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Health and Social Care News

Service providers reminded of responsibilities after latest phase of Disability Discrimination Act is approved

Service providers are being reminded they will have extra responsibilities when the next phase of the Disability Discrimination Act comes into effect on 1...
Monday, 11 December 2017

Advice on staying warm and healthy during cold weather

With colder weather forecast for the weekend, the Department of Health and Social Care is raising awareness of how people – particularly those in vulnerable...
Thursday, 7 December 2017

Performances to bring Christmas cheer at Noble’s Hospital

A series of festive performances will take place in the reception area at Noble’s Hospital in the run up to Christmas. A busy programme of events has been...
Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Users of home cleaning service to be offered a reassessment of need as contract ends

The Department of Health and Social Care has taken the decision to end its commissioned cleaning service which was available to people eligible for income...
Friday, 1 December 2017

More choice, better value and additional services made available to Meals on Wheels customers

An information leaflet outlining the options available to customers of the Meals on Wheels service has been distributed. The move fulfils a pledge made by the...
Friday, 1 December 2017

#DrinkSafeIOM: Plan ahead and get home safely this festive season

The danger of drinking before embarking on a night out is a key theme of this year’s annual Christmas safety campaign. A collaborative project between Public...
Thursday, 23 November 2017

Help shape the future of health and social care in the west

People are being invited to have their say on the future of health and social care in the west of the Island.  Workshops are being scheduled early next month...
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Minister moves to allay concerns over healthcare in the north

Minister for Health and Social Care Kate Beecroft MHK has moved to allay concerns residents in the north of the Island may have regarding the standard of GP...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Further step in delivering Integrated Care

The Department of Health and Social Care is introducing a technology-driven change which will improve patient care, reduce paper-based administration and...
Monday, 13 November 2017

Learn how to ‘Live Well – Stay Well’ with a long term health condition

The support available for anyone living with a long-term health condition is being promoted during Self Care Week (November 13-19). The theme of this year’s...
Friday, 10 November 2017
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