New appointment at Mountbatten for Head of Innovation and Service Development

The Head of Innovation and Service Development will drive innovation to support the work and service delivery at Mountbatten

Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 2:28pm

By Andy Hollebon

Mountbatten Community Choir releases song to mark one year since start of Lockdown

Mountbatten One Day Soon zoom video

CEO of Mountbatten says, "The song ‘One Day Soon’ is like a beacon of light at the end of a dark tunnel and gives me a sense of better days to come. It’s a fantastic effort by the choir members hailing from both sides of the Solent and it makes me ‘proud to be Mountbatten’"

Tuesday, 23rd March, 2021 8:00am

By Andy Hollebon with one comment

Join Mountbatten for their Day of Reflection: Here’s how

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Mountbatten will be holding a Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23rd March to remember all those who have died and all those who are bereaved. Here's how you can join in

Sunday, 21st March, 2021 8:43am

By Andy Hollebon

Walk the Wight moves to new date for 2021

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This will be the 31st time the event has been organised. See inside for full details

Monday, 1st March, 2021 9:29am

By Andy Hollebon

Letter: Organ donation is now opt-out: Let your family know your wishes

campaign for organ donation - three people sitting in train terminal in gowns with drips

The law on organ donation changed this year to allow more people to save more lives with an opt-out system. Details within

Friday, 4th September, 2020 3:54pm

By Andy Hollebon with 16 readers' comments

Four in hospital after taking unknown medicine, two in intensive care


The Medical Director at Isle of Wight NHS Trust says "This action by a few individuals has placed additional pressures on our services".

Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 3:50pm

By Andy Hollebon

Join global day of action and learn how to ‘Restart a Heart’

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This global day of action aims to teach vital life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible. Clear the date in your diary and take advantage of this free training.

Friday, 5th October, 2018 8:56am

By Andy Hollebon

All welcome to Service celebrating 70 years of NHS

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All are welcome to the Isle of Wight NHS 70th birthday celebration service on Wednesday 26th September.

Monday, 17th September, 2018 6:05pm

By Andy Hollebon

Find out more about Isle of Wight health service at Heritage Open Day

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Isle of Wight NHS Trust hope this Heritage Open Day event will be the first of many years participation, enabling them to share the rich history of the Island’s health and care services.

Friday, 14th September, 2018 6:50pm

By Andy Hollebon

Isle of Wight Ambulance service announces collaboration

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Isle of Wight and South Central Ambulance Services will be looking further at how they can collaborate in a number of common areas, starting with a new despatch system for Island.

Thursday, 30th August, 2018 9:40am

By Andy Hollebon

A&E is for urgent emergency medical attention only


Considerable pressure is being put on the Emergency Department at St Mary's Hospital due to a very high number of people attending that could be treated by a GP or Pharmacist or seek advice by calling 111.

Wednesday, 8th August, 2018 8:49am

By Andy Hollebon with 3 readers' comments

Photography exhibition tells story of teaching placement in Kenya

Chris Orchin

Chris Orchin's ‘A Kenyan Experience’ exhibition will be on display at the Full Circle, St. Mary’s Hospital between now and September.

Tuesday, 31st July, 2018 12:35pm

By Andy Hollebon