Large spike in Isle of Wight winter deaths latest official figures show


It's not surprising that more people die in the Winter, but these figures show a significant spike, raising questions of why?

Thursday, 6th December, 2018 9:42am

By Isabelle Kirk with 4 readers' comments

Number of Isle of Wight patients ordering prescriptions online up, figures show

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The number of patients on the Isle of Wight who order their prescriptions online has increased more than fivefold over the past two years, according to NHS data.

Thursday, 29th November, 2018 1:24pm

By Isabelle Kirk

Isle of Wight libraries get slight funding boost, figures show

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Analysis of Government figures shows that compared to the previous year, Isle of Wight libraries had their funding boosted for the first time in five years.

Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 8:47am

By Isabelle Kirk

Number of Isle of Wight children in care falls for first time in four years

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The number of children in care on the Isle of Wight has fallen for the first time in four years, bucking the national trend.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 3:29pm

By Isabelle Kirk with one comment

Latest number of empty Isle of Wight’s homes

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Hundreds of homes on the Isle of Wight have been lying empty for six months or more, figures show.

Friday, 16th November, 2018 5:55pm

By Isabelle Kirk with 2 readers' comments

Nearly a third of Isle of Wight Trust NHS workers face harassment, bullying and abuse from patients

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Figures show that nearly a third of NHS staff at the Isle of Wight Trust experienced bullying, harassment or abuse from patients last year.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 4:59pm

By Isabelle Kirk with one comment

Number of Isle of Wight mothers who missed out on skin-to-skin bonding with their newborns revealed

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NHS figures reveal how many Isle of Wight mothers missed out on skin-to-skin bonding with their newborn babies.

Tuesday, 30th October, 2018 1:19pm

By Isabelle Kirk

Protests at HMP Isle of Wight up 77% over a year, figures show

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A wide range of protests took place at HMP Isle of Wight over the past year, with figures showing the recorded number rise by 77%.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 5:01pm

By Isabelle Kirk

Nearly half Isle of Wight pupils failed to pass their English and Maths GCSEs

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Hundreds of Isle of Wight teenagers now face compulsory resits after failing English and Maths GCSEs. IW results are below South East and National Average. The details are interesting.

Wednesday, 17th October, 2018 5:36pm

By Isabelle Kirk with one comment

Micro-businesses make up vast majority of Isle of Wight enterprises

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Figures show that micro-businesses make up more than eight out of 10 enterprises on the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 12th October, 2018 2:10pm

By Isabelle Kirk with one comment

One in four Isle of Wight houses bought as second homes or buy-to-lets, figures show

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The amount of total stamp duty collected on the Isle of Wight in the last year surprised us. See the details.

Friday, 5th October, 2018 2:00pm

By Isabelle Kirk with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight women increasingly choosing longer-lasting contraception, figures show

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More women on the Isle of Wight are turning away from the pill and condoms in favour of longer-lasting contraception, figures show.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018 9:04am

By Isabelle Kirk