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Posted: 24th November 2016

Urgent Care Service busy - NHS continues to need you to ‘choose well’

The Urgent Care Service at St. Mary’s continues to be very busy.

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Posted: 23rd November 2016

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today (Wednesday 23rd November).

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Posted: 12th October 2016

Isle of Wight NHS Trust gets impressive results in diabetes weight management

Isle of Wight NHS Trust won second place for having the largest impact on body weight and waist circumference after competing against 72 other Trusts and Health Centres across the UK.

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Posted: 11th October 2016

Changes to the Beacon - now the Urgent Care Service

The Beacon Health Centre has been redesigned into the Urgent Care Service (UCS) which is co-located with the Emergency Department at St Mary’s and treats urgent care needs only.

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Posted: 10th October 2016

World Mental Health Day call to action - stop depression becoming the leading illness

According to national statistics, one in three adults in England report having experienced a traumatic event in their life and one in six adults report having a common mental health problem in the last week. For some people this is short lived, but for others it can cause ongoing distress and can impact on their quality of life.

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Posted: 28th September 2016

Get the flu jab

Do you have a long term health condition? Get the flu jab. To find your local Flu Clinic click through to Isle of Wight NHS Trust website.

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Posted: 26th September 2016

Coughing for 3 weeks? Get out of breath easily? Tell your doctor

“You’re not wasting anyone’s time by getting symptoms checked.” is the advice from healthcare professionals in support of the latest national Be Clear on Cancer campaign which raises awareness of lung disease and lung cancer.

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Posted: 23rd September 2016

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Plan is still in development.

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Posted: 19th September 2016

Celebrating Age Festival 1st-7th October 2016

Age Friendly Island’s second annual Celebrating Age Festival begins on the International Older Persons Day on 1st October 2016.

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Posted: 12th September 2016

Heatwave on the way

During hot spells vulnerable groups, such as the older people, feel the acute effects of heat more than others and it’s long been recognised that death rates rise in the early stages of heatwaves.

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Posted: 30th August 2016

Popular Health & Wellbeing Roadshow returns to Ryde

A popular health and wellbeing roadshow returns to Ryde next month with a host of local organisations offering support and advice.

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Posted: 24th August 2016

Need health advice? Choose the right NHS Service this Bank Holiday

Whether you're out and about this weekend enjoying the Island or catching up on DIY and jobs in the garden, make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend by using the most appropriate NHS service should you need medical help or advice.

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Posted: 19th July 2016

When it’s not a 999 emergency call 111 – the NHS non-emergency number. Pharmacies can also provide urgent advice & help

As temperatures rise across the Island, the number of people attending St Mary’s Hospital is also reaching peak levels again with very poorly people needing to be admitted to hospital wards at St Mary’s.

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