Get your copy of ‘An Island Legacy’, which has already £5,000 for hospice

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Copies of An Island Legacy - a fascinating insight into 200 years of Isle of Wight history, told through original engravings and modern photographs taken from the land, sea and air - are on sale now. Find out where you can get your copy.

Friday, 17th November, 2017 1:35pm

By Emma Topping with one comment

Hospice launches Make a Will Month

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Two Isle of Wight solicitors have generously waived their fee for those wanting to make a simple Will in exchange for a £75 donation (single Will) or £150 donation (mirror Wills) to the hospice.

Monday, 13th November, 2017 9:47am

By Emma Topping

Hospice launch £1.5m capital campaign to secure next 35 years

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The Earl Mountbatten Hospice celebrated their 35 year anniversary on Friday at a special event attended by hundreds of Islanders.

Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 7:34pm

By Emma Topping

‘An Island Legacy’ raises thousands for Hospice

A fascinating glimpse into 200 years of Isle of Wight history, told through original engravings and modern day photographs, is raising thousands of pounds for Earl Mountbatten Hospice.

Thursday, 5th October, 2017 7:11am

By Emma Topping

Hospice patients and staff feature in ‘Island’ – premiering at BFI London Film Festival

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‘Island’ and ‘The Interval and the Instant’ – filmed over a one-year period at Earl Mountbatten Hospice, featuring hospice staff and patients, premieres in London and Brighton this month.

Monday, 2nd October, 2017 3:36pm

By Emma Topping

HRH Countess of Wessex visits Earl Mountbatten Hospice

HRH meets hospice staff

Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex met some of staff, volunteers and Trustees at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice during her tour of the Isle of Wight this week.

Friday, 15th September, 2017 3:48pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice competition for the best sunflowers


Entries for Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s “Grow a Sunflower” campaign are blooming, and it’s still not too late to submit yours!

Monday, 31st July, 2017 1:09pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice launches new service for young adults with life limiting or life threatening conditions

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Earl Mountbatten Hospice believes that every young person with a terminal or life-threatening illness should have access to appropriate care and support tailored to his/her individual needs and preferences.

Monday, 26th June, 2017 11:48am

By Emma Topping

Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s response to report on heart failure and hospice care

Georgina Newnham

Community Heart Failure Nurse Specialist Georgina Newnham dispels some common myths about being a patient at the hospice and praises the integrated care available on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 10:49am

By Emma Topping

Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate 35 years of the Hospice

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All are invited to celebrate 35 years of the Isle of Wight's Earl Mountbatten Hospice at a special 35th anniversary Service of Thanksgiving on Thursday 4th May.

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 6:10pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice’s Sister Jackie is named best in country

Jackie Whiller

Well done to Hospice Sister, Jackie Whiller, who's received the top accolade “Palliative Nurse of the Year”.

Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 9:36am

By Emma Topping with 3 readers' comments

Earl Mountbatten Hospice judged to be ‘Outstanding’

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has judged the Earl Mountbatten Hospice to be ‘Outstanding’ - putting them alongside a small group of other hospices across the country which have achieved a similar rating.

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 8:15am

By Emma Topping