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Autumn vaccinations will help boost immunity against respiratory viruses

All Island residents aged 50 and over, along with individuals in further at-risk groups, will be among those offered a COVID-19 booster and a seasonal flu jab...
Tuesday, 19 July 2022

Development of a Long Covid and ME/CFS service continuing at pace

The Project Group that has been formed to establish a new Long Covid and ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) support service for the...
Thursday, 14 July 2022

Manx Care celebrates first International Paramedics Day

Manx Care is celebrating the first ever International Paramedics Day today (Friday 8 July 2022)! The health and social care service provider is joining more...
Friday, 8 July 2022

Jurby School returns to the Lakes

Pupils at Jurby Community School have recently returned from a four-day Wilderness Expedition to the Lake District. The aim of the expedition was to develop...
Friday, 1 July 2022

Manx Care Infant Feeding team accredited by UNICEF

Manx Care is pleased to announce that its Infant Feeding team (made up of a Health Visitor, Midwife, Registered Nurse and Nursery Nurse) has been accredited by...
Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Cardiology patients to benefit from Manx Heart Foundation charitable donation

Cardiology patients undergoing diagnostic assessment on the Island will benefit from the generosity of a donation from the Manx Heart Foundation. The...
Thursday, 23 June 2022

Karsons Pharmacy awarded cannabis licence

The Department of Health and Social Care has awarded a licence for the importation and dispensing of cannabis based products for medicinal use (CBPMs) on Island...
Thursday, 23 June 2022

Mask-wearing re-introduced in Manx Care settings

Mask-wearing is being re-introduced in health and social care premises on the Island operated by Manx Care, following a spike in the community transmission of...
Monday, 20 June 2022

Record year for Ambulance Service callouts during TT 2022

TT 2022 was the busiest on record for Isle of Man Ambulance Service. Across the fortnight, the team: Dealt with 761 calls to the 999 service (169 more calls...
Friday, 17 June 2022

New opening hours for 111

The Covid 111 service is changing its opening hours. Please be aware that, from this week, the opening hours for 111 calls will be as follows: Monday to...
Friday, 17 June 2022
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