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Health and Social Care News

Public asked for views on contributions for prescriptions, sight tests and dental treatment

The public is being asked to take part in a consultation on proposals to make the law governing how the Island’s health service works more flexible and...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Text message reminders improving attendance rates – sign up now

The number of people signed up to the text message reminder service for outpatient appointments at Noble’s Hospital and Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital is...
Friday, 28 July 2017

Save money with a pre-paid prescription certificate

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is reminding residents of the benefits of pre-paid certificates for prescriptions (PPC). The certificates...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Public asked to avoid Emergency Department unless absolutely necessary

The Emergency Department at Noble’s Hospital is currently experiencing longer than usual waiting times – between five and six hours – following its response to...
Monday, 24 July 2017

Another sign-up session for GP Patient Access

The Department of Health and Social Care is holding an additional public sign-up session for GP Patient Access, the free digital facility that allows people to...
Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Ambulance Service seeks feedback with revamped survey

The Isle of Man Ambulance Service wants to know what the public thinks about the service it provides. Feedback forms have been available for people who have...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Public Health launches three-year business plan

The Public Health Directorate has launched its Business Plan 2017-2020, summarising what it aims to deliver over the next three years.  A division of the...
Monday, 17 July 2017

Report shows progress on delivering more effective and efficient health and care services

A report on steps being taken to make health and social care services more effective and efficient will be laid before Tynwald when it meets later this...
Monday, 10 July 2017

Tynwald approval sought for £5 million day services hub

Tynwald Members will be asked to approve funding for a capital scheme aimed at modernising the provision of adult social services by the Department of Health...
Monday, 10 July 2017

Major incident exercise at Noble’s Hospital

How staff at Noble’s Hospital would react to a major incident will be put to the test this week (Wednesday 12 July), when an all-day exercise takes place at...
Monday, 10 July 2017
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