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.

Substantial improvements made to mental health wards following Healthwatch Isle of Wight visit

Doors to Shackleton Ward

As a result of the findings contained in the report, Healthwatch Isle of Wight have made five recommendations to improve the experience of people with dementia on Shackleton ward.

Monday, 20th May, 2019 1:12pm

By Nikki Stewart with one comment

All of Isle of Wight’s healthcare services to be comprehensively inspected by watchdog

maggie oldham

The NHS Chief Executive says the inspection will provide an important opportunity to demonstrate the improvements they have made.

Friday, 26th April, 2019 5:34pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Man given cancer diagnosis before being told it was a mix-up

Laboratory - Martin Lopez

Isle of Wight NHS say they launched an immediate Serious Incident Investigation to find out what went wrong and found it was an isolated incident.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 4:59pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Mother of six year old girl killed by her father raises serious concerns over failures of Isle of Wight NHS Trust: Official report

Keziah Flux-Edmonds

"It shouldn't have happened," says girl's mother. This terrible tale of loss has been officially investigated by NHS England to see if health professionals could have done more to prevent it.

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 12:00pm

By Sally Perry

Patient connected to airflow meter instead of oxygen not harmed

St mary's hospital

The incident was classed as a ‘never event’ — a serious, entirely preventable, incident that should never have happened, but in this case the patient was not harmed.

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 9:00am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Number of young suicidal Islanders reaching out has doubled

teenager mobile phone

Head of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust says many young people feel like they don’t belong, that the community doesn’t think much of them.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 6:10pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

New mental health service will ‘improve picture dramatically’

mental ill health

The Director of mental health and learning disabilities said the new mental health wellbeing service will take the pressure of community services so they can deal with people in crisis.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 5:40pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Isle of Wight dementia patients could be sent to mainland during ward refurb

Hospital bed

It's possible some dementia patients could be sent to mainland hospitals during the refurb of Shackleton Ward at St Mary's as it closes for nine weeks.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 12:26pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight NHS spends more than £1.1m on management consultants

St mary's hospital

£23m in the red, an FOI request reveals the Isle of Wight NHS trust spent more than £1.1m on management consultants whilst services were cut.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 5:34pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

National shortage of nurses impacts Isle of Wight NHS budgets

Hospital Bed

40 nurses have been hired from the Philippines to help reduce the amount Isle of Wight NHS Trust's agency costs.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 2:51pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight councillors to quiz health bosses

county hall

Following the warning notice from the CQC and after being placed in financial special measures, NHS Trust bosses have been invited to speak to the Isle of Wight Council’s policy and scrutiny committee for adult social care and health.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 4:33pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

New lounge offers relaxing and welcoming environment for dementia patients

beach scene in the dementia lounge

The new quiet and calming space is already a success with dementia patients, offering them somewhere to spend quality time with family and staff, in a much more therapeutic space.

Monday, 18th March, 2019 10:52am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust