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Health and Wellbeing News

'Legal High' Methoxetamine to be banned in the Isle of Man from 1 July 2012

Tynwald has voted in favour of making Methoxetamine (known as mexxy) a controlled substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1976. The move, which came during its...
Thursday, 21 June 2012

Island's youth skipping towards healthy futures

The Department of Health will hold its sixth Annual Celebration of Skipping Event on 22 June 2012 at the National Sports Centre (NSC), Douglas, from 10:00 am to...
Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Recruitment drive for dining companions at Noble's Hospital

With a diverse and demanding work load, the Department of Health is a driving force behind volunteering on the Island. Noble’s Hospital has an extensive range...
Monday, 11 June 2012

Screens ensure dignity for patients in Accident and Emergency

The Department of Health is pleased to announce that Noble's Hospital has received a significant donation from Noble’s Hospital Trustees who have purchased new...
Thursday, 7 June 2012

Community occupational therapy benefit from Manx Stroke Foundation

The Department of Health is extremely grateful for a generous donation of over £13,000 from the Manx Stroke Foundation that has enabled Community Occupational...
Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Holidaying abroad - Department of Health advise the public to "Take out a Travel Insurance policy"

As the holiday season approaches, the Department of Health wishes to remind residents of the vital importance of travel insurance including healthcare cover for...
Monday, 4 June 2012

SMP Partners present a significant donation to Noble's Hospital Neonatal Unit

The Department of Health received a significant donation from a local Trust Company, SMP Partners, when they presented a cheque for £6,366.61 to the Neonatal...
Friday, 1 June 2012

Headteacher raises double his target for local charity

A headteacher who ran the London Marathon for a cause close to his heart has raised more than double his target. Adrian Shorthouse tackled the marathon, his...
Friday, 25 May 2012

Royal College of nursing's newly developed 'Principles of nursing practice' rolled-out in the Isle of Man

The Department of Health recently supported an on-Island event at which the Royal College of Nursing’s new ‘Principles of Nursing Practice’ were rolled-out to...
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Generous donation enables the redevelopment of Andreas Ward

The Department of Health is extremely pleased to announce an exceptionally generous donation from the Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital League of Friends...
Monday, 21 May 2012
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