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Enrolment campaign for online Patient Access

A public enrolment campaign for Patient Access, the digital facility that allows individuals to view their own health information online, is set to start...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Change to guidelines on weekly alcohol consumption

Changes to advice in the UK – as well as in other European countries – on the safe level of alcohol adults can consume in a week is being adopted in the Isle of...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Sporty youngsters on Sure-sponsored scheme help others to stay healthy

Young volunteer sports coaches have been rewarded for helping children to be fit and healthy. Each year, 16 to 19-year-olds take part in the Sure Sports...
Wednesday, 18 January 2017

School’s ‘Health Week’ could be springboard for future events

A ‘Health Week’ at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School is being seen as a potential testbed for similar future events to help the Island’s children learn...
Monday, 16 January 2017

DHSC seeks Tynwald approval for additional funding

The Department of Health and Social Care is to seek the approval of Tynwald, at its January sitting, for additional funding of up to £11.1 million for the...
Friday, 6 January 2017

Nominations invited for 2016 Isle of Man Sports Awards

Nominations are invited for the 2016 Sport Awards, which will take place on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at the Villa Marina. The main sponsor of the event will be...
Thursday, 29 December 2016

Start your post-festive fitness regime at the NSC

As people start new fitness regimes for the new year, the National Sports Centre (NSC) is issuing a reminder about the facilities and programmes it...
Thursday, 29 December 2016

MDAI remains a banned substance

The so called ‘legal high’ MDAI will remain banned in the Isle of Man, but it will cease to be a ‘Class C’ controlled drug, instead becoming a banned...
Friday, 23 December 2016

Local businesses and DHSC staff help homeless this Christmas

Staff from the Department of Health and Social Care have been collecting gifts from colleagues and local businesses to support homeless people this...
Friday, 23 December 2016

Revalidation support for registered nurses and midwives who have paused their career

Registered nurses and midwives in the Isle of Man, who are not currently practising, are being offered support by the Department of Health and Social Care to...
Friday, 16 December 2016
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