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Caring and Support News

Disability Council seeks new approach

Members of the Tynwald Advisory Council on Disabilities have unanimously agreed that the current structure is outdated and a new way forward is needed. The...
Thursday, 10 May 2018

Patient facility to speed up hospital admissions

A new discharge lounge created in the main entrance of Noble’s Hospital will offer a comfortable place for patients to wait on their day of discharge while...
Friday, 13 April 2018

Support available ahead of phased introduction of Equality Act

Work is underway to support the implementation of the Isle of Man’s equality legislation. The Cabinet Office will be working closely with the public and...
Monday, 5 March 2018

New independent chair appointed to Safeguarding Board

Glenys Johnston OBE has been appointed as the new independent chair of the Isle of Man Safeguarding Board. Mrs Johnston brings a wealth of experience to the...
Thursday, 1 March 2018

Statement by the Chief Minister regarding international charities

Following the revelations regarding the shocking behaviour of some Oxfam officials I am writing to all charities registered in the Island and those that are in...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Support available for people affected by closure of Jack Frost

The Department of Health and Social Care is committed to supporting all those receiving a meal delivery service from Jack Frost, which has announced it is to...
Friday, 2 February 2018

Views sought on public sector housing proposals

Feedback is being sought on proposals aimed at promoting greater fairness in the allocation of public sector housing in the Isle of Man. The Department of...
Thursday, 21 December 2017

More choice, better value and additional services made available to Meals on Wheels customers

An information leaflet outlining the options available to customers of the Meals on Wheels service has been distributed. The move fulfils a pledge made by the...
Friday, 1 December 2017

Initiative to raise awareness of global issues

The Isle of Man Government is set to work in partnership with the One World Centre to raise awareness of global development issues among local people. The...
Monday, 16 October 2017

Isle of Man provides relief for world’s fastest developing refugee emergency

The Isle of Man has provided £100,000 towards humanitarian efforts on the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar, where up to 1.4 million people are in acute...
Monday, 9 October 2017
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