Isle of Wight asked to stand with Mountbatten into the future: Love will see us through

mountbatten nurse with sunflower

The ‘love will see us through’ campaign aims to harness the love of the Isle of Wight community and, over the coming months, will see practical ways people can help being shared on Mountbatten’s website and social media channels using the hashtag #standwithus

Thursday, 13th August, 2020 3:01pm

By Emma Topping

Call for volunteers as Mountbatten shops reopen

Mountbatten Newport Assistant Shop Manager Kate Regan

With many of Mountbatten's volunteers still unable to return to their charity shops, they're looking for people over 16-years-old to help fill the gap

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 9:54am

By Emma Topping with one comment

Mountbatten overwhelmed by generosity of Islanders as charity shops reopen

A warehouse packed with donations

Mountbatten have been overwhelmed with the generosity of Islanders as they reopen their charity shops. Full details within

Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 4:02pm

By Emma Topping with 2 readers' comments

Popular Osborne Run postponed due to Coronavirus crisis

People taking part in the Osborne Run

The popular fundraising event has been pushed back to later in the year in light of the Coronavirus pandemic

Friday, 1st May, 2020 9:43am

By Emma Topping

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