Children on the Isle of Wight will benefit from a state of the art children’s emergency and trauma department at University Hospital Southampton. The Teddy Bear's Picnic aims to help raise funds towards the £2m needed.
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Current waiting time is over four hours because residents are attending for minor complaints, rather than seek assistance from their GP or other services, such as calling NHS 111.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 8:21pm
By Andy Hollebon with 6 readers' comments
A public meeting has been organised for Friday 26th May to discuss the campaign to help protect the Isle of Wight's health services from further cuts.
Monday, 15th May, 2017 4:01pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
From outside St Mary's Hospital in Newport this morning, Green Party co-leader, Caroline Lucas, will be launching her party's pledge to protect the NHS from privatisation.
Tuesday, 9th May, 2017 8:03am
By Sally Perry with 28 readers' comments
One out of four of Island residents are severely depressed and anxious at any one time and this is caused by everyday life trauma. New Green councillor is calling for Isle of Wight council to make mental health a priority.
Monday, 8th May, 2017 7:42am
By Michael Lilley with 5 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has appointed an interim Chief Executive following the sudden departure of Karen Baker last month. Maggie Oldham has a wealth of NHS experience, including mergers between neighbouring Trusts.
Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 10:56am
By Andy Hollebon with 9 readers' comments
Action needs to be taken now to protect NHS services on the Isle of Wight - including the hospital - say residents who are leading a campaign to 'Defend the NHS'.
Tuesday, 25th April, 2017 7:23am
By Christine Lightbody with 9 readers' comments