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Health and Wellbeing News

Awards event showcases breadth of DHSC talent

Photo credit Matt Mosur Photography More than 150 newly qualified staff from the Department of Health and Social Care have been saluted for their...
Monday, 3 December 2018

New formulary widens choice for wound treatment

The first update of the Island’s Wound Formulary for three years will provide doctors, nurses and healthcare staff with a wide range of modern, effective...
Monday, 3 December 2018

Poignant service offers comfort for bereaved families

A special service of remembrance between Christmas and New Year aims to offer comfort and support to Island families who have lost babies to miscarriage or...
Friday, 30 November 2018

Day highlights message it’s never too late to act on lung condition

It’s never too early to recognise the signs of the debilitating lung condition COPD – or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – and never too late to do...
Monday, 19 November 2018

Event puts staff wellbeing at top of agenda

Channel 4’s Sleep Geek James Wilson will be on the Island later this month to speak at a special conference flying the flag for staff wellbeing across the...
Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Public Notice: Access to EpiPens - revised advice as shortage eases

Fresh advice has been issued to health professionals on dispensing EpiPens and other brands of pre-loaded 150 microgram adrenaline injectors. It comes from the...
Wednesday, 7 November 2018

New Pod facility for young adults opens at Noble’s

Celebrations and a special ceremony will mark the opening of a brand new facility for teenagers and young adults with long-term health needs at Noble’s Hospital...
Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Report set to lever fresh approach to falls prevention

A landmark report into the management and prevention of falls among over 65-year olds in the Isle of Man has been published by the Department of Health and...
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Public Notice: Third GP education session of 2018

The latest education session for Island GPs takes place on Tuesday 18 September 2018.  Routine GP appointments will not be available that afternoon, although...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Smile of Mann offers path to healthy teeth for life

Nurseries in the Isle of Man are teaching young children the right way to clean their teeth and gain tooth brushing skills to last a lifetime, through Public...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018
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