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Shackleton Ward, inpatient mental health ward enter and view report
This visit was arranged as part of an ongoing mental health work plan. The visit was designed to look at experiences of people who spend time as inpatients on local mental health wards either voluntarily or under sections...
20 May 2019
GP Practices working together to offer more appointments
Do you need to see a healthcare professional but struggle to attend during the day?
Thanks to a government-led initiative in September 2017, a range of routine primary care appointments are now available most evenings during the week...
27 November 2018
Healthwatch Isle of Wight event attracts national interest
Our Empowering Engagement event that we hosted in March is the first of its kind on the Island.
It celebrated the achievement of the Empowering Engagement programme, a project delivered by Wessex Voices (an innovative partnership between NHS...
23 April 2018
Healthwatch Isle of Wight response to government announcement of £48m to redesign acute services for Isle of Wight residents
We are delighted that the government has announced that the IOW NHS Trust will be receiving £48m to improve acute services. We know that Island residents value local services and want to be treated here on the Island.
5 August 2019