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Health and Social Care News

Public still have time to take part in consultations

The public still has time to submit views on proposed changes to contributions towards the costs of prescriptions, sight tests and dental treatment as well as a...
Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Hospital launches Relative Support Service to help bereaved families

A new service to support bereaved families is set to be launched later this month following a successful collaboration between Noble’s Hospital and Hospice...
Friday, 1 September 2017

Join the register this Organ Donation Week

With Organ Donation Week (4-10 September) taking place next week Island residents are being encouraged to consider registering as an organ donor. Registration...
Thursday, 31 August 2017

New rest facility opened at Brunswick Gardens

A new rest facility was officially opened at Brunswick Gardens today (Friday), reinforcing the strength of an ongoing partnership between the Department of...
Friday, 25 August 2017

Volunteers create peaceful garden on Noble’s Hospital estate

A new garden has been officially opened on the Noble’s Hospital estate thanks to the work and contributions of volunteers across the Island. The new facility –...
Thursday, 17 August 2017

Donation of cutting-edge equipment revolutionises balance tests

Those suffering from prolonged dizziness who require investigation at hospital are benefiting from new cutting-edge equipment thanks to a generous...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

FAQs seek to address misconceptions over proposed changes to prescription, sight test and dental treatment contributions

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) on proposed changes in contributions towards the cost of prescriptions, sight tests and dental...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Shorter waiting times for ear, nose and throat operations

The waiting time for ear, nose and throat operations at Noble’s Hospital has reduced from 18 months down to eight months.  The improvement is a result of an...
Monday, 14 August 2017

Island’s community nursing service praised by Queen’s Nursing Institute Chief Executive

The Island’s community nursing provision has been praised following a visit by Dr Crystal Oldman, Chief Executive of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). Dr...
Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Electronic prescribing represents another step forward for Digital Strategy

Government’s Digital Strategy is progressing the purchase of a new electronic prescribing system for inpatients at Noble’s Hospital, Ramsey and District Cottage...
Monday, 7 August 2017
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