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Volunteering and donations to the NHS

Volunteering and donations to the NHS
25 March 2020


The Isle of Wight NHS Trust Volunteer Service is currently seeking applicants from those that can offer support to our services during this unprecedented time.

If you are not identified as being of a high risk with regards to the Coronavirus and you are able to assist please visit NHS Jobs and search for reference number 470-19-1312-3-JH alternatively please contact the Volunteer Service directly via email: or Tel: 822099 ext. 6411

Please do not call St Mary's Hospital or NHS 111 to enquire about volunteering.


Here is a list of agencies providing supporting to our local community during the COVID19 Pandemic: Covid-19 Support agencies.pdf 



Thank you to everyone who has kindly donated food and gifts to the NHS - we are hugely grateful.

Our teams are working very hard to prepare for the impact of coronavirus and it has lifted spirits to see that our local community is behind us.

Although we are grateful for donations of food, please consider your local food back first.

And remember to adhere to the Government's instructions about social distancing.

Do not come to the hospital unless you have arranged it with us first.

If you are unsure about whether to bring your donation in please contact via and we will advise you. 

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