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Health and Social Care News

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

Victoria House 'Party' to raise funds for physiotherapy

The Department of Health has received a generous donation from Victoria House Nursery where staff and children raised £300 for children’s physiotherapy...
Thursday, 28 June 2012

Social Care reaffirms its commitment to the Island's secure unit for children

The Department of Social Care has been contacted by several media organisations on the Island which have stated they have been contacted by the trade union...
Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Partnership consultation on draft Carers' Charter

The Department of Social Care in partnership with Crossroads Care, the Council of Voluntary Organisations, the Department of Health, the Department of Education...
Friday, 22 June 2012

'Legal High' Methoxetamine to be banned in the Isle of Man from 1 July 2012

Tynwald has voted in favour of making Methoxetamine (known as mexxy) a controlled substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976. The move, which came during its...
Thursday, 21 June 2012

Noble's Hospital hosts vulnerable adults conference

Following on from the successful Vulnerable Adults conference held in October 2011, a second conference was held to raise the awareness of the specific needs...
Monday, 18 June 2012
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