The NHS on the Isle of Wight, Earl Mountbatten Hospice, Layla’s Trust and Kissy Puppy are working in partnership to provide palliative care for Children and Young People with a life limiting or life threatening illness on the Isle of Wight.
Patients requiring assessment and diagnosis for various lung problems will benefit thanks to the fundraising efforts of the IW Breathe Easy Group and their 2012 Challenge.
Performance information reviewed by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust Board, shows that the services provided by the Trust are performing in most areas to a high standard against national performance indicators.
The volunteer lifeboat crew at Bembridge had their ingenuity and rescue skills tested to the limit this week, when they assisted a man who had suffered a stroke – leaving him stranded on an old military fort.
The ability of the Friends of St Mary’s Hospital to purchase future much-appreciated additional facilities for the NHS on the Island has been significantly boosted through the charity receiving legacies totalling £103,500 over recent months.
Commenting on the current national problems with beef supplies Jo Sheppard, Catering Services Manager at St. Mary’s Hospital, part of Isle of Wight NHS Trust, said:
An innovative frontline collaboration is aiming to strengthen the service given to people at risk from mental health issues on the Isle of Wight.
Easier parking at St. Mary’s Hospital is on the horizon as Isle of Wight NHS Trust has been successful in obtaining consent for additional car parking spaces for the benefit of patients, visitors and staff.