Isle of Wight ‘Restart a Heart 2019’ campaign a huge success

Guardians performing CPR

Now along with their IW NHS Trust colleagues, following the St Mary’s Hospital Restart a Heart Day event, their new total number of people who have been taught lifesaving skills is an incredible 3,025

Thursday, 31st October, 2019 10:32am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Isle of Wight’s chief nurse calls on older residents to have flu jab

Alice Webster

Last winter less than 20% of Islanders over the age of 60 had a flu vaccination. Protect Together campaign is about the responsibility that we all share to protect ourselves, our family and our community, says Chief Nurse

Friday, 18th October, 2019 11:41am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 7 readers' comments

Local NHS Volunteer Service shortlisted for national Helpforce Champions Awards 2019

Student Volunteers at St. Mary's Hospital

The service has been selected for their work in supporting NHS services on the Island and the unique relationship they have grown with Island schools and the Isle of Wight College

Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 11:30am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment

Celebrate Restart a Heart Day with free CPR training and defibrillator awareness training

boy with loveheart for autism awareness day

To celebrate Restart a Heart Day this year the Isle of Wight Ambulance Training and Community Response Services are offering the public free CPR training and defibrillator awareness sessions

Friday, 11th October, 2019 12:39pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Quality of life improved thanks to St Mary’s Hospital Orthotics staff

Christofer Vlahopoulos, Dave Frimley, Carol Mabey and Janet Ward (centre)

The Orthotics team at St. Mary’s Hospital have been praised for their commitment, innovation, skill and care in coming up with a solution to enable Janet Ward to regain a better quality of life.

Friday, 27th September, 2019 4:51pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment

Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) vaccination offered to Isle of Wight boys from September

HPV vaccination poster

Offering the vaccine to boys too will not only protect them but will also prevent more cases of HPV-related cancers in girls.

Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 1:45pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Isle of Wight NHS Trust welcomes latest rating from Care Quality Commission

St mary's hospital

While the Trust welcomed positive feedback about improvements since last inspection they say they're aware there's a great deal of work to do and will be taking urgent action in some areas.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 6:42am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 3 readers' comments

Mountbatten-trained volunteers will support patients coming to end of life in hospital

end of life care team and mountbatten volunteers

The 'end of life care companions' have been carefully selected and given comprehensive training by experts in end of life care at Mountbatten

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 9:04am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 2 readers' comments

£48m NHS funding boost: Details emerge on how it will be used

St mary's hospital

Isle of Wight NHS Trust, which runs ambulance, community, hospital and mental health services on the Island, will receive the money as part of a national allocation of capital funding for NHS upgrades.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 10:59am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 6 readers' comments

New home and phone number for mental health drop-in centre

Hayley and Hannah at Safe Haven

Those at the Safe Haven have worked hard to make it a welcoming and calm environment as well as a safe space where people can receive mental health support.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 6:39pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with one comment

An exhibition bequeathed by Sara Kouvaritakis at St Mary’s Hospital

Sara K's work

Sara was always keen for her work to be seen by persons who might gain support and inspiration from being alongside it. See it at St Mary's until September.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 2:19pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

New equipment for Intensive Care Unit

ITU staff with rehab chair

New Intensive Care Unit equipment will help to make patients more comfortable when they are being moved as well as support staff in delivering safe care.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 8:14am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust