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Schools will close to most children on Monday afternoon

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has today announced that schools in the Isle of Man will close to most children from the end of the school day on Monday, 23...
Sunday, 22 March 2020

Statement by Minister for Education, Sport and Culture on COVID-19 – 20 March 2020

The key priority for our Department is the health and wellbeing of all our pupils, teachers and staff. There has been understandable concern and anxiety about...
Friday, 20 March 2020

Public Notice: Suspension of Adult Social Care services to reduce threat of infection

Measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are to impact Adult Social Care services for older people and those with learning disabilities, which have been...
Friday, 20 March 2020

Coronavirus update 19 March

A number of important announcements in response to the coronavirus pandemic have been made today. From 6am tomorrow (Friday) a specific coronavirus phone line...
Thursday, 19 March 2020

Coronavirus update 18 March

Things continue to move quickly as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is still wide reaching. It remains important that while things progress at pace...
Wednesday, 18 March 2020

BMX star Shanaze Reade to launch HSBC Manx Youth Games

One of the most successful British BMX riders of all time, Shanaze Reade, will officially launch this year’s HSBC Manx Youth Games on 20 January at the Sports...
Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Midwives plan service of comfort for community of bereaved parents

A service for parents who have lost a child through stillbirth or miscarriage is to be held at St Thomas’s Church in Douglas on 2 January 2020 at 2pm. Midwives...
Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Opening of £5m facility heralds new era of adult day services

A modern, purpose-built resource hub for adults with learning disabilities is to be officially opened Friday 25 October. Greenfield Park on the Noble’s...
Thursday, 24 October 2019

Sustainable Development Goals Book Club launched in local primary schools

Primary school pupils will learn about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals as a result of a gift from UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. As a UNESCO...
Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Vision for integrated care in the Isle of Man

A document setting out a vision for providing integrated health and social care services to people in the Isle of Man was made public in September 2018. The...
Friday, 15 February 2019
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