Being kind to others can help reduce stress and improve emotional wellbeing
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, 18th-24th May, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), who work to prevent mental health problems, says that being kind to others can help reduce our own stress, is good for our own mental health and improves our emotional wellbeing.… Read More...
The Amazon Prime scam has been reported again on the Island.
Amazon will NEVER call you in this way – if you get this call, hang up immediately. It is a SCAM.
Last week a resident received an automated call purporting to be from Amazon about their Prime service She had previously, accidentally, signed up to Amazon Prime and had had to cancel it.… Read More...
|Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud people.
Below are some of the most common scams to be aware of:
EMAIL, TEXT AND PHONE CALL SCAMS:
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it’s essential, but it’s still easy to get NHS help using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Our website has information to help you: – Contact your GP – Order repeat prescriptions – Manage long-term conditions – Maintain your mental and physical wellbeing For more information, visit: http://nhs.uk/health-at-home… Read More...
Over 400 symptomatic key workers were tested over three days, but the mobile testing unit will return later this week
The Coronavirus (Covid-19) mobile testing station has now finished work and has moved off the Island. However, it is due to return to 1Leisure Medina this Wednesday (29th), Thursday and Friday (1st May).… Read More...
Isle of Wight Cancer Wellbeing Centre, Wessex Cancer Trust.
Phone: 01983 524186. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All parking ‘de-restrictions’ are available for any NHS patient.
Please note the offer by Red Funnel to use their parking space in East Cowes.
Current Cross Solent Travel Arrangements for Cancer Patients During Covid-19 Lockdown
There have been a fair few changes for IOW NHS patients who need to cross the Solent for hospital treatment.… Read More...
Phone numbers and contact details for support for Island residents:
Updated Monday 27th April 2020
(a printable copy is also attached)
Local Authority working in conjunction with Community Action IW – co-ordinating local efforts
01983 823600 – open 9am to 5pm everyday
(Please do not ring The Riverside Centre number as The Riverside is closed)