BBC Radio 3’s Sarah Walker returns to Mountbatten

Sarah Walker

Sarah makes a return visit to Mountbatten Hospice with husband Martin Pyne to present a concert that’s as eclectic and exploratory as her radio programme.

Monday, 8th April, 2019 9:41am

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten offers bereavement support


The service is open to anyone who has experienced the death of someone close to them – no matter where they are, or how the person died.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 1:42pm

By Emma Topping

Ken Hicks’ ‘An Island Legacy’ continues to support hospice

Ken Hicks, Carolyn Power, Jackie Whiller Consultant Nurse and Theresa McNamara Ward Sister at Mountbatten Hospice

Nigel Hartley says they are so very grateful to Ken for his outstanding contribution towards supporting Isle of Wight people and their families. His book is a wonderful legacy to the Island in more ways than one.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 2:50pm

By Emma Topping

Knit-a-chick: Tackle isolation while raising funds for Mountbatten

knit a chick

Two sessions will also be held in Mountbatten’s Shanklin and Ventnor shops encouraging people who may be isolated through long-term health conditions to come together and enjoy knitting or socialising.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 1:38pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten welcomes grant from Hampshire & Isle of Wight Freemasons

Nigel Hartley, David Foot, Liz Arnold, Tony Latter

The grant from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Freemasons will be used to support more Isle of Wight families who are facing death, dying and bereavement.

Monday, 18th February, 2019 5:09pm

By Emma Topping

What Hat will you be wearing for the Hospice?

woman in yellow jumper as a hat

Don't get caught out without a hat on Mountbatten's Hats for the Hospice Day on 1st March.

Tuesday, 5th February, 2019 9:29am

By Emma Topping with one comment

Sign up to take part in Mountbatten’s iconic Walk the Wight

walk the wight medals

On any one day, Mountbatten is caring for 1,000 people – double the number at the same time last year – and, with numbers expected to increase further, the fundraising efforts of the Island community become ever more vital to ensuring the charity’s future. Sign up today to take part in Walk to Wight to help support Mountbatten.

Friday, 25th January, 2019 8:25am

By Emma Topping

Don’t miss Isle of Wight Art and Jazz at Mountbatten

Jim Thorn band

A new exhibition by an Isle of Wight artist and a concert by a well-known Island jazz group are among the highlights of Mountbatten’s social programme.

Friday, 18th January, 2019 12:46pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten announces changes to Walk the Wight 2019 sign-up process

walk the wight medals

Due to the GDPR rules, Mountbatten have to change the way that those wanting to take part in Walk the Wight register for the event. Details within.

Friday, 21st December, 2018 8:29am

By Emma Topping

All welcome to carol service with Mountbatten

carol singers

Staff and volunteers will come together to celebrate the festive season at All Saints’ Church, Ryde. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Monday, 10th December, 2018 11:18am

By Emma Topping

Isle of Wight Santa Dash 2018: Register now to take part

santa dash

Register now to take part in the Santa Dash on 2nd December and help raise vital funds for Mountbatten.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 1:50pm

By Emma Topping

Mountbatten work to be showcased at national conference

Nigel Hartley CEO

Flying the flag for the Isle of Wight, nine new projects being delivered by the end of life care team at Mountbatten have been chosen by Hospice UK to be shared at its annual national conference next week.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 10:13am

By Emma Topping