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Health and Social Care News

Survey to capture state of population’s health and wellbeing

The Manx public are invited to take part in an Island-wide survey which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the whole population. Initially 7,000...
Tuesday, 5 March 2019

New report tracks trends and causes of death

A landmark report giving an overview of mortality rates and causes of deaths in the Isle of Man over a 12 year period (2006 – 2017) has been published. The...
Monday, 4 March 2019

New ambulance service partnership takes to the road

The Island’s ambulance service is expanding thanks to a new partnership with St John Ambulance. From today, newly trained, full-time staff from St John...
Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Apprenticeships nurture skills in demanding roles

Five Island residents have begun an immersive two year training programme where they learn while they earn in unique apprenticeship roles within the Department...
Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Vision for integrated care in the Isle of Man

A document setting out a vision for providing integrated health and social care services to people in the Isle of Man was made public in September 2018. The...
Friday, 15 February 2019

Public Notice: Manannan Court acute mental health in-patient unit

Statement The safety and well-being of patients at Manannan Court, a hospital ward, is of utmost importance. Serious allegations have been made in press...
Thursday, 7 February 2019

Inquest into the death of Aimee Woodward

The Department of Health and Social Care profoundly regrets the death of Aimee while she was in the care of Noble's Hospital, and the distress this has caused...
Thursday, 7 February 2019

Views of public sought on medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp

Members of the public are invited to give their views on whether Isle of Man laws regarding the use of cannabis products for medicinal purposes and the growing...
Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Coaches Breakfast Club Returns to Colby

Local sports coaches are being invited to attend a Coaches Breakfast Club to kick start 2019.  The event, which is being held at Colby Football Club on...
Tuesday, 8 January 2019

New Oncology unit on the way for Island

Work gets underway next week (Monday 7 January 2019) on a project to create a new Oncology unit at Noble’s Hospital, offering Island residents an expanded,...
Thursday, 3 January 2019
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