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Health and Wellbeing News

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

New Consultant Breast Surgeon for Noble’s Hospital

The Department for Health and Social Care has announced the arrival of a new consultant in breast surgery at Noble’s Hospital. Miss Adamantia (Ada) Chrysafi...
Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Advance for oncology service as Markie excels

Patients who receive chemotherapy treatment at Noble’s are to benefit from an advance in nursing capability, as Island-based oncology services continue to...
Tuesday, 28 August 2018

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...
Friday, 17 August 2018

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
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