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Isle of Wight health
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Below are Isle of Wight stories relating to health and wellbeing.
Victoria shares stories of the highs and lows of running the Covid-19 test centre on the Isle of Wight for the past 12 months
Friday, 30th April, 2021 4:52pm
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment
Moving from looking after just the Island’s population, the body now covers the healthcare of 1.66 million people
Friday, 30th April, 2021 2:40pm
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments
The latest set of figures reveals how many Islanders have had their first or second Covid-19 jab
Thursday, 29th April, 2021 5:30pm
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments
Weekly update of Isle of Wight Covid-19 figures: Positive tests, deaths, age breakdown and hospitalisations
News OnTheWight shares the weekly results of confirmed positive Coronavirus tests and deaths on the Isle of Wight, as well as hospital admissions and age breakdowns
Tuesday, 27th April, 2021 11:27am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Cllr Lilley believes the suicide prevention plan on the Isle of Wight is 'not fit for purpose' despite recommendations from a group tasked with investigating the Suicide and Prevention Strategy
Monday, 26th April, 2021 8:35am
By Michael Lilley with 2 readers' comments
Henry the Cockpoo had a real-life Lassie moment and raised the alarm when one of his owners became seriously unwell with Covid
Friday, 23rd April, 2021 2:38pm
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
Some have had difficulty getting an appointment at the Covid-19 vaccination centre in Newport, but Solent NHS Trust say a number are now available
Friday, 23rd April, 2021 8:46am
By Solent NHS Trust with 2 readers' comments
Letter: Do changes to the health service matter, so long as patients get the treatment they need, when they need it?
This reader explores the planned changed to the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service
Friday, 23rd April, 2021 8:21am
By Hans Bromwich with 11 readers' comments