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Health and Social Care News

Day highlights message it’s never too late to act on lung condition

It’s never too early to recognise the signs of the debilitating lung condition COPD – or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – and never too late to do...
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Island landmarks lit for event to focus on premature births

Two of the Island's best-known landmarks – the Tower of Refuge in Douglas Bay and Pulrose Power Station - will be bathed in purple this Saturday (17 Nov) to...
Friday, 16 November 2018

Event puts staff wellbeing at top of agenda

Channel 4’s Sleep Geek James Wilson will be on the Island later this month to speak at a special conference flying the flag for staff wellbeing across the...
Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Public Notice: Access to EpiPens - revised advice as shortage eases

Fresh advice has been issued to health professionals on dispensing EpiPens and other brands of pre-loaded 150 microgram adrenaline injectors. It comes from the...
Wednesday, 7 November 2018

New Pod facility for young adults opens at Noble’s

Celebrations and a special ceremony will mark the opening of a brand new facility for teenagers and young adults with long-term health needs at Noble’s Hospital...
Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Public Notice: EpiPen shortage – advice for users

Advice has been issued to users of EpiPen and EpiPen Junior in the Island, as the UK Department of Health and Social Care confirms the current shortage is...
Monday, 15 October 2018

Report set to lever fresh approach to falls prevention

A landmark report into the management and prevention of falls among over 65-year olds in the Isle of Man has been published by the Department of Health and...
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Overhaul of private medical services at Noble’s Hospital proposed

A new era of private healthcare at Noble’s Hospital is on the horizon, as proposals are announced for a major updating of facilities and management next...
Monday, 8 October 2018

Optometry best practice drives sight test change

Free sight tests will be offered to Island residents every two years from 1 October 2018 in line with professional guidance on best practice and with the...
Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Apply now to get involved in health and social care review workshops

Workshops aiming to inform the independent review into the Island’s health and social care system will begin next week. Residents of all ages and backgrounds...
Monday, 17 September 2018
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