Health and Social Care News

Work well under way on £5m Day Services facility

Work is now well under way on the construction of a new facility for adults with learning disabilities.  The £5 million project involves the creation of a...
Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Thousands to take part in Health and Lifestyle Survey

Thousands of Manx residents are being asked to participate in an annual survey which aims to uncover important information about the population’s health,...
Monday, 9 October 2017

Tynwald Members attend Noble’s Hospital showcase

Tynwald Members were provided with a comprehensive insight into what goes into running Noble’s Hospital last week. On Tuesday 3 October, many MHKs and MLCs...
Monday, 9 October 2017

Department of Health and Social Care expenses 2012-2017

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today issued a statement on staff expenses following the publication of summary figures in answer to a...
Friday, 29 September 2017

World Sepsis Day marked at Noble’s Hospital

World Sepsis Day was marked at Noble’s Hospital on Wednesday 13 September with a collaborative social media project linking Island health professionals with...
Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop to promote healthy workforce

A Workplace Wellbeing Workshop aimed at improving the health of the Island’s workforce is being staged later this year. The event, titled ‘Working your way to...
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Nursery children take part in toothbrushing pilot

Children from six nurseries will be taking part in a three-month supervised toothbrushing pilot project, starting today (Monday 11 September).  The...
Monday, 11 September 2017

Smoking costs – how about a month off this October?

Stoptober, which encourages smokers to go smokefree for 28 days, launches on 1 October and the Department of Health and Social Care is again backing the annual...
Friday, 8 September 2017

Public Notice: Sign-up for GP Patient Access and make appointments online

The Department of Health and Social Care is holding a three-week roadshow of public sign-up sessions for GP Patient Access, the free digital facility that...
Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Public still have time to take part in consultations

The public still has time to submit views on proposed changes to contributions towards the costs of prescriptions, sight tests and dental treatment as well as a...
Wednesday, 6 September 2017