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Health and Social Care News

Performances to bring Christmas cheer at Noble’s Hospital

A series of festive performances will take place in the reception area at Noble’s Hospital in the run up to Christmas. A busy programme of events has been...
Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Users of home cleaning service to be offered a reassessment of need as contract ends

The Department of Health and Social Care has taken the decision to end its commissioned cleaning service which was available to people eligible for income...
Friday, 1 December 2017

More choice, better value and additional services made available to Meals on Wheels customers

An information leaflet outlining the options available to customers of the Meals on Wheels service has been distributed. The move fulfils a pledge made by the...
Friday, 1 December 2017

Help shape the future of health and social care in the west

People are being invited to have their say on the future of health and social care in the west of the Island.  Workshops are being scheduled early next month...
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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
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