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Health and Social Care News

The Way Forward for Sustainable Public Housing

The Department of Social Care has invited all Local Housing Authorities to work with Government on the creation of a sustainable Public Housing sector.
Friday, 30 November 2012

Social Care Minister stands by engagement of ATOS Healthcare

In July this year the Department embarked upon a 6-month trial of a new process for assessing a person’s capability for work, in relation to entitlement to...
Friday, 30 November 2012

First in series of Tri-Island Health Conferences held in Jersey

The Minister for Health, Hon David Anderson MHK, and Chief Executive of the Department of Health, David Killip, have returned from a trip to Jersey, where the...
Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Less than two weeks remain for public to give views on smokefree legislation

Those wishing to submit comment on the Department of Health’s smokefree legislation public consultation have less than two weeks to make their submissions. The...
Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Julie Taylor scoops prestigious Private Medical Secretary of the Year Award

The British Society of Medical Secretaries and Administrators (BSMSA) has awarded Julie Taylor the accolade of Private Medical Secretary of the Year, beating...
Monday, 26 November 2012

Temporary suspension of elective colorectal surgery at Noble's Hospital

The Department of Health will temporarily suspend performing elective colorectal surgery at Noble's Hospital from today.
Thursday, 22 November 2012

A fair public sector rent rise

Minister announces Public Sector Rents to rise by inflation but that they will be more closely linked to the amenity values of the properties.
Monday, 12 November 2012

Island's acute mental health inpatient service judged 'excellent' in accreditation by Royal College

The Department of Health's acute inpatient mental health service based at Grianagh Court on the Noble's Hospital estate has been re-accredited by the Royal...
Friday, 9 November 2012

Progress being made on waiting times - but long term challenges remain

The Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK has announced that progress is being made in addressing waiting times, but that significant long term challenges...
Tuesday, 6 November 2012

New charity for those with memory problems celebrates launch

Manx Decaf has used one of its regular monthly Dementia Cafes to celebrate becoming a registered charity, with a formal launch at the Palace Hotel on Friday, 26...
Monday, 5 November 2012
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