Health and Social Care News

Public encouraged to play their part in preventing spread of COVID-19

The public are being encouraged to continue playing their part in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a focus on hands, face, space and fresh air and...
Thursday, 21 October 2021

Young people aged 12 – 17 encouraged to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Young people aged 12 – 17 are being encouraged to register for the COVID-19 vaccine to help reduce the transmission of the virus within this age group.  Recent...
Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Consent process for COVID-19 booster vaccinations

Relatives and carers of people who cannot give informed consent for their Covid-19 booster vaccination are reminded that a ‘best interest’ declaration from...
Monday, 11 October 2021

Key stage of COVID-19 vaccination booster rollout set to begin

The rollout of booster jabs to older adults and some of the most vulnerable members of the community is due to start next week, boosting immunity to COVID-19...
Monday, 4 October 2021

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