Isle of Wight NHS campaigners pledge support in Supreme Court case

save nhs at pride 2018

Isle of Wight NHS campaigners pledge support in Supreme Court case. Controversial changes to NHS funding are unlawful, they believe.

Tuesday, 19th February, 2019 8:02am

By Christine Lightbody with 2 readers' comments

Canvas your councillor to save Cross Solent Travel Scheme, say campaigners

Focus group meeting January 12th 2019

Plans to scrap the Cross Solent Travel Scheme will "put people’s lives at risk and strike fear in the hearts of many, who are already physically and emotionally compromised by their diagnosis of Cancer or kidney disease", say health campaigners.

Monday, 14th January, 2019 8:48am

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Isle of Wight council’s cross-Solent travel consultation slammed by campaign group

NHS poster simon wells

IOW Save Our NHS Group believe the consultation survey on scrapping cross-Solent travel for the most vulnerable is "flawed and that it is limited, leading and misleading" and say it has not been publicised widely enough by IWC.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 7:41am

By Christine Lightbody with 8 readers' comments

NHS Campaigners host well-attended public meeting

PUBLIC MEETING 3rd November

The public meeting proved very productive and resulted in more volunteers to help with the campaign to protect health services on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 5th November, 2018 2:30pm

By Christine Lightbody with 2 readers' comments

‘Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle for the NHS’ Free tickets for screening

dudley sutton

This film lifts the lid on what lies behind the NHS crisis, hears from doctors about the Americanisation of the NHS and gives a forthright and candid explanation about the marketisation and privatisation of the NHS.

Monday, 1st October, 2018 8:44am

By Christine Lightbody

NHS campaigners spread the message during the week of 70th birthday

NHS birthday card Sandown

Members of the IOW Save Our NHS Group travelled across the Isle of Wight this week, collecting signatures for a giant birthday card that has now been presented to St Mary's hospital, and spreading the word of the upcoming public consultation.

Friday, 6th July, 2018 3:18pm

By Christine Lightbody with 10 readers' comments

Islanders celebrate the NHS at 70 – look out for giant birthday card

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Look out for the giant birthday card making the rounds of the Island this week to be presented at Wednesday evening's event in Newport.

Monday, 2nd July, 2018 5:21pm

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Take part in massive day of celebration for 70th birthday of NHS

Save the NHS march

Join others travelling from the Isle of Wight to take part in the massive day of celebration and demonstration for the NHS 70th birthday in London on Saturday 30th June.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 7:22am

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Letter: Easter Parade for those helping protect IW NHS

NHS poster simon wells

Did you have your photo taken over Easter to show your support for the NHS? Christine from IOW Save Our NHS Group shares concerns for future of NHS provision.

Friday, 6th April, 2018 7:07pm

By Christine Lightbody with one comment

Videos: Save our NHS Flashmob take on Newport

Flashmob in Curry's

Save Our Isle of Wight NHS groupp teamed up with the Melodic Choir for three Flashmobs in Newport on Saturday - watch videos of the events that were aimed to raise awareness of several issues.

Tuesday, 20th March, 2018 4:05pm

By Christine Lightbody

Call to join the fight to stop our Isle of Wight NHS being dismantled

Save the NHS march

The IOW Save our NHS Group say we cannot just sit back and allow government policies to dismantle our NHS and hand it on a plate to the likes of Virgin Care. A march takes place on 3rd February from the hospital to Newport centre. All are welcome.

Saturday, 27th January, 2018 10:49am

By Christine Lightbody with 25 readers' comments

Find out more about the ‘NHS selloff’

nhs sell off tickets

Find out more about the impact the Sustainability and Transformation Plan could have on NHS services on the Isle of Wight. Tickets are free but you need to book in advance to secure your seat.

Wednesday, 1st November, 2017 3:52pm

By Christine Lightbody