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

Mountbatten’s support sees Isle of Wight care sector success

happy older woman

The Island Better Care Programme, designed and run by Mountbatten, has received praise from all corners, including the CQC, who can see the results in improving care home provision.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 8:41am

By Emma Topping with one comment

Mountbatten MND clinic like ‘a centre of excellence’

Anita sitting in a chair using the machine

Mountbatten is helping reduce multiple appointments and giving patients quick and direct access to support under one roof with this new specialist motor neurone disease (MND) clinic.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 11:31am

By Emma Topping

Devoted Mountbatten nurse recognised with prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse

Dee Curless

A Mountbatten nurse who has devoted her life to the care of Islanders has been recognised by community nursing charity, The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI).

Friday, 24th May, 2019 9:44am

By Emma Topping

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