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Health and Social Care News

New NHS provider at Hillside Dental Clinic, Douglas

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed new arrangements for patients registered at Hillside Dental Clinic in Douglas. Regent Dental Care is now...
Thursday, 5 April 2018

Scheme and Charter define scope of National Health and Care Service

A formal Scheme setting-out services to be provided by the Island’s National Health and Care Service (NHCS) will be presented to Tynwald this month. The NHCS...
Thursday, 5 April 2018

Sir Jonathan Michael to head fundamental review of Island’s healthcare system

A distinguished clinician and former chief executive of three NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK has been appointed to spearhead the fundamental review of the...
Friday, 23 March 2018

Donation to MEDS will help sepsis detection

Equipment which will assist medical and nursing staff diagnose a potentially life-threatening condition has been donated to the Manx Emergency Doctor Service...
Monday, 19 March 2018

Report tracks further progress in improving patient safety

An update on work to implement recommendations of a landmark UK report on patient safety will be presented to Tynwald this month.   A public inquiry into...
Monday, 12 March 2018

Research review role offers unique opportunity

A fascinating role in Manx public life is on offer for an individual with the experience and insight to lead a new research oversight committee. A search is...
Thursday, 8 March 2018

Memory Service looks to the future as anniversary marked

The Isle of Man Memory Service is celebrating two decades of progress as it marks its 20th anniversary this week. The fledgling service formed in 1998...
Monday, 5 March 2018

Leaflet signals right direction for Patient Transfer

A new information leaflet is set to smooth the way for island patients travelling to the UK for hospital appointments.  The leaflet explains how journeys are...
Monday, 5 March 2018

Prepare to stay well in the cold

Think ahead and plan to stay well, warm and safe during the bitterly cold weather forecast over the coming days.   The Met Office has predicted what may be the...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Vision for new residential care home takes step forward

The project to construct a new, state-of-the-art care home for older residents in Douglas has moved a step forward.  The Department has submitted a planning...
Friday, 23 February 2018
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