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Health and Social Care News

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

Campaign to tackle wasted meds offers health service win

'If you don’t need it, don’t order it!'That’s the headline message of a new campaign aimed at reducing the amount of medicines ordered at the pharmacy by Island...
Monday, 20 August 2018

Report flags joined-up approach to tackle obesity

Helping people live healthy and active lives is set to remain high on the public agenda to ensure future generations avoid long-term difficulties caused by...
Friday, 17 August 2018

Still time to have your say on health and social care review

There is still time for people to take part in a review that will help to shape the future of the Isle of Man’s health and social care services. Sir Jonathan...
Wednesday, 1 August 2018

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
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