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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

Manx Care confirms waiting list reduction plans across a further seven clinical specialisms

Manx Care is able to confirm details of how it will begin to reduce waiting lists across a further seven clinical specialisms, following the recent confirmation...
Monday, 21 February 2022

Reminder of visiting policy for Children’s Ward and NICU

Manx Care is encouraging people to familiarise themselves with the latest hospitals visiting policy ahead of the school half term next week, particularly the...
Friday, 18 February 2022

De-escalation of Covid Ward arrangements at Noble’s Hospital

Manx Care is pleased to announce that they have moved from level two to one in Noble’s Hospital. This move sees the closure of the dedicated Covid ward (Ward...
Thursday, 10 February 2022

Manx Care is set to continue the wearing of mandatory face masks in all of their settings

The requirement for people to wear face masks in health and social care settings operated by Manx Care – unless they are medically exempt – will continue for...
Friday, 4 February 2022

Manx Care announces plans to reduce its Ophthalmology waiting list

Manx Care has announced its plan to reduce its waiting list for Cataract assessment and treatment on-Island.  The organisation is working with a specialist...
Friday, 4 February 2022

Government sets out plan for endemic approach to COVID-19

The Government has set out its plan to treat COVID-19 as an endemic disease similar to other illnesses such as flu and norovirus, with a target date of 31 March...
Thursday, 3 February 2022
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