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Health and Social Care News

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

Frontline services to be protected as DHSC freezes recruitment of non-essential roles

Only vacancies that are critical to the delivery of frontline health and social care services are to be recruited to by the Department of Health and Social Care...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Health and Lifestyle Survey to be open to all

The Health and Lifestyle Survey currently under way by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is being opened up to anyone who wishes to...
Monday, 23 October 2017

Nursing regulation highlighted by visit of NMC Chief Executive

The Chief Executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council visited the Island on Friday. The purpose of the visit by Jackie Smith was to raise the profile of the...
Monday, 23 October 2017

More than 7,000 now signed up for text message reminders

More than 7,000 people have now signed up to the text message reminder service for outpatient appointments at Noble’s Hospital and Ramsey and District Cottage...
Thursday, 19 October 2017

New provider of orthodontic services for children

Regent Dental Care (Douglas) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to provide orthodontic services for...
Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Senior nurses go ‘back to the floor’

Senior nurses at Noble’s Hospital are participating in a ‘back to the floor’ initiative to support nursing teams in the delivery of patient care, to enhance the...
Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Regent Dental Care (Douglas) Awarded to Provide Orthodontic Services for Children

Regent Dental Care (Douglas) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to provide orthodontic services for...
Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Consultation launched into proposed changes to eye care

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a consultation on proposals to modernise eye care on the Island.  The six-week process follows the...
Monday, 16 October 2017
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