Isle of Wight NHS Trust press team

The IW NHS Trust press team issue press releases on behalf of Trust.

They range from details about operation of the hospital and health services, to good news stories about awards and successess.

You can contact the press team on [email protected]

Isle of Wight Mental Health Hub now up and running

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Islanders experiencing mental health crisis can receive urgent support in an appropriate environment via the Integrated Mental Health Hub

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 5:17pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Hula-hooping queen raises over £1,500 for Isle of Wight NHS

Tania hulahooping

Taking inspiration from Capt. Tom Moore’s efforts Tania who has been shielding during the Covid-19 lockdown decided to do something that she enjoys to help raise funds

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 9:27am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Clap for our Carers sculpture a reminder of what happened in 2020

Clap for Carers Sculpture by Adrian Brewer

To ensure we remember what happened in 2020, Adrian Brewer decided to put the pair of hands he had lying around in his garage to good use

Monday, 1st June, 2020 8:54am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Short films bring beauty of the Isle of Wight’s natural environment to your home

Day by Day film title

These 23 short films featuring sculptor, Eric Geddes and poet, Robin Ford, bring to life a kaleidoscope of natural landscapes and seascapes as they change from dawn to dusk and season to season

Friday, 29th May, 2020 4:25pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Two Isle of Wight NHS Trust Matrons brave the shave for Mountbatten

Julie and Jan after having their heads shaved

When they heard that this year’s Walk the Wight had been cancelled due to the Coronavirus they wanted to help in any way they could

Friday, 29th May, 2020 11:33am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

How to get tested for Coronavirus on the Isle of Wight (updated)

covid19 in test tube

Anyone aged five upwards can now be tested for Covid-19 on the Isle of Wight if they are displaying symptoms. Here's how

Tuesday, 19th May, 2020 9:44pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 11 readers' comments

Being kind to others can help reduce stress and improve emotional wellbeing

better days are coming poster

The Island's mental health services provider, Isle of Wight NHS Trust, adds that while showing kindness to others, people should remember to take care of their own mental health as well

Monday, 18th May, 2020 11:36am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

St Mary’s Hospital research nurses join international fight against Coronavirus

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The first patient was recruited within two hours of opening the two clinical trials being held at St Mary's Hospital

Friday, 24th April, 2020 1:43pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 2 readers' comments

‘Message to Loved Ones Service’ launched so families can stay in touch with patients at St Mary’s Hospital

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The new service launched by Isle of Wight NHS Trust aims to help families stay in touch with their loved ones in hospital

Thursday, 16th April, 2020 11:43am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Help at hand for those struggling with Mental Health issues during Coronavirus crisis

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If you are finding it hard to cope without the social activities and interactions that you would normally have or finding it difficult having to stay at home help is at hand

Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 9:09am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

St Mary’s to restrict visits to patients at hospital in light of Coronavirus outbreak

st mary's hospital

The changes take effect from midday on 17 March 2020 until further notice. Details within

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 11:25am

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

New End of Life Care unit being piloted at St Mary’s Hospital

end of care staff at Wellow Unit

The new three-bed ward will be on the site of the former Shackleton dementia ward, which was closed last year due to staffing issues

Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 3:25pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust with 4 readers' comments