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Mumps and pregnancy

The Public Health Directorate has received several enquiries from pregnant women who have been concerned about coming into contact with people with mumps. The...
Tuesday, 9 April 2013

DEFA samples meat products to ensure local meat is free from horsemeat

Integrity and trust is essential in the food chain particularly with regard to the authenticity of processed food ingredients and unfortunately the public’s...
Friday, 5 April 2013

Working group reviewing Coroner's recommendations following Inquest into the death of Christopher Burrows

The Department of Health has established a working group which has already commenced a review of the recommendations made by the Coroner following the Inquest...
Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Statement on the inquest into the death of Christopher Burrows

Following today’s verdict concerning the inquest into the death of Christopher Burrows, on behalf of all concerned the Department of Health wishes to extend its...
Monday, 18 March 2013

Youngsters and parents can now get a glimpse of Children's Ward from home

The Department of Health has produced an online video to enable children and their parents to familiarise themselves with the Children’s Ward at Noble’s...
Friday, 15 March 2013

Noble's Hospital supports Patient Safety First's 'Nutrition and Hydration Week'

Between 18 and 24 March 2013, to mark the second annual Nutrition and Hydration Week, Noble’s Hospital will join ‘Patient Safety First’, a UK national agency...
Thursday, 14 March 2013

Changes to exemptions for prescription and dental charges

The Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK, will table changes to two Regulations at the March sitting of Tynwald, which propose to bring age related...
Wednesday, 13 March 2013

College Health Fayre - Looking after the whole you

The Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education hosts its annual Health Fayre tomorrow, with the theme of ‘looking after the whole you’. College...
Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Minister highlights testing times ahead for Island's Health Service

Following the unveiling of the Isle of Man Government’s Budget for 2013/14, the Department of Health is highlighting the challenges that lie ahead for the...
Friday, 8 March 2013

Progress being made on dental waiting lists and recruitment

Progress is being made as the Department of Health continues to respond to the challenges of providing NHS dental care following recruitment difficulties. In...
Friday, 8 March 2013
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