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Health and Social Care News

Vision to expand range of eye treatments at Noble’s

A new approach to treating people with eye conditions aims to expand services at Noble’s Hospital.  An initiative to maximise the number of people with retinal...
Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Air Ambulance staff get special helicopter training

A team from the Island’s Air Ambulance service travelled to Caernarfon in North Wales recently for special training on the helicopter used in bad weather...
Wednesday, 25 April 2018

GP Patient Access hits online target

GP Patient Access, the digital facility that is designed to allow individuals to view their own health information online, has broken through a key...
Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Minister attends British-Irish Council meeting

Minister for Health and Social Care, David Ashford MHK, today represented the Isle of Man at a British-Irish Council Ministerial meeting in Edinburgh. The...
Friday, 20 April 2018

Patient panel seeks views on cancer services

Cancer patients past and present are invited to help shape future cancer services in the Island at an informal feedback session this week. A Patient Panel...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Patient facility to speed up hospital admissions

A new discharge lounge created in the main entrance of Noble’s Hospital will offer a comfortable place for patients to wait on their day of discharge while...
Friday, 13 April 2018

Contribution of Noble’s Hospital volunteers celebrated

Island residents willing to spend a few hours each week helping the community are invited to spring into action as a volunteer at Noble’s Hospital this...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018

New NHS provider at Hillside Dental Clinic, Douglas

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed new arrangements for patients registered at Hillside Dental Clinic in Douglas. Regent Dental Care is now...
Thursday, 5 April 2018

Scheme and Charter define scope of National Health and Care Service

A formal Scheme setting-out services to be provided by the Island’s National Health and Care Service (NHCS) will be presented to Tynwald this month. The NHCS...
Thursday, 5 April 2018

Sir Jonathan Michael to head fundamental review of Island’s healthcare system

A distinguished clinician and former chief executive of three NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK has been appointed to spearhead the fundamental review of the...
Friday, 23 March 2018
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