Health and Social Care News

Patient Transfer pilot scheme to be undertaken in collaboration with Bus Vannin

The Patient Transfer Office at Noble’s Hospital is piloting a new service in conjunction with Bus Vannin for people who need to travel off-Island for a...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018

HPV Primary Testing to enhance cervical screening programme

Improvements to the Island’s cervical screening programme will offer better outcomes for women with the introduction of a new test which will find more of those...
Monday, 23 July 2018

Cometh the hour for landmark building

Foxdale’s most prominent feature - the clock tower - is to be handed over to local commissioners this week, after more than 50 years in government ownership and...
Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Options for future funding of nursing and residential care

Options to reform the future funding of nursing and residential care in the Isle of Man are set out in a report to be considered by Tynwald. The Isle of Man...
Monday, 9 July 2018

Extensive review of Island’s health services concludes

A comprehensive external review of Isle of Man health services is now complete, with the publication of the eighth and final report by the West Midlands Quality...
Friday, 22 June 2018

Department’s plan to improve health and social care services

A set of priorities aimed at improving health and social care services for the Island’s population have been published today. The Department’s Service Delivery...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Bus Vannin to provide flexible patient transport service

A new mini-bus service offering Island patients convenient transport between home and hospital will take to the roads from 1 July. The contract for Patient...
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Measures to bar misleading claims about medicinal products

A package of measures to regulate the advertising of medicinal products in the Island will be laid before Tynwald this month (19-21 June), before coming into...
Thursday, 7 June 2018

Local linguist voices spirit of TT with hospital translation service

A multi-lingual Island resident has chalked up a decade as a volunteer translator at Noble’s Hospital during TT fortnight, helping to reassure and guide...
Monday, 4 June 2018

Deadline approaching on housing adaptations consultation

There is still time for people to submit their views on proposals aimed at making financial support available for people living with long-term health conditions...
Monday, 4 June 2018