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Appointment-only vaccination clinics for 12 – 15 year olds

Island-wide vaccination clinics are being held next weekend for young people aged 12-15 to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The clinics will be open for this age...
Thursday, 30 September 2021

Seasonal flu vaccinations will help boost immunity this winter

Island residents are being encouraged to protect themselves from serious illness this winter by boosting their immunity with a seasonal flu jab and a COVID-19...
Friday, 24 September 2021

Technology extends scope to enhance use of patient data

Patients in the Isle of Man have been accessing their medical records online via EMIS Patient Access for almost five years – and can now also view those records...
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Island to rollout vaccines to all 12 – 15 year olds

Young people aged 12 to 15 in the Isle of Man will be offered one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, the UK’s four Chief Medical...
Thursday, 16 September 2021

Covid booster vaccination programme to protect older adults

Preparations are well underway for rollout of the Isle of Man’s COVID-19 booster vaccination programme to protect older adults and the most vulnerable in the...
Thursday, 16 September 2021

Routine GP appointments unavailable next Thursday afternoon

Routine GP appointments will not be available from 13:00 – 18:00 on Thursday 16 September 2021 as GPs attend their latest education session. This particular...
Thursday, 9 September 2021

Third vaccine to be offered to immunosuppressed individuals

Island residents with severely weakened immune systems will be offered a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of their primary vaccination schedule. The...
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Opportunity to shape reforms to health and care complaints process

Members of the public are invited to have their say on proposals to update and improve the way complaints about health and social care services are handled in...
Monday, 6 September 2021

Reporting of Covid-19 related deaths

The reporting of deaths where COVID-19 is mentioned on an individual’s death certificate has been established in the weekly surveillance reports published by...
Monday, 6 September 2021

South based vaccination clinics for 16 – 17 year olds

A further vaccination clinic is being held later this week for individuals aged 16 and 17 to receive a vaccine. The clinic will be open for individuals in this...
Tuesday, 31 August 2021
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