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Health and Social Care News

Telemedicine to benefit nursing and residential homes

A 12 month pilot scheme that will see Island care homes linked to health professionals via secure video has been launched across the Island. It has the...
Friday, 26 May 2017

Phone Boxes converted to Defibrillator kiosks

This is a joint news release from the Department of Health and Social Care, Rushen Emergency Ambulance, Craig's Heartstrong Foundation, and St John Ambulance...
Thursday, 25 May 2017

New campaign aims to reduce medicines waste

A campaign has been launched today by the Department of Health and Social Care, in partnership with the Island’s pharmacists, to reduce the amount of medicines...
Friday, 12 May 2017

Work of Island’s superhero nurses celebrated with special day

The Isle of Man is once again marking International Nurses Day, held annually on 12 May, with a series of events to celebrate the work of the Island’s nursing...
Friday, 12 May 2017

Future of Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital is secure

The public can be assured that the future of Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital is secure, says Minister for Health and Social Care, Kate Beecroft MHK.  The...
Thursday, 11 May 2017

Digital health records go live at Noble’s Hospital

The move to digital health records and away from the current paper-based medical folders is now in full swing at Noble’s Hospital, with the first patient files...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017

New care home improves access to care for older people

A new Government-owned 68 room care home with nursing on Salisbury Street in Douglas has opened and welcomed its first residents. The purpose-built facility was...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Island to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

A series of events are being held in the Isle of Man to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, which runs from 8 – 14 May, in support of the annual campaign...
Friday, 5 May 2017

Island to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (1)

A series of events are being held in the Isle of Man to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, which runs from 8 – 14 May, in support of the annual campaign...
Friday, 5 May 2017

New Parkinson’s disease information packs to support patients and aid care professionals

New information packs for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease are being made available free of charge by the Department of Health and Social Care thanks...
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
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