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Health and Social Care News

Launch of Primary Care framework cements future of Island's community based care

Under the plans which were set out in the ‘Strategy for the Future of Health Services’ the Department of Health has launched a strategic framework for Primary...
Tuesday, 14 August 2012

A unique visit from the director of the Queen's nursing institute

The Department of Health recently welcomed an esteemed guest to the Island, Rosemary Cook CBE, Director of the Queen’s Nursing Institute, whose visit aimed to...
Monday, 6 August 2012

Jurby Health and Community Centre officially opened by Chief Minister

The Chief Minister, Hon Allan Bell MHK, has today officially opened Jurby Health and Community Centre, with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque. The...
Friday, 3 August 2012

Rise in Whooping Cough cases

The number of cases of whooping cough (Pertussis) has shown a marked rise in the UK; this has been reflected in Isle of Man as well. The Public Health...
Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Noble's Hospital showcases the best in Island produce

This week (16 to 19 July) is the Department of Health’s fifth annual ‘Manx Produce Week’ at Noble’s Hospital Restaurant which has been renamed Thie Bee – Manx...
Thursday, 19 July 2012

Jack Quirk Renal fund continues to support Noble's Hospital with latest donations

The Department of Health has received a number of generous donations including iPads, DVDs, DVD players and much more from the Jack Quirk Renal Care Fund. The...
Monday, 16 July 2012

Dignity and choice at the heart of the Island's first ever end of life care framework

The Department of Health has today launched the Isle of Man’s first ever End of Life Care Framework, after 18 months of a detailed research and analysis into...
Friday, 13 July 2012

Handing over the keys for Reayrt Skyal

The Department of Social Care is happy to announce that the Contractor for Reayrt Skyal in Ramsey, Dandara, will be handing over the keys for the latest...
Friday, 13 July 2012

No safety concerns regarding water

The Public Health Directorate has received several phone calls from members of the public regarding the safety of drinking water following the press statement...
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Department of Health launches new relaxation CD for patients

The Department of Health’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Team within the Occupational Therapy Service has released a CD of relaxation techniques for use by patients...
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
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