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Health and Wellbeing News

Reassurance for patients at Douglas GP practice

Patients at Promenade Medical Centre are being reassured they will continue to be able to see a GP while the practice is reorganised in the spring. Plans are...
Today

Island is prepared to deal with coronavirus

The Isle of Man to ready to respond to the Wuhan novel coronavirus (WN-CoV) should a potential case of the disease arrive here. The Island takes its lead from...
Yesterday

Additional funding to support Island’s health and social care services

Tynwald has this week agreed additional funding of up to £8 million to ensure the Department of Health and Social Care can meet the cost of providing services...
Friday, 24 January 2020

Interim Chief Executive Officer takes up key role

Interim Chief Executive Officer Kathryn Magson has taken the reins at the Department of Health and Social Care at the start of a two year secondment from a...
Monday, 20 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

Cystic fibrosis drugs to be funded for Island patients

Cystic fibrosis sufferers in the Isle of Man are to benefit from three medicines to be made available through the health service within weeks. A decision to...
Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Audit of free prescription claims aims to safeguard health budget

People who tick the box on their prescription form to claim exemption from charges are being reminded they must be able to prove they are eligible for the...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

New base for Patient Transfer office

The Patient Transfer office is to move from its current base in Noble’s Hospital to Crookall House, the Department of Health and Social Care’s headquarters in...
Thursday, 5 December 2019

GPs to attend winter training session - routine appointments unavailable

Island GPs will gather for their last quarterly education session of 2019 on Wednesday 18 December and will not be available for routine appointments during the...
Thursday, 5 December 2019

Videos promote GP’s winter health advice

Two short videos featuring well-known Island GP Dr John Snelling offer simple advice to Island residents on staying well this winter.  Speaking directly to the...
Friday, 29 November 2019
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