Health and Social Care News

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...
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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

Department moves to appoint new NHS dentists

The Department has confirmed it is seeking to commission a new NHS dental provider, following the termination of its contract with Ravat and Ray from 31st March...
Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Support available for people affected by closure of Jack Frost

The Department of Health and Social Care is committed to supporting all those receiving a meal delivery service from Jack Frost, which has announced it is to...
Friday, 2 February 2018

Graduates supported in developing careers with Pathology Department

The Pathology Department at Noble’s Hospital is successfully attracting graduates to return to Manx shores and enabling them to develop their careers close to...
Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Equipment store plays vital role in supporting people

Equipment issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to aid rehabilitation and reablement must be returned and reused wherever possible. Many...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Feedback sought over Island’s stop smoking services

Services designed to help people stop smoking are under review – and feedback is being sought to help plan for the future. The Public Health Directorate wants...
Monday, 22 January 2018