Walk the Wight your way! Unique virtual fundraiser for Mountbatten

woman walking past yellow background

Walk the Wight is one of the biggest fundraisers for Mountbatten, so simply cancelling it is not an option. Read on for details of the unique approach to the coronavirus restrictions

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 8:07am

By Emma Topping

Music therapy at Mountbatten Music uplifts the mind, body and soul

Fraser Simpson Mountbatten Music Therapist and Doreen enjoying music therapy

Music is good for body, mind and soul and help makes a difference to those with dementia. Music therapy sessions take place weekly at Mountbatten

Friday, 7th February, 2020 12:37pm

By Emma Topping

Watch Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy performed at Mountbatten storytelling event by new drama group

man sitting with book on head and pages flying around him

The evening also includes storytelling and poetry from special guest singer Amy Bottriell-Nye

Monday, 20th January, 2020 3:29pm

By Emma Topping

Are you ready to Go Yellow with Mountbatten?

woman in yellow jumper as a hat

Think of it as an Island-wide mufti day whether you go for a full-on banana suit or simply add a yellow scarf, you’ll be showing your support for Mountbatten.

Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 6:05pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten Nurse shortlisted for national ‘Our Health Heroes’ award: Vote today

Mountbatten Nurse Christina Ginsburg

Christina Ginsburg has been nominated for an Outstanding Contribution Award in the Our Health Heroes Awards 2019, organised by NHS Health Education England.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 12:52pm

By Emma Topping

Discover the power of music at Mountbatten’s foot-tapping folk night

Mountbatten folk night

Mountbatten music concerts are for everyone and anyone to attend. They hope as many people as possible find out the hospice is a warm and inviting place where memories can be made.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 8:40am

By Emma Topping

Find out more about Eternity Glass Memorials at Mountbatten Death Chat

eternity paper weights

The next Death Chat takes place at Eternity Glass Memorials in Sandown where you can learn more about the creative process.

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 8:36am

By Emma Topping

Teenagers aim to help end stigma and raise money for Mountbatten

NCS students

The young people say they want to not only to raise money for Mountbatten, but also end the stigma that many young people face; that the hospice is a dark and scary place where people go to die.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 2:46pm

By Emma Topping

Comedic author, Adam Kay, to open Mountbatten Annual Conference

Adam Kay looking away from camera

Book now for the Mountbatten Conference, which will be opened by comedic author, Adam Kay.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 1:47pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten seeking new Chair of Board of Trustees

Hospice -

Seeking someone who will enable innovation and growth through a positive approach, connections and active fundraising, the new Chair will also oversee the development of a new strategy for Mountbatten.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 3:45pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten’s bereavement services available to anyone

People holding hands with tissue - Mountbatten Bereavement Support

You don’t need to have a connection to Mountbatten to receive their bereavement support, which extends to anyone who has suffered the sudden death of someone close to them – including loss through suicide.

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 5:57pm

By Emma Topping

Simple acts of kindness can make a real difference: Find out more at open morning

random acts of kindness

The open morning is an opportunity to understand more about how people can support their own communities, either by becoming a Mountbatten Neighbour or by suggesting someone who might benefit from their support.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 11:47am

By Emma Topping