Health and Wellbeing News

COVID-19 Spring booster walk-in dates announced

Manx Care’s COVID-19 vaccination team are holding walk-in sessions for eligible people to receive their spring booster. The dates and venues for these walk-in...
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Children’s charity St Christopher’s (Isle of Man) gets full backing for streetwise initiative to keep young people safe this tt season

St Christopher’s have run their Streetwise initiative for 15 years with the aim of keeping the young people in their care safe during the temptations of TT week...
Monday, 20 May 2024

Maternity Unit to host celebration event for on-Island mothers

Women who have given birth on-Island are invited to join the Midwifery Team for a celebration event on the 22 May 2024. This event was chosen by the team in...
Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Manx Care confirms its plans to respond to TT 2024

Manx Care has confirmed how it plans to respond to TT 2024, which is without question the busiest time of the year for our health and care services. In...
Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Maternity Support Workers now part of the Jane Crookall Maternity Unit team

Two Maternity Support Workers (MSWs) have been enrolled into Manx Care’s Maternity Unit, as of April 2024. The MSWs (who are the first of their kind on-Island)...
Monday, 13 May 2024

Children take centre stage for Island’s largest multi-sport event

Hundreds of children will descend upon the National Sports Centre for the Island’s largest multi-sport event on Saturday.  Participants have been training...
Friday, 10 May 2024

Spotlight on Women’s Health event for professionals was a success

Manx Care hosted a 'Spotlight on Women’s Health' day last week, with a huge range of topics discussed including menopause, mental health, frailty, breast...
Thursday, 25 April 2024

A reminder for children taking part in dental survey next week

An oral health survey for five year olds begins next week.  The survey, ran by Public Health Isle of Man, will begin on 22 April and run until 3 May. Parents...
Friday, 19 April 2024

Response in respect of recent heroin overdose concerns issued by the police

Manx Care is aware of recent concerns via the Isle of Man Constabulary media information shared on the evening of Monday 15 April in respect of recent heroin...
Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Manx Care Mental Health Service becomes first to complete WRAP training on-Island

Congratulations to the first group of Isle of Man/Manx Care trained Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) facilitators! This is the first time the...
Tuesday, 16 April 2024