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Health and Social Care News

Island's LookAhead service enhanced with Island's first 'My New Hair' accredited practitioner

The Island’s ‘LookAhead’ service, which supports people affected by hair loss due to chemotherapy, has recently been enhanced with the addition of a new...
Thursday, 26 April 2012

The Department of Health crowns Ambulance Service as its Top Team

The Department of Health is extremely pleased to announce that the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) has triumphed in becoming the Department’s Top Team for...
Friday, 20 April 2012

Generous local charities beat donation target to fund life saving chest compression devices to the sum of 120,000

The Department of Health has been able to purchase 13 LUCAS Chest Compression devices for use across the Island, thanks to generous donations totalling £120,000...
Wednesday, 28 March 2012

'Mediators for Health' Service launches to help staff pro-actively resolve conflict

The Department of Health and the Mental Health Team from the Department of Social Care have officially launched an internal mediation service for staff called...
Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Noble's Hospital impresses UK assessors of On-Island Junior Doctors Training

The Island’s Junior Doctors Training scheme has received a clean bill of health from NHS North West’s Mersey Deanery, the body responsible for overseeing Doctor...
Friday, 2 March 2012

'Sky high' donation for Island's Air Ambulance Service

The Isle of Man’s Air Ambulance Service has benefited from another significant donation, with £6,600 raised by a group of individuals known as ‘Boomerang’. The...
Monday, 27 February 2012

Advice for women who have breast implants

There is global public concern over breast implants made and distributed by the French company Poly Implant Prosthése (PIP) from 2001 until production was...
Friday, 27 January 2012

The importance of nutrition and hydration highlighted with 'A Taste of Patient Safety'

On 23 January 2012 the UK’s National Patient and Safety Agency and Patient Safety First are launching a week focused on nutrition and hydration: 'A taste of...
Friday, 20 January 2012

Mrs Margaret Corris Celebrating her 100th Birthday

Today Mrs Corris celebrated her 100th birthday at Reayrt Ny Baie Residential Home surrounded by her family, staff and friends. She also had a visit from His...
Monday, 9 January 2012

Chief Minister presents Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital with Investors in People re-accreditation

The Chief Minister and Member for Ramsey Hon Allan Bell MHK, has presented the staff of Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital with their official certificate and...
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
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