Hospice launches a national toolkit to help prevent patient falls

The Homes and Communities Agency and the Hovercraft Museum have signed a deal to save the Princess Anne, one of Britain’s last remaining cross-Channel hovercraft.

Other hospices across the country can benefit from the experience and expertise of a senior member of staff at Earl Mountbatten Hospice with this latest guide on other on managing and preventing falls among their patients.

Monday, 15th August, 2016 3:21pm

By Emma Topping

Blank canvas builds Hospice emblem at People’s Gallery

Greta Friggins and Anne Axford

Over £130 was raised for the Hospice and a multi-collaborative artwork created by members of the public during Open Studios.

Friday, 5th August, 2016 3:28pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice launches new children’s and families bereavement service


Working in partnership with Kissypuppy - the Sophie Rolf Trust - the Earl Mountbatten Hospice is launching a new children’s and families bereavement service on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 4th August, 2016 4:16pm

By Emma Topping

New money for new rope to boost Hospice funds

A pop-up rigging shop will rope in the donations for patient and family care at Earl Mountbatten Hospice when it opens on Thursday.

Wednesday, 3rd August, 2016 11:51am

By Emma Topping

Artist and photographer team up for next Hospice art exhibition

hospice exhibition

An artist and and photographer joining forces for an exciting exhibition being held in Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s Art Gallery throughout August.

Wednesday, 3rd August, 2016 11:36am

By Emma Topping

Way Forward to exhibit latest work at Hospice Art Gallery

Poppy Gamble with her artwork and Lee White, Manager of the Way Forward Programme

The Way Forward Programme, which also supports people on the autistic spectrum and people with mental health conditions, will be displaying work at the Hospice that was created during their arts programme.

Tuesday, 5th July, 2016 12:40pm

By Emma Topping

Hospice celebrates talented artists during Open Studios


The artistic talents of volunteers, service users and patients are being celebrated as Earl Mountbatten Hospice takes part in this year’s Open Studios programme (Friday, 15 July – Monday, 25 July)

Friday, 1st July, 2016 11:13am

By Emma Topping

Closer working partnership forged between Island hospices

Mona, Nigel and Rafaella

The close relationship between the two island Hospices gives each of them the ability to share experiences, knowledge and possibly enhance each other’s training abilities.

Thursday, 30th June, 2016 9:26am

By Emma Topping with 3 readers' comments

Lucky win for Isle of Wight man in Walk the Wight holiday competition

Walk the Wight

A man from Isle of Wight who took part in Walk the Wight this year has won a free holiday. Find out more and how you can send your sponsorship money in.

Tuesday, 28th June, 2016 2:24pm

By Emma Topping with one comment

Sunflower studies bring smiles all round

Every student in St George's school in Newport have planted a sunflower seed in a huge polytunnel which they have now planted in the gardens at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.

Monday, 27th June, 2016 11:02am

By Emma Topping

Hospice receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Hospice at the festival

Congratulations to the Earl Mountbatten Hospice and to the 600 volunteers that help the Hospice provide the much-needed services on the Isle of Wight. Enjoy your well-deserved celebratory afternoon tea.

Thursday, 2nd June, 2016 9:17am

By Emma Topping

Funding boost for dementia care at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

elderly person

Around 120 hospice staff and volunteers directly involved with patients will receive specialist training in dementia and end of life care, thanks to funding from Health Education Wessex.

Wednesday, 18th May, 2016 6:02pm

By Emma Topping with one comment