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Spring booster vaccine campaign to begin on Island

The Spring booster campaign recently advised by the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will commence on Island on 28 March, with...
Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Manx Care widens its healthcare measures as a result of increased numbers of Covid in the community

Manx Care announces a range of measures as a result of increased Covid numbers within the community which is impacting its workforce and operational delivery....
Thursday, 17 March 2022

Think carefully about bringing visitors to outpatient appointments

Manx Care is encouraging patients to think carefully about whether they bring someone with them to outpatient appointments, preferring patients to attend alone...
Monday, 14 March 2022

Helicopter emergency medical and transfer service trial begins

A six-month trial of the Isle of Man’s enhanced emergency air bridge is now underway. The new Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aims to take...
Monday, 14 March 2022

Manx Care reintroduces mask-wearing and social distancing

Manx Care is reintroducing social distancing and the mask-wearing with immediate effect. Manx Care is increasing its preventative measures to ensure that...
Thursday, 10 March 2022

Tree limbing at Noble’s Hospital

Tree limbing activity is to take place next week at Noble’s Hospital. The work will be in operation on the grounds of Noble’s Hospital on Tuesday 15 March 2022...
Thursday, 10 March 2022

GPs to attend an Education Session on Thursday 17 March 2022: routine appointments unavailable

Routine GP appointments will not be available from 1pm – 6pm on the afternoon of Thursday 17 March 2022 as GPs attend their latest education session. Anyone...
Tuesday, 8 March 2022

Manx Care continues to seek the public’s views on shaping a ME/CFS and Long Covid service – March Listening events

Manx Care held two listening events in February 2022 on the subjects of Myalgia Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Long Covid, with a...
Monday, 7 March 2022

Manx Care becomes amongst the first in the world to go pager-free

Staff at Noble’s Hospital have introduced a first-of-type smartphone-based emergency alert system that eliminates the need for pagers and improves response...
Monday, 28 February 2022

Parents of 5 – 11 year olds invited to register their child for COVID-19 vaccine

Parents of young children aged 5 – 11 are invited to come forward and register their child for the COVID-19 vaccination to allow the team to plan the rollout...
Tuesday, 22 February 2022
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