Health and Social Care News

Coaches Breakfast Club Returns to Colby

Local sports coaches are being invited to attend a Coaches Breakfast Club to kick start 2019.  The event, which is being held at Colby Football Club on...
Tuesday, 8 January 2019

New Oncology unit on the way for Island

Work gets underway next week (Monday 7 January 2019) on a project to create a new Oncology unit at Noble’s Hospital, offering Island residents an expanded,...
Thursday, 3 January 2019

Stay warm and well this winter

There’s plenty of practical advice on offer to help people stay healthy and in good spirits this winter. Manx residents know how the weather can change...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Gemma’s kind gesture brings cheer to Children’s Ward

A schoolgirl from Douglas has captured the true spirit of Christmas with a donation to Noble's Hospital – and discovered that giving can be just as much fun as...
Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Awards event showcases breadth of DHSC talent

Photo credit Matt Mosur Photography More than 150 newly qualified staff from the Department of Health and Social Care have been saluted for their...
Monday, 3 December 2018

New formulary widens choice for wound treatment

The first update of the Island’s Wound Formulary for three years will provide doctors, nurses and healthcare staff with a wide range of modern, effective...
Monday, 3 December 2018

Poignant service offers comfort for bereaved families

A special service of remembrance between Christmas and New Year aims to offer comfort and support to Island families who have lost babies to miscarriage or...
Friday, 30 November 2018

2018 festive safety campaign launched #DrinkSafeIOM

Motivating people to drink responsibly and stay safe during the Christmas and new year party season is at the heart of the 2018 #DrinkSafeIOM campaign which is...
Monday, 26 November 2018

Day highlights message it’s never too late to act on lung condition

It’s never too early to recognise the signs of the debilitating lung condition COPD – or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – and never too late to do...
Monday, 19 November 2018

Island landmarks lit for event to focus on premature births

Two of the Island's best-known landmarks – the Tower of Refuge in Douglas Bay and Pulrose Power Station - will be bathed in purple this Saturday (17 Nov) to...
Friday, 16 November 2018