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 staff share their experiences to mark LGBT+ History Month

Karen and Charlotte with their kids

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, Karen and Charlotte share their story and encourage other staff from the LGBT+ community and allies to join the Trust’s LGBT+ Staff Equality Network

Friday, 26th February, 2021 11:09am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Number of people treated in Isle of Wight hospital for Covid-19 since start of pandemic

st mary's hospital

Details of how many people have been treated for Covid-19 on the Isle of Wight since the start of the pandemic, including age breakdown

Saturday, 20th February, 2021 12:21pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

NHS staff told PPE being worn is still appropriate despite new variants

ppe apron and glove

Nationally, fears about the UK variant of Covid, which is thought to be 70 per cent more transmissible, and the South African variant have led to calls for increased PPE levels for frontline workers from trade unions

Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 4:36pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

‘Most challenging month I’ve ever experienced’ says Isle of Wight NHS chief

Maggie Oldham - IW NHS Trust CEO

January saw 3,810 cases of Covid-19 on the Isle of Wight, with 277 Covid patients in hospital and 66 deaths. The NHS Trust boss said it was her most challenging month in 39 years of healthcare

Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 3:07pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Over 200 Isle of Wight Covid patients taking part in global trial

Dr Naqvi in mask

Findings from the global trial are saving lives and changing practice around the world, says the Acute Physician and Endocrinologist at the Trust who is leading the trial on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 12:07pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment

People being told to go to Mainland for vaccinations: Don’t go, say NHS

Dr Judith Moore receives vaccination by DK Photography Isle of Wight

You might be offered a Covid-19 vaccination through the national booking system on the mainland. Here's what to do if you are

Sunday, 31st January, 2021 2:43pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Covid-19 vaccination centre opens Monday

Covid vaccine by DKphotography, Isle of Wight

Residents are encouraged to have the Covid-19 vaccination at the new centre in Newport, and not to travel off the Island if they are offered vaccination appointments on the mainland

Sunday, 31st January, 2021 12:29pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 3 readers' comments

NHS still being pushed to the limit by Covid-19 pandemic, says health boss

Maggie Oldham - IW NHS Trust CEO

The head of Isle of Wight NHS Trust says they are far from a position where they feel they have started to see the worst of it and continue to see very high levels of patients needing their care

Thursday, 28th January, 2021 3:28pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Covid-19 vaccination programme going ‘extremely well’

Healthcare worker preparing the Covid19 vaccine by DK Photography Isle of Wight

The roll out of Covid jabs is going better on the Isle of Wight than in Hampshire, according to a health boss

Thursday, 28th January, 2021 3:13pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 22 readers' comments

Still follow hands, face, space guidelines after having your Covid vaccination

older woman washing her hands

The Chair of the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group asks residents who have had their vaccination to not be complacent and remember to continue with 'hands, face, space' guidelines

Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 2:05pm

By Priya Mistry with 3 readers' comments

Ventilated Covid-19 patients airlifted to Southampton by Air Ambulance

View from inside Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

The transfer took place over the weekend to relieve pressure on the Intensive Care Unit at St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 12:07pm

By Andrew Shelley

New Children’s A&E department means a much better experience for young patients

Geoffrey Smith, Emergency Department Paediatric Charge Nurse

The new flexible space means that children and young people are being cared for in an environment that meets their needs. Full details within

Monday, 18th January, 2021 9:56am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust