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Isle of Wight health
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Isle of Wight Green Party leader says the Island MP is someone who will defend the government’s policies rather than fiercely argue the needs of vulnerable Islanders against "deeply harmful initiatives".
Monday, 12th February, 2018 4:01pm
By Vix Lowthion with 13 readers' comments
Local politicians urge Islanders to take part in the consultation "which begins tomorrow" and to take part in Saturday's march - from the hospital into Newport - fighting to protect health services on the Isle of Wight
Thursday, 1st February, 2018 2:34pm
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
The CCG say that the plans will see more complex, urgent care patients transferred for specialist care to the mainland (around 11%) but that those who currently travel to the mainland for routine care should, in future, be able to have that care delivered on the Island.
Thursday, 1st February, 2018 2:09pm
By Nick Brooks with one comment
Cllr Lilley says there's been denial within the public sector for many years that mental health services are broken and Islanders have paid a serious cost and infringement of their basic human rights. Now it's time to share your stories with the Mental Health Champion.
Thursday, 1st February, 2018 12:06pm
By Michael Lilley with one comment
Ahead of Time to Talk mental health day tomorrow (1st Feb), Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, says a positive conversation about mental health is needed.
Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 3:41pm
By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment
Although it's estimated by the NHS that over 700 older people are living with a debilitating illness that has not been formally recorded by their doctor, Isle of Wight GPs are diagnosing above the national average. OnTheWight has the detail.
Tuesday, 30th January, 2018 3:19pm
By Gary Rogers with one comment
The IOW Save our NHS Group say we cannot just sit back and allow government policies to dismantle our NHS and hand it on a plate to the likes of Virgin Care. A march takes place on 3rd February from the hospital to Newport centre. All are welcome.
Saturday, 27th January, 2018 10:49am
By Christine Lightbody with 25 readers' comments
The Local Care Board has made their recommendation to the Isle of Wight NHS and CCG about the future for NHS services on the Island. OnTheWight has initial responses from some IW politicians.
Friday, 26th January, 2018 12:02am
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments