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Health and Social Care News

Accommodation payments for off-Island patients are going to rise

Accommodation support payments for patients visiting the UK will increase from June 1, the first time they have gone up since 2004. Maximum payments will go up...
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Hospital access zone sought to facilitate abortion services

A measure designed to ensure the public has unhindered access to abortion services at Noble's Hospital will be brought to Tynwald this week. Members will be...
Monday, 20 May 2019

Interim chief executive for Department of Health and Social Care

The current director of Community Care at the Department of Health and Social Care Angela Murray is to take over as chief executive at the department on an...
Thursday, 9 May 2019

Final report of landmark health and care review published

An independent review of health and social care services in the Isle of Man has concluded with publication of the final report. Containing 26 recommendations,...
Thursday, 9 May 2019

Announcement: Dr Malcolm Couch

The Chief Executive of the Department of Health and Social Care has today left his role with the Isle of Man Government. Dr Malcolm Couch held the position of...
Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Announcement: Michaela Morris

The Executive Director Health & Care / Deputy Chief Executive of the Department of Health and Social Care has today left her role with the Isle of Man...
Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Bus Vannin to pick up patients for airport transfer

Patients across the Island who qualify for free travel to the airport for flights to the UK for hospital appointments will be booked on a dedicated bus vannin...
Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Public’s views canvassed on options for private health

A public consultation launched today (29 April) will help shape the future of private healthcare in the Isle of Man. It is available on the government...
Monday, 29 April 2019

Refurbished suite offers calm retreat for bereaved families

A sanctuary which offers parents who have lost a baby a comfortable space to grieve and spend time with their little one has been re launched at Noble's...
Monday, 15 April 2019

Donation enhances safety for Ramsey Cottage Hospital patients

The donation of a unique monitoring system by Friends of Ramsey Cottage Hospital will provide an extra safeguard for elderly patients and ensure staff are...
Friday, 12 April 2019
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