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Health and Social Care News

Patients waiting for follow-up endoscopies contacted following delays

The Department of Health and Social Care has written to 157 patients who have been waiting longer than the recommended time for a follow-up gastrointestinal...
Thursday, 15 June 2017

Primary schools to take part in Healthy Eating Week

The School Nursing Team is aiming to establish good habits among the Island’s Year 6 primary school pupils during Healthy Eating Week 2017, building on the...
Thursday, 8 June 2017

Consolidation of endoscopy services will reduce waiting times

Following on from the public requisition meeting on changes to endoscopy services at Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital, the Minister for Health and Social...
Thursday, 8 June 2017

Waiting time data shows faster cancer care

The latest waiting times published by the Department of Health and Social Care indicate that people diagnosed with cancer are receiving their treatment more...
Thursday, 8 June 2017

Sister Carolyn Wood rewarded for work in Ward 9

Carolyn Wood has been honoured for her professionalism and dedication within the Island’s healthcare service in being named the recipient of the 2017 Dr Mary...
Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Pathology and radiology test results all set to go digital

The move to a more modern way of working for the Department of Health and Social Care has taken another step forward with the upcoming launch of a new, digital...
Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Second GP education session of 2017

The second GP education session of 2017 will take place on Wednesday 14 June. Routine GP appointments will not be available that afternoon, however urgent...
Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Doctors celebrate 10th anniversary of Advanced Trauma Life Support course

The annual three-day Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course took place recently in the Keyll Darree Medical Education and Clinical Skills Centre at Noble’s...
Monday, 5 June 2017

Improved online access to therapies services

Detailed information on how to access some of the Island’s most commonly used therapy services is now available on an improved section of the Government’s...
Friday, 2 June 2017

Island supporting global campaign this World Bedwetting Day

Tuesday 30 May is World Bedwetting Day and the Department of Health and Social Care is supporting the global campaign to raise awareness and help encourage...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
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