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Health and Wellbeing News

Noble's Hospital impresses UK assessors of On-Island Junior Doctors Training

The Island’s Junior Doctors Training scheme has received a clean bill of health from NHS North West’s Mersey Deanery, the body responsible for overseeing Doctor...
Friday, 2 March 2012

'Sky high' donation for Island's Air Ambulance Service

The Isle of Man’s Air Ambulance Service has benefited from another significant donation, with £6,600 raised by a group of individuals known as ‘Boomerang’. The...
Monday, 27 February 2012

Advice for women who have breast implants

There is global public concern over breast implants made and distributed by the French company Poly Implant Prosthése (PIP) from 2001 until production was...
Friday, 27 January 2012

The importance of nutrition and hydration highlighted with 'A Taste of Patient Safety'

On 23 January 2012 the UK’s National Patient and Safety Agency and Patient Safety First are launching a week focused on nutrition and hydration: 'A taste of...
Friday, 20 January 2012

Chief Minister presents Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital with Investors in People re-accreditation

The Chief Minister and Member for Ramsey Hon Allan Bell MHK, has presented the staff of Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital with their official certificate and...
Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Express yourself - students at the Isle of Man College learn how to help their own mental health and general well-being in a fun and fascinating way

The Department of Social Care recently held two lunch-time awareness sessions on the benefits of ‘journaling’ at the Isle of Man College. These sessions were...
Friday, 16 December 2011

Isle of Man bans so called 'legal high' MDAI

Tynwald yesterday voted in favour of the Department of Health’s Order under The Misuse of Drugs Act 1976, to ban the ‘legal high’...
Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Agreement reached with Health and Social Care staff over pay for 2010/11

The Department of Health and the Department of Social Care have reached agreement on the pay negotiations with Health and Social Care staff in the MPTC (Manx...
Friday, 2 December 2011

Historic day for Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital as new 1.1m ward and learning suite are officially opened

It’s been an historic day for Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital, with the official opening of its new £1.1m state of the art Martin Ward and the hospital’s...
Wednesday, 30 November 2011

'Key' moment for Jurby and the North as new Health and Community Centre is handed over to Department of Health

The Department of Health is pleased to announce that it has today received the keys for Jurby’s new Health and Community Centre from the main contractor...
Sunday, 20 November 2011
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