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About Us

Hospital Pond

Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England.  Established in April 2012 following the separation of the provider and commissioner functions within the Isle of Wight PCT, the Trust provides a full range of health services to an isolated offshore population of 140,000.  

Acute Care Services
Based at the heart of the Island, with 246 beds and handling 22,685 admissions each year, St Mary’s Hospital in Newport is our main base for delivering acute services for the Island’s population. Services include A&E, the Beacon Centre (providing walk-in access to GP services), Emergency medicine and surgery, planned surgery, intensive care, comprehensive maternity, NICU and paediatric services with 1,338 births last year. To find out more about our Acute Services click here. Within our Acute services, a number of Planned Care services including chemotherapy and orthopaedics are also delivered, to find out more click here.

Community Care Services
Delivered in patient’s homes, in a range of primary and community settings and from St Mary’s Hospital, our Community Care services include district nursing, health visiting, community nursing teams, a primary dental care service and orthotics, as well as inpatient rehabilitation and community post-acute stroke wards. To find out more about our Community services click here.

Mental Health Services
Our Mental Health services provide inpatient & community based mental health care.  We have 50 beds and Community Mental Health Teams supporting a case load of 1,300 patients.  Our portfolio also includes Specialist CAMHS, Tier 3 Drug and Alcohol Service, Early Intervention in Psychosis and Memory Service and intensive outreach service for residential and nursing care homes. For more information about these services click here.

Ambulance Service
The Island’s ambulance service delivers all emergency and non-emergency mbulance transport including the Jumbulance for theIsland’s population. With 21,712 emergency calls and 25,292 emergency vehicles despatched each year the service operates from a single base across theIsland.  The service is also responsible for transporting patients to mainland hospitals when equired. For more information about Ambulance services on the Island click here

In this section you will find information explaining how the Isle of Wight NHS Trust is run including its vision and corporate objectives, who leads it, how decisions are made, how the Trust ensures responsible use of public money, and our consultants.

You can read about the current changes it is undergoing as it works towards becoming a Foundation Trust, and how it works to meet a number of statutory duties including equality and diversity, emergency planning, patient safety and quality, and safeguarding.

You can also learn a little more about some of our partnership working schemes with other Island organisations and NHS bodies.

In this section you can also find our Annual Report and details about how to get further information by making a Freedom of Information request.

Our performance

The Trust carefully monitors how it performs against local and national targets. To find out more about our performance visit our Delivering Quality Services section, or to view our current monthly Performance Report click here. You can access independent performance information about us at Dr Foster Health and Consultant Outcome Data at www.nhs.uk.

Tell Us Your Views

Click here to find out how you can feedback to us about your experiences, along with how to raise any concerns, complaints or questions.

Becoming a Foundation Trust

We are currently undergoing a period of transition to become a Foundation Trust. Click here to find out more about our progress and application