See Banksy, Picasso and Dali exhibits at Private art show for Mountbatten

grayson perry by regine debatty

Don't miss your chance to see an eclectic collection of precious artworks, loaned by their generous owners, to help raise money to support the work of Mountbatten.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 10:34am

By Emma Topping

The Art of Dying Well: Conversations, celebrations and interpretations

Jamie and Steven

Mountbatten's CEO, Nigel Hartley, says he hopes The Art of Dying Well will encourage more people to feel supported to start having important conversations, using the medium of arts and performance.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 9:32am

By Emma Topping

Go Yellow and support Mountbatten’s work on the Isle of Wight

yellow shoes

The Go Yellow fundraising drive starts today (Saturday) and runs until 7 October. Why not wear, eat or do something yellow to raise funds to support Mountbatten’s work?

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 12:01pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten CEO now Honorary Advisor for Cypriot hospice

Nigel Hartley CEO

As Honorary Advisor to the team in Paphos, Nigel will provide advice, guidance and support on management issues and day to day running of the Hospice.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 12:36pm

By Emma Topping

Preview screenings of Isle of Wight film on phenomena of dying filmed at Hospice

Jamie and Steven

A feature length film which explores the moment of death and why it is such taboo in our society is due for general release in September. It was filmed on the Isle of Wight at the Mountbatten hospice over 12 months.

Wednesday, 8th August, 2018 12:20pm

By Emma Topping with one comment

Over £56,000 raised for Mountbatten in decade of DECADeANCE

Decade of Decadeance Cheque presentation

An incredible £56,000 has been raised for Mountbatten since DECADeANCE began and Tony recently presented a cheque for an amazing £12,300 raised through last year’s party.

Monday, 6th August, 2018 12:19pm

By Emma Topping

Join others on the Osborne Run to raise money for Mountbatten

Mountbatten 5k start

Last year's event saw 600 runners take part and raising over £20,000 to support Islanders and their families. This year's event has moved to a cooler time of the year to avoid the sweltering heat.

Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 1:18pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten’s response to ‘unequal access to hospice care’ study

Nigel hartley

Mountbatten’s mission is to ensure more Islanders are able to access its services much sooner in their illness, with notable progress already being made, thanks to a number of new projects.

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 7:21pm

By Emma Topping

Over £1,000 raised for Mountbatten at IOW Tours Garden Party

IOW Tours hands donations to Mountbatten

£1,000+ was raised for Mountbatten at the Summer Garden Party organised by longtime supporters, IOW Tours.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 10:46am

By Emma Topping

Town Crier rings in the changes at Mountbatten Shanklin

mountbatten shanklin

Mountbatten Shanklin has become the second Mountbatten shop to provide a dedicated information area highlighting the many services the leading end of life care charity now provides.

Friday, 8th June, 2018 5:27pm

By Emma Topping

Planning ahead for illness or death can be positive and empowering say Mountbatten

Jane Garner (right) explaining Advance Care Plan

Who would speak up for you, if you could no longer speak for yourself? That is the question Mountbatten is urging Islanders to think about as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week (Monday 14 May – Sunday 20 May 2018).

Monday, 14th May, 2018 10:02am

By Emma Topping

Unique works of art made from hand-rolled shredded paper

karl stedman

Karl Stedman’s latest exhibition can be found at Mountbatten's Art Gallery. It includes these brightly coloured conical shapes which have been painstakingly made from thousands of hand-rolled coloured paper discs. Well worth a visit.

Thursday, 3rd May, 2018 1:22pm

By Emma Topping