Health and Social Care News

12 to 17 year olds vaccine clinic cancelled to further increase booster rollout

The vaccine clinic that was due to be held this weekend for 12 to17 year olds to receive a COVID vaccine is now cancelled. Instead, the clinic will be used to...
Thursday, 16 December 2021

Booster rollout ramping up ahead of Christmas

A major expansion in the Island’s rollout of booster jabs is underway. From this Saturday (18 Dec) top-up jabs will be available to all adults aged 40 and over...
Thursday, 16 December 2021

Get your COVID Pass in time for travel in the New Year

Island residents planning overseas travel in the New Year are reminded to register for their NHS COVID Pass in good time – and ensure they can fulfil all...
Thursday, 16 December 2021

Consultation will drive future of on-Island Patient Transport Service

A public consultation opens today to help shape a clear set of rules to ensure sustainable access to free, non-emergency patient transport services (NEPTS) in...
Friday, 10 December 2021

First step for online booking of COVID-19 vaccination boosters

Older adults in the Island are among the first to use a new system for booking vaccination booster jabs online, which has gone live today. The system offers...
Friday, 3 December 2021

NHS App for vaccination certificates extended to Isle of Man

Isle of Man residents can now view and show their COVID-19 vaccination status* through the NHS App, with just a few taps on their mobile phone.    The NHS App...
Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Booster vaccination rollout ramps up against new Covid variant

The COVID-19 booster vaccination programme is to be expanded in the Island to increase defences for individuals and the population against the Omicron variant,...
Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Booster vaccine extended to those aged 40 and over

The COVID booster vaccine rollout is being extended to include those aged 40 and over to offer further protection against the virus ahead of winter. The Island...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021

All 16-17 year olds to receive second COVID vaccine

All 16 -17 year olds on the Island will now be offered a second dose following the latest advice from the UK’s Joint Commission on Vaccination and Immunisation...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Public encouraged to be responsible this winter to help prevent spread of COVID-19

The Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has set out a clear message that personal and collective responsibility sit at the heart of the preventing the spread of...
Friday, 12 November 2021