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Health and Social Care News

Minister moves to allay concerns over healthcare in the north

Minister for Health and Social Care Kate Beecroft MHK has moved to allay concerns residents in the north of the Island may have regarding the standard of GP...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Further step in delivering Integrated Care

The Department of Health and Social Care is introducing a technology-driven change which will improve patient care, reduce paper-based administration and...
Monday, 13 November 2017

Learn how to ‘Live Well – Stay Well’ with a long term health condition

The support available for anyone living with a long-term health condition is being promoted during Self Care Week (November 13-19). The theme of this year’s...
Friday, 10 November 2017

DHSC commences programme to reduce staff numbers

The Department of Health and Social Care remains committed to protecting frontline services while taking a further step towards financial sustainability by...
Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Difficulty in recruiting nurses to be addressed

The Department of Health and Social Care’s is to tackle its reliance on bank and expensive agency nursing staff. The worldwide shortage of nurses and the...
Thursday, 2 November 2017

Generous bequest for cancer equipment as chemotherapy service moves

A generous legacy of £215,000 has been bequeathed to Noble’s Hospital for the purposes of funding new cancer equipment for the people of the Isle of Man. The...
Thursday, 2 November 2017

Minister unveils plans to improve services and reduce health and social care costs

Kate Beecroft MHK, Minister for Health and Social Care, has today unveiled a package of measures aimed at improving two important areas of care on the Island...
Thursday, 2 November 2017

New service to help bridge gap between hospital and home

A new all-Island service to help bridge the gap between care provided in hospital and people’s homes has today been unveiled by the Minister for Health and...
Thursday, 2 November 2017

Government to end contract which supports the delivery of Meals on Wheels

The Department of Health and Social Care has taken the difficult decision to end its contract with Age Concern Isle of Man, which supports the delivery of the...
Thursday, 2 November 2017

Director of Public Health publishes first annual report ‘A Healthy Island?’

A report which provides an independent overview of the health and wellbeing of the population of the Isle of Man is published today (Tuesday 24 October). ‘A...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
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