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Health and Wellbeing News

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

#DrinkSafeIOM carries festive season safety messages

The Manx public are encouraged to enjoy themselves safely and responsibly this festive season in a campaign which sees a fifth year of a collaboration between...
Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Ensuring supplies of medicines

Pharmacists in the Island work as a community and share stock as a matter of course, to ensure medicines are available for all who need them. Over the past 18...
Thursday, 7 November 2019

New ultrasound machines for Noble’s thanks to generous donation

Patients at Noble’s Hospital are to benefit from the latest in ultrasound technology thanks to a generous donation from the Henry Bloom Noble Trust. Two new...
Thursday, 31 October 2019

Residents urged to complete GP surveys before deadline

The deadline for submitting responses to the Island’s GP Patient Survey is fast approaching. Eight and a half thousand people who were selected at random to...
Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Key appointments will drive health and social care reform agenda

Isle of Man Government has confirmed two high level appointments, both key to achieving lasting reform of the Island’s health and social care system for the...
Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Isle of Man residents can help shape the Island’s response to Climate Change

The Isle of Man Government has launched an online portal for all Isle of Man residents and businesses to join the discussion and have their say on how the...
Monday, 30 September 2019
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