Health and Social Care News

Report set to lever fresh approach to falls prevention

A landmark report into the management and prevention of falls among over 65-year olds in the Isle of Man has been published by the Department of Health and...
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Overhaul of private medical services at Noble’s Hospital proposed

A new era of private healthcare at Noble’s Hospital is on the horizon, as proposals are announced for a major updating of facilities and management next...
Monday, 8 October 2018

Optometry best practice drives sight test change

Free sight tests will be offered to Island residents every two years from 1 October 2018 in line with professional guidance on best practice and with the...
Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Apply now to get involved in health and social care review workshops

Workshops aiming to inform the independent review into the Island’s health and social care system will begin next week. Residents of all ages and backgrounds...
Monday, 17 September 2018

Focus sharpens on new era of eye care in Island

A new approach to providing eye care services to the Island in the future is being saluted during Vision Awareness Week 2018, which is currently underway. The...
Thursday, 13 September 2018

Public Notice: Third GP education session of 2018

The latest education session for Island GPs takes place on Tuesday 18 September 2018.  Routine GP appointments will not be available that afternoon, although...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Smile of Mann offers path to healthy teeth for life

Nurseries in the Isle of Man are teaching young children the right way to clean their teeth and gain tooth brushing skills to last a lifetime, through Public...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

New Consultant Breast Surgeon for Noble’s Hospital

The Department for Health and Social Care has announced the arrival of a new consultant in breast surgery at Noble’s Hospital. Miss Adamantia (Ada) Chrysafi...
Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Community Services all set to go digital

Another important step on the road to a fully integrated health record has been made with the introduction of digital referrals across a wide range of community...
Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Advance for oncology service as Markie excels

Patients who receive chemotherapy treatment at Noble’s are to benefit from an advance in nursing capability, as Island-based oncology services continue to...
Tuesday, 28 August 2018