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Health and Social Care News

Report tracks further progress in improving patient safety

An update on work to implement recommendations of a landmark UK report on patient safety will be presented to Tynwald this month.   A public inquiry into...
Monday, 12 March 2018

Research review role offers unique opportunity

A fascinating role in Manx public life is on offer for an individual with the experience and insight to lead a new research oversight committee. A search is...
Thursday, 8 March 2018

Memory Service looks to the future as anniversary marked

The Isle of Man Memory Service is celebrating two decades of progress as it marks its 20th anniversary this week. The fledgling service formed in 1998...
Monday, 5 March 2018

Leaflet signals right direction for Patient Transfer

A new information leaflet is set to smooth the way for island patients travelling to the UK for hospital appointments.  The leaflet explains how journeys are...
Monday, 5 March 2018

Prepare to stay well in the cold

Think ahead and plan to stay well, warm and safe during the bitterly cold weather forecast over the coming days.   The Met Office has predicted what may be the...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Vision for new residential care home takes step forward

The project to construct a new, state-of-the-art care home for older residents in Douglas has moved a step forward.  The Department has submitted a planning...
Friday, 23 February 2018

Introduction of clinical technique enhances patient safety

A new approach to infection prevention across health and social care services aims to raise standards of patient safety. The Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT)...
Friday, 16 February 2018

Event aims to match volunteers with the right opportunity

An event designed to match volunteers with charities and voluntary groups looking for support will take place this month. A recruitment fair will mark the...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Island hosts international mental health research conference

Developments in mental health research have been centre stage at a three day conference hosted in the Isle of Man, which attracted an international field of...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Penultimate healthcare review published

The latest external review of the Island’s health services has been published. A team from the West Midlands Quality Review Service (WMQRS) inspected a number...
Thursday, 8 February 2018
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