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Health and Social Care News

All beds replaced at Island’s hospitals

After a lengthy period of planning, the project to replace all the beds in both Noble’s Hospital and Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital has been successfully...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Public Health data now available online

The second edition of the Island’s Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) has now been launched and for the first time it will be made available online. The...
Monday, 12 August 2019

Data breach in Homecare Service

The Government can confirm that there has been a data breach in in the Homecare Service of Adult Social Care, a service which supports individuals to live...
Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Opening of new oncology unit at Noble’s Hospital

Oncology patients at Noble's Hospital now have a brand new state-of–the–art treatment centre with the opening of the Eric and Marion Scott Oncology Unit,...
Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Formal policy on prescriptions for patients living or travelling abroad

The government has announced that it is formalising its current recommendation covering initial and repeat prescriptions for residents moving or travelling...
Wednesday, 26 June 2019

GPs to attend summer training session on 27th June: routine appointments unavailable

Routine GP appointments will not be available from 1pm to 6pm, 27 June as GPs attend their latest quarterly education session. Anyone who needs to see a doctor...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Medicinal cannabis

The results of the recent public consultations into the medicinal use of cannabis and the licensing of industrial hemp production have now been made...
Monday, 17 June 2019

Island’s progressive abortion reforms in operation from today

The Isle of Man Abortion Reform Act 2019 comes into effect today, 24 May 2019. All steps in the formation of an historic piece of legislation, which began as a...
Friday, 24 May 2019

Importance of health insurance for TT visitors and Island travellers

In the lead up to this year's TT as thousands of people prepare to travel to the Island, the Government is reminding all visitors of the need for health...
Thursday, 23 May 2019

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...
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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