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

 

Norovirus at St Mary’s Hospital – Update

Norovirus at St Mary’s Hospital – Update 16/3/14 St. Mary’s Hospital continues to face challenges with the number of patients experiencing Norovirus which causes diarrhoea and vomiting.  As of Sunday morning five ward areas were closed to new admissions and 21 empty beds were closed. Alan Sheward, Executive Director of Nursing and Director of Infection ...

Norovirus at St Mary’s Hospital

Norovirus at St Mary’s Hospital – Update St Mary’s Hospital is continuing to experience cases of patients with diarrhoea and vomiting, due to norovirus, leading to the closure of a number of areas. Colwell Ward, Appley Ward, Stroke Rehabilitation and General Rehabilitation wards are all currently closed to new admissions. One bay in the hospital’s ...

St Mary’s Hospital Update

St Mary’s Hospital Update A number of patients with diarrhoea and vomiting, due to norovirus, have been identified on an acute medical ward at St Mary’s Hospital in the last 24 hours.   There is evidence from past norovirus incidents that the virus is brought into hospital by either unwell patients or visitors.  Isle of Wight ...

Hospital Porters Raise Money

Hospital Porters Raise Money
Hospital Porters raise money for Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists Porters at St Mary’s Hospital raised £600 after letting their moustaches run wild throughout Movember 2013, a campaign which helps raise awareness among men of the warning signs of prostate cancer. The hospital porters however wanted to donate locally and donated to the Cancer Clinical Nurse ...

Temporary Closure of Phlebotomy Services

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PHLEBOTOMY SERVICES AT ST MARY’S AND RYDE OUTPATIENT’S DEPARTMENT WEDNESDAY 5 MARCH 2014 Following the completion of Phase 1 of the ongoing refurbishment of the Blood Sciences service in Pathology at St Mary’s Hospital, it is necessary to move the automated analytical equipment to enable Phase 2 to be started. In order ...