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Health and Wellbeing News

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

Save money with a pre-paid prescription certificate

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is reminding residents of the benefits of pre-paid certificates for prescriptions (PPC). The certificates...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Ambulance Service seeks feedback with revamped survey

The Isle of Man Ambulance Service wants to know what the public thinks about the service it provides. Feedback forms have been available for people who have...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Public Health launches three-year business plan

The Public Health Directorate has launched its Business Plan 2017-2020, summarising what it aims to deliver over the next three years.  A division of the...
Monday, 17 July 2017

Improvements in care for people diagnosed with cancer

Improvements are being made to care received by people diagnosed with cancer in the Isle of Man, a recent event found.  ‘Cancer across Primary and Secondary...
Friday, 7 July 2017

Drug alert: Synthetic cannabinoids linked to hospital admissions may be circulating on the Island

The Public Health Directorate is warning drug users to be vigilant following reports from Greater Manchester, which link synthetic cannabinoids sold as crystal...
Thursday, 6 July 2017

Policy approved to allow greater access to cancer treatments

The Department of Health and Social Care has approved an interim funding policy which will allow Island cancer patients to access new treatments on the same...
Thursday, 6 July 2017

Pharmacies to provide hearing aid service in community

Pharmacies around the Island are now able to distribute free batteries to thousands of hearing aid users on behalf of the NHS. The new service is designed to...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
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