The Isle of Wight Council’s Fostering and Adoption Team is travelling the Island and visiting supermarkets in various towns as part of this year’s Fostering Fortnight.
Hampshire Constabulary is joining a campaign to tackle disability hate crimes. ‘Stand By Me’ was launched by the charity Mencap and calls on police forces to show their support for people with learning disabilities.
Celebrating 50 years of the National Autistic Society and to mark World Autism Awareness Day, the NAS IOW branch have organised a very special fundraising event where many schools and small groups will be given the opportunity to take part in the build of a 50ft (15 metres) Lego ladder.
The Care Quality Commission has published results from the fourth national outpatient survey, patients rated NHS Isle of Wight better than other trusts taking part in the survey. p>
As part of ongoing support of the Be Clear On Cancer – Bowel Cancer campaign, launched this month by the Government, NHS Isle of Wight is hosting the first day of a road show that will offer Island residents the chance to find out more about the symptoms of bowel cancer.
Are you living with a long term health condition and feel like your health is in control of you? If so, the Expert Patient Programme can help.
Users at Isle of Wight Council’s resource centre, The Gouldings, have received a gift to ensure they can continue to watch TV after the digital switchover.
Children’s social workers on the Isle of Wight are to continue to receive a market supplement on top of their salaries to bring their pay in line with social workers elsewhere in the region.