Better antibiotic awareness on the Isle of Wight leads to drop in prescriptions

green antibiotic capsule

A national drive to ensure a better understanding of the use of antibiotics appears to be paying off on the Isle of Wight, as the number of antibiotics prescribed is falling.

Monday, 11th February, 2019 11:43am

By Priya Mistry

Mental Health services take to Facebook to help Islanders

mental health facebook group

The associate medical director of mental health on the Isle of Wight says that although this isn’t a platform for seeking professional advice on any personal or family mental health needs, it is a great way to build a community that can help each other.

Thursday, 17th May, 2018 2:49pm

By Priya Mistry

Avoid pressure on NHS staff by making sure you don’t run out of medicines over Easter

Pharmacy signs

Chair of the IW CCG asks residents to take a minute to check that they have enough medication to last them right through the Easter weekend and beyond.

Monday, 26th March, 2018 12:31pm

By Priya Mistry