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Mental health and wellbeing News

Chief Minister officially opens Manannan Court

The Chief Minister, Howard Quayle MHK, has officially opened Manannan Court, the Island’s new £7.2 million inpatient mental health facility. The Chief Minister...
Friday, 13 October 2017

DHSC seeks Tynwald approval for additional funding

The Department of Health and Social Care is to seek the approval of Tynwald, at its January sitting, for additional funding of up to £11.1 million for the...
Friday, 6 January 2017

Sports taster day in south a success

A sports taster day for Castle Rushen High School’s newest students on Friday was a success. The event is staged annually by Manx Sport and Recreation (MSR),...
Monday, 19 September 2016

Use of Minor Ailment Scheme grows by 136%

There has been a significant increase in the number of people using the Island’s Minor Ailment Scheme, up by 136% since 2014.  Almost 2,000 people were treated...
Thursday, 15 September 2016

‘Twiddle Muffs’ offered to hospital patients with dementia

People with dementia who are admitted to Noble’s Hospital are now being offered ‘Twiddle Muffs’ – knitted or crocheted hand muffs that provide a source of...
Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Additional investment in mental health service means earlier intervention and better care for children

An additional eight healthcare staff are being appointed within the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) as part the Island’s first ever...
Friday, 26 February 2016

Emotional first aid training for education staff

Education staff have received training in emotional first aid for young people.  Eleven employees attended an award-winning course delivered by the Solent NHS...
Monday, 29 June 2015

Busting the myths of schizophrenia this World Mental Health Day

This year’s World Mental Health Day is focusing on raising awareness about schizophrenia and living a healthy life with the condition.  To support this...
Thursday, 9 October 2014

Chief Minister launches Dementia Awareness Week

The Chief Minister Hon Allan Bell MHK has launched a series of events today (Monday 19 May) to mark Dementia Awareness Week.  Running from 18 – 24 May, the...
Monday, 19 May 2014
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