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Health and Wellbeing News

Report flags joined-up approach to tackle obesity

Helping people live healthy and active lives is set to remain high on the public agenda to ensure future generations avoid long-term difficulties caused by...
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Patient Transfer pilot scheme to be undertaken in collaboration with Bus Vannin

The Patient Transfer Office at Noble’s Hospital is piloting a new service in conjunction with Bus Vannin for people who need to travel off-Island for a...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Extensive review of Island’s health services concludes

A comprehensive external review of Isle of Man health services is now complete, with the publication of the eighth and final report by the West Midlands Quality...
Friday, 22 June 2018

Bus Vannin to provide flexible patient transport service

A new mini-bus service offering Island patients convenient transport between home and hospital will take to the roads from 1 July. The contract for Patient...
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Measures to bar misleading claims about medicinal products

A package of measures to regulate the advertising of medicinal products in the Island will be laid before Tynwald this month (19-21 June), before coming into...
Thursday, 7 June 2018

Books galore provide write stuff for Noble’s patients

  Patients at Noble's Hospital will be offered extra comforts during their stay, thanks to a double donation from Isle of Man based Zurich...
Friday, 1 June 2018

Tele-medicine delivers specialist stroke therapy 24/7

People who suffer a stroke now have access to specialist thrombolysis treatment at Noble’s Hospital round-the-clock. Additional funding has secured a new...
Thursday, 24 May 2018

Hospital staff embrace emergency stress-test challenge

A state-of-the-art training kit donated to Noble’s Hospital has been deployed by around 100 health care staff during a major incident exercise for the first...
Friday, 11 May 2018

Government support to encourage more people to get into sport

A new initiative has launched to encourage adults of all ages and abilities to get involved in sport.  Called “The Swing of Things”, sessions take place at the...
Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Vision to expand range of eye treatments at Noble’s

A new approach to treating people with eye conditions aims to expand services at Noble’s Hospital.  An initiative to maximise the number of people with retinal...
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
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