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Health and Social Care News

New rest facility opened at Brunswick Gardens

A new rest facility was officially opened at Brunswick Gardens today (Friday), reinforcing the strength of an ongoing partnership between the Department of...
Friday, 25 August 2017

Volunteers create peaceful garden on Noble’s Hospital estate

A new garden has been officially opened on the Noble’s Hospital estate thanks to the work and contributions of volunteers across the Island. The new facility –...
Thursday, 17 August 2017

Donation of cutting-edge equipment revolutionises balance tests

Those suffering from prolonged dizziness who require investigation at hospital are benefiting from new cutting-edge equipment thanks to a generous...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

FAQs seek to address misconceptions over proposed changes to prescription, sight test and dental treatment contributions

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) on proposed changes in contributions towards the cost of prescriptions, sight tests and dental...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Shorter waiting times for ear, nose and throat operations

The waiting time for ear, nose and throat operations at Noble’s Hospital has reduced from 18 months down to eight months.  The improvement is a result of an...
Monday, 14 August 2017

Island’s community nursing service praised by Queen’s Nursing Institute Chief Executive

The Island’s community nursing provision has been praised following a visit by Dr Crystal Oldman, Chief Executive of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI). Dr...
Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Electronic prescribing represents another step forward for Digital Strategy

Government’s Digital Strategy is progressing the purchase of a new electronic prescribing system for inpatients at Noble’s Hospital, Ramsey and District Cottage...
Monday, 7 August 2017

Public asked for views on new Charter for a National Health and Care Service

A draft of a new Charter, which sets out the commitments of providing a National Health and Care Service in the Isle of Man, has been published. The public is...
Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Public asked for views on contributions for prescriptions, sight tests and dental treatment

The public is being asked to take part in a consultation on proposals to make the law governing how the Island’s health service works more flexible and...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Text message reminders improving attendance rates – sign up now

The number of people signed up to the text message reminder service for outpatient appointments at Noble’s Hospital and Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital is...
Friday, 28 July 2017
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