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Colour, music, dignity and joy for successful students

The Department of Health has celebrated its annual Award Ceremony in the dignified surroundings of Kirk Braddan. The ceremonial day saw 2 sessions covering...
Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Social Care Minister stands by engagement of ATOS Healthcare

In July this year the Department embarked upon a 6-month trial of a new process for assessing a person’s capability for work, in relation to entitlement to...
Friday, 30 November 2012

Less than two weeks remain for public to give views on smokefree legislation

Those wishing to submit comment on the Department of Health’s smokefree legislation public consultation have less than two weeks to make their submissions. The...
Tuesday, 27 November 2012

School's support for St John Ambulance

A crucial Island service today received a donation from schoolchildren in recognition of the part it plays in helping to keep them safe.
Monday, 19 November 2012

Island's acute mental health inpatient service judged 'excellent' in accreditation by Royal College

The Department of Health's acute inpatient mental health service based at Grianagh Court on the Noble's Hospital estate has been re-accredited by the Royal...
Friday, 9 November 2012

Progress being made on waiting times - but long term challenges remain

The Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK has announced that progress is being made in addressing waiting times, but that significant long term challenges...
Tuesday, 6 November 2012

New charity for those with memory problems celebrates launch

Manx Decaf has used one of its regular monthly Dementia Cafes to celebrate becoming a registered charity, with a formal launch at the Palace Hotel on Friday, 26...
Monday, 5 November 2012

Manx Decaf becomes registered charity

Manx Decaf - monthly cafes where those who have dementia or memory problems, their relatives and carers can meet to socialise and receive support - has achieved...
Friday, 19 October 2012

School meals grow in popularity as they pass the pupil taste test

With a new winter menu being launched after half term, the School Meals Service is emphasising it offers primary school pupils a tasty and nutritional midday...
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Island's Memory Service receives Royal College accreditation

The Department of Health is delighted to announce that the Older Persons Mental Health Service has received renewed accreditation with the Memory Services...
Thursday, 11 October 2012
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