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Health and Social Care News

Less than two weeks remain for public to give views on smokefree legislation

Those wishing to submit comment on the Department of Health’s smokefree legislation public consultation have less than two weeks to make their submissions. The...
Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Julie Taylor scoops prestigious Private Medical Secretary of the Year Award

The British Society of Medical Secretaries and Administrators (BSMSA) has awarded Julie Taylor the accolade of Private Medical Secretary of the Year, beating...
Monday, 26 November 2012

Temporary suspension of elective colorectal surgery at Noble's Hospital

The Department of Health will temporarily suspend performing elective colorectal surgery at Noble's Hospital from today.
Thursday, 22 November 2012

A fair public sector rent rise

Minister announces Public Sector Rents to rise by inflation but that they will be more closely linked to the amenity values of the properties.
Monday, 12 November 2012

Island's acute mental health inpatient service judged 'excellent' in accreditation by Royal College

The Department of Health's acute inpatient mental health service based at Grianagh Court on the Noble's Hospital estate has been re-accredited by the Royal...
Friday, 9 November 2012

Progress being made on waiting times - but long term challenges remain

The Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK has announced that progress is being made in addressing waiting times, but that significant long term challenges...
Tuesday, 6 November 2012

New charity for those with memory problems celebrates launch

Manx Decaf has used one of its regular monthly Dementia Cafes to celebrate becoming a registered charity, with a formal launch at the Palace Hotel on Friday, 26...
Monday, 5 November 2012

Social policy debate - What you told us

The Department for Social Care has today published a report detailing the comments received in response to the Social Policy Debate consultation.
Friday, 2 November 2012

Taking public sector housing forward

The Department for Social Care is pleased to announce the next stage of the fundamental review of public sector housing.
Monday, 29 October 2012

Manx Decaf becomes registered charity

Manx Decaf - monthly cafes where those who have dementia or memory problems, their relatives and carers can meet to socialise and receive support - has achieved...
Friday, 19 October 2012
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