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Health Advice Centre

Finding information on health topics can be difficult when you wish to source health information quickly. The menus below have been created to help you to navigate more quickly to the local services providers or organisations and supporting agencies to help you further in your time of need.

For Professional information on health topics please visit the central Guidance Centre.

For you, your children, friends and family

Are you Ok? 

Health Campaign – How are you feeling?  Support and advice to help your mental health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 Pandemic 

Government response, guidance, help and advice to support society during COVID-19 Pandemic 

Domestic Violence 

How to recognise domestic abuse, advice, reporting  and l support services available

Integrated Women, Children and Families service 

Which includes the following services: Children's and Families Health visiting; School Nursing; Family Planning; Pregnancy; Maternity Unit; Neonatal Unit; Children’s Outreach Team; Children’s Outpatients; Children’s Ward

Our Island 

What’s on and things to do to help improve your mental health and wellbeing

Sexual Health 

Links to services to support your sexual health concerns. 

Travel advice and vaccines

Vaccinations  

Isle of Man Vaccination programmes for all ages and at risk groups 

Health Campaigns 

  • Are you Ok? Health Campaign – How are you feeling?  Support and advice to help your mental health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Things to do 

  • Our island – what’s on and things to do to help improve your mental health and wellbeing

Community Safety

Alcohol consumption 

Know your limits: recommended drinking levels for both men and women, advice and support services

Alcohol during pregnancy

Risks of drinking during pregnancy, support services and useful advice and risks of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) 

Alcohol and Substance Misuse during COVID-19 Pandemic

Link to Motiv8 Alcohol Advisory Service who offer confidential support and advice services to people struggling with alcohol, those trying to reduce consumption, families, employers and young people. 

Drugs and substance misuse

Advice and confidential support service 

Drug and Alcohol Team

Gambling 

Problem gambling, advice and confidential support services  

Smoking 

Ways in which you can quit smoking 

Domestic Violence 

How to recognise domestic abuse, advice, reporting  and l support services available 

Safeguarding 

Safeguarding concerns in either children or adults 

Cyber Security 

How to report cybercrime, tips and useful advice on how to stay safe online. 

Computer Knowledge base 

Password Secuirty, Back to School Cyber Safety, Phishing basics advice

Health Guidance

Public Health 

To protect and improve the health and wellbeing of the residents of the Isle of Man and to reduce health inequalities through strong partnerships with individuals, communities and key public, private and voluntary organisations. 

COVID-19 Pandemic 

Government response, guidance, help and advice to support society during COVID-19 Pandemic

Communicable Diseases

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Blood Borne Viruses

Food poisoning

Handwashing

MRSA

Sepsis

Tuberculosis

Non-Communicable Diseases

Handwashing

Cryptosporidium

Head Lice

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Diarrhoea and vomiting

Healthy body and weight management 

Breastfeeding 

Diet

Oral Health

Physical Activity

Recommended levels of activity

Sexual Health 

Environment 

Mobile phone masts & 5G

Health Programmes

Screening Programmes 

Cervical Screening and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Testing
(Ages 25 – 64) 

Breast Screening
(Ages 50 – 70 years, self-referral option available for those aged over 70 years) 

Bowel Screening
(Ages 60 – 74 years, self-referral option available for those aged over 75 years)

School Vaccination Programmes

Primary Schools
Childhood Flu Vaccination Programme (Reception to Year 10) 

Secondary Schools
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination Programme (Year 8 boys and girls) 

Supervised Toothbrushing Programme

Smile of Mann is a supervised tooth brushing programme available to all nurseries on the Isle of Man. 

Isle of Man Vaccination Programme

Vaccinations (birth, childhood, adolescents, pregnancy adults and at risk groups) Isle of Man Vaccination programmes for all ages and at risk groups

Health Service Providers

Community Pharmacies 

Location, address and contact information 

Pharmacy Rotas and Openings Hours 

Dentists 

NHS Dental lists, out of hours services, dental treatments offered 

Doctors 

How to register with a local GP Practice, links to address and contact information of practices island-wide. 

The Manx Emergency Doctor Service (MEDS)  operates when your GP surgery is closed. 

Hospitals and emergency treatment 

Mental Health and wellbeing 

Sexual Health 

Short and Long term health conditions

Self Care

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