A film company are currently on the Isle of Wight filming an end of life production for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. The film will be used to help encourage people to talk about how they want to die before it actually happens and will be used as an educational resource for patient families and friends at the hospice.
The ‘Cold weather plan for England’, which aims to protect people’s health throughout the cold winter months, was launched today – the official start of winter.
Friends of St Mary’s have purchased a piece of highly sophisticated patient monitoring equipment for the Isle of Wight Hospital at a cost of £12,400.
A fundraising campaign to recruit new supporters for St John Ambulance has secured donations from over 200 people on the Isle of Wight.
Revealing facts and statistics affecting the Island’s population are highlighted in the latest version of a report published by the Isle of Wight Council.
As we mentioned earlier : The new three-digit number – 111 – that will make it easier for patients to access non-emergency NHS healthcare on the Island, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, is launched on Tuesday.
NHS Isle of Wight is implementing a programme of improved care standards. Smokefree NHS Isle of Wight includes emphasising the national requirement that all NHS sites – both the grounds and buildings are completely ‘Smokefree’.
The Isle of Wight was awash with colour throughout September as people across the island went pink to raise thousands of pounds for Breast Cancer Campaign.