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RCM: Development of a Maternity strategy for the Isle of Man

This statement is in response to a press release issued by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on Monday 5 September in relation to the development of a...
Monday, 5 September 2022

Eligibility criteria introduced for free lateral flow tests

An eligibility criteria will be introduced to continue to receive free Lateral flow tests (LFTs) from Monday 15 August. Free LFTs will be made available to...
Friday, 12 August 2022

Manx Care to stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing

Manx Care will stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing with effect from 31 August 2022, as part of the Island’s endemic approach to living with the virus.  In...
Friday, 12 August 2022

GPs training session Wednesday 10 August 2022: Routine appointments unavailable

Routine GP appointments will not be available from 1pm to 6pm on the afternoon of Wednesday 10 August 2022 as GPs attend their latest session regarding the...
Friday, 5 August 2022

Friends and Family Test rolled out across Manx Care services

Manx Care is committed to gathering feedback from Patients, Clients, Service Users, Carers, Families and everyone who comes into contact with our services. We...
Friday, 5 August 2022

Joint statement from Manx Care and Lloyds Pharmacy: Update on recent pharmacy issues in Ramsey

Lloyds Pharmacy has re-opened its St Paul’s Square branch in Ramsey, having been closed over recent weeks as a result of staffing shortages. The branch...
Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Manx Care celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and we’re celebrating the many ways in which the Isle of Man supports women who are breastfeeding. Breastfeeding has many health...
Monday, 1 August 2022

Manx Care Advice and Liaison Service drop-in sessions: Celebrating our first year of operation

To celebrate the launch of the Manx Care Advice and Liaison Service (MCALS) on 02 August last year, we’re holding coffee morning events across our Wellbeing...
Monday, 1 August 2022

Bird flu confirmed in dead seabirds

Dead seabirds recently found on beaches around the Island have tested positive for the HPAI H5N1 strain of Avian Influenza, the same strain as the recent...
Friday, 22 July 2022

GPs to attend an Education Session on Thursday 28 July 2022: routine appointments unavailable

Routine GP appointments will not be available from 1 - 6pm on the afternoon of Thursday 28 July 2022 as GPs attend an education session. Anyone who needs to...
Thursday, 21 July 2022
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