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Health and Wellbeing News

Jurby Health and Community Centre officially opened by Chief Minister

The Chief Minister, Hon Allan Bell MHK, has today officially opened Jurby Health and Community Centre, with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque. The...
Friday, 3 August 2012

Rise in Whooping Cough cases

The number of cases of whooping cough (Pertussis) has shown a marked rise in the UK; this has been reflected in Isle of Man as well. The Public Health...
Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Noble's Hospital showcases the best in Island produce

This week (16 to 19 July) is the Department of Health’s fifth annual ‘Manx Produce Week’ at Noble’s Hospital Restaurant which has been renamed Thie Bee – Manx...
Thursday, 19 July 2012

Jack Quirk Renal fund continues to support Noble's Hospital with latest donations

The Department of Health has received a number of generous donations including iPads, DVDs, DVD players and much more from the Jack Quirk Renal Care Fund. The...
Monday, 16 July 2012

Dignity and choice at the heart of the Island's first ever end of life care framework

The Department of Health has today launched the Isle of Man’s first ever End of Life Care Framework, after 18 months of a detailed research and analysis into...
Friday, 13 July 2012

No safety concerns regarding water

The Public Health Directorate has received several phone calls from members of the public regarding the safety of drinking water following the press statement...
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Department of Health launches new relaxation CD for patients

The Department of Health’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Team within the Occupational Therapy Service has released a CD of relaxation techniques for use by patients...
Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Victoria House 'Party' to raise funds for physiotherapy

The Department of Health has received a generous donation from Victoria House Nursery where staff and children raised £300 for children’s physiotherapy...
Thursday, 28 June 2012

'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
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