019 2:50pm

By Jo Cram with one comment

NHS Trust to pay Government fees for EU staff to settle after Brexit

St mary's hospital

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust will pay the government fees and offer support through the application process for their EU staff who wish to remain settled in the UK post-Brexit.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 11:14am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

New more convenient location for those in need of help for psychosis

Staff members of EIP

The service manager for the Early Intervention Psychosis service stresses how important it is to get help as soon as you have your first psychotic episode. The newly improved premises in Orchard Street is more convenient and will meets the needs of those using the service.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 10:10am

By Jo Cram

Better care for those nearing end of their life, say NHS Trust

St mary's hospital

The change will see the two end of life teams, one by Mountbatten, the other NHS Trust, work more closely.

Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 12:58pm

By Jo Cram with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Trust appoints new Director of Nursing, Midwifery, AHP and Community Division

Alice Webster

The new Director joins at a critical time. Her range of experience will be important as the Trust moves forward to ensure that all patients on the Isle of Wight get the best possible care.

Tuesday, 8th January, 2019 6:46pm

By Jo Cram

Wight Strollers continue to give the gift of life with defibrillators

Outside the sportsman rest pub with new defibrillator from the wight strollers

Thanks to proceeds from their performances, the Wight Strollers have now donated a total of nine Public Access Defibrillators (PAD’s) to the scheme.

Friday, 4th January, 2019 2:55pm

By Jo Cram with one comment

Replica Southern Vectis bus stops help patients with Dementia

southern vectis bus stop in hospital corridor

Sister of Colwell ward, Tina Beardmore, says that over the years she's often found a patient with dementia sat outside her office saying they are waiting for a bus - these new signs will provide a familiar place where they can just sit in a quiet and safe environment.

Monday, 24th December, 2018 9:39am

By Jo Cram