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Health and Wellbeing News

Isle of Man to support Syrian refugees with additional funding

The Isle of Man Government is strengthening its support for organisations dealing with the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict in Syria. An additional...
Friday, 17 February 2017

New cancer information service at Henry Bloom Noble Library

A new cancer information stand has been unveiled at the Henry Bloom Noble Library in Duke Street, Douglas, established through joint working between the...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Infection prevention and control comes of age with twenty-first conference

The Island this week held its twenty-first Infection Prevention and Control Conference with presentations from a number of respected UK healthcare...
Thursday, 9 February 2017

Enrolment campaign for online Patient Access

A public enrolment campaign for Patient Access, the digital facility that allows individuals to view their own health information online, is set to start...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Change to guidelines on weekly alcohol consumption

Changes to advice in the UK – as well as in other European countries – on the safe level of alcohol adults can consume in a week is being adopted in the Isle of...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Sporty youngsters on Sure-sponsored scheme help others to stay healthy

Young volunteer sports coaches have been rewarded for helping children to be fit and healthy. Each year, 16 to 19-year-olds take part in the Sure Sports...
Wednesday, 18 January 2017

School’s ‘Health Week’ could be springboard for future events

A ‘Health Week’ at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School is being seen as a potential testbed for similar future events to help the Island’s children learn...
Monday, 16 January 2017

DHSC seeks Tynwald approval for additional funding

The Department of Health and Social Care is to seek the approval of Tynwald, at its January sitting, for additional funding of up to £11.1 million for the...
Friday, 6 January 2017

Nominations invited for 2016 Isle of Man Sports Awards

Nominations are invited for the 2016 Sport Awards, which will take place on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at the Villa Marina. The main sponsor of the event will be...
Thursday, 29 December 2016

Start your post-festive fitness regime at the NSC

As people start new fitness regimes for the new year, the National Sports Centre (NSC) is issuing a reminder about the facilities and programmes it...
Thursday, 29 December 2016
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