Health and Wellbeing News

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

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