Dementia Awareness Day

Wednesday 16th July 2014 between 10:00a.m. and 3:00p.m. Conference Room, St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, PO30 5TG A Dementia Awareness Day organised by the Memory Service is being held on Wednesday 16th July 2014 between 10am – 3pm in the Conference Room at St Mary’s Hospital. The Awareness Day is open to anyone who may have ...

Children’s Memorial Service Open to All

Children’s Memorial Service Open to All
Sunday 29th June 2014 at 3:00pm at St. Mary’s Hospital The 14th annual Children’s Memorial Service takes place on Sunday 29th June. This year’s service features local band ‘ASAPH’ whose lead singer-songwriter is one of the Nurses from the Children’s Ward at St Mary’s. One of the songs this year has been inspired by one ...

Prepare for the Bank Holiday

Prepare for the Bank Holiday
Please prepare for the Bank Holiday urges Senior Nurse The Island’s healthcare system remains under sustained pressure and Islanders are being asked to ensure they are well prepared ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend. Alan Sheward, Executive Director of Nursing and Workforce at Isle of Wight NHS Trust said: “We are still seeing a high ...

Living Well With Dementia

Consultation on ‘Living Well with Dementia on the Isle of Wight’ Strategy Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partner agencies, Isle of Wight Council (including social care and public health) and Isle of Wight NHS Trust, are today (21 May 2014) launching a public consultation on a strategy called ‘Living Well with Dementia ...

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategies

Consultation on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategies Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partner agencies – Hampshire Constabulary, Isle of Wight Council (including social care and public health) and Isle of Wight NHS Trust have announced consultation today on two important strategies. The consultation is seeking to establish what is needed over the ...

Improvement Works at St. Mary’s

Improvement works to benefit patients and staff at St Mary’s A wide range of improvement works are underway across St Mary’s Hospital to enhance the quality of patient care and provide better working environments for Isle of Wight NHS Trust staff. Work is already underway to create a bright new discharge lounge and Outpatient and ...

Visiting Restrictions Lifted

 Visiting Restrictions Lifted
Norovirus Situation Improves and Visiting Restrictions Lifted For Most Areas At St. Mary’s Visiting restrictions at St. Mary’s have been lifted in most areas following the substantial improvement in the control of the outbreak of Norovirus at St. Mary’s Hospital. Alan Sheward, Executive Director of Nursing and Workforce says: “We’re very grateful to patients, visitors, ...

4000th Member

4000th Member
4000th Member on the 4th day of the 4th month of the 14th year! Congratulations to Arthur Dunkley from Cranmore, near Yarmouth, who became the 4,000th new member of the Isle of Wight NHS Trust on the 4/4/14!  Mr Dunkley, who was presented with a hamper to mark the occasion, commented, “I was introduced to ...

Norovirus up-date 19th March

New restrictions in place St. Mary’s hospital is continuing to face very serious challenges with patients and staff experiencing Norovirus which causes diarrhoea and vomiting.  The number of cases has not reduced and around one fifth of the Trust’s 236 hospital beds are affected.   The Trust is taking further measures to enable more resources to ...

Norovirus Video Report