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Manx Care seeks the public’s views on shaping a ME/CFS and Long Covid service


A series of four public listening events will take place in February and March 2022 on the subjects of Myalgia Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Long Covid, with a…

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Manx Care provides update on restoration and recovery plans


Manx Care is making progress with its plans to reduce its waiting lists across a number of clinical specialisms. 

By the end of February, it will have cleared its Endoscopy…

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Manx Care face mask policy continues


In line with Isle of Man Government’s policy changes to move to Level One of the COVID-19 Winter Framework in relation to Covid regulations, Manx Care is requesting that visitors…

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Change in face covering rules as threat from Omicron eases


Additional measures put in place last month to reduce the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 will end tomorrow.

It follows a significant reduction in the number of coronavirus…

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Parents invited to register their child for COVID-19 vaccine


Parents and guardians of clinically vulnerable children aged 5 – 11 are now able to register their child for the vaccine.

Last month, following advice from the UK’s Joint Commission…

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Face-to-face outpatient appointments to resume next week


Face-to-face outpatient appointments will begin again on Monday (17 January) at Noble’s Hospital and Ramsey District Cottage Hospital following a temporary switch to virtual appointments as a result of the…

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Further £3.4million COVID support for businesses


The Economic Recovery Group has announced the availability of a further £3.4million committed to support local businesses in response to continuing pressures around COVID-19.

This is in addition to financial…

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Change to COVID-19 testing for international arrivals


From 00:01 on Tuesday 11 January 2022 any arriving international travellers, who are fully vaccinated and eligible for entry to the Isle of Man, will no longer have to…

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Manx Isolation Payment to provide more financial support to more people


A new £300 Manx Isolation Payment will come into effect on Monday 10 January for those who test positive for COVID-19 and are unable to work.

The lump-sum will replace…

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Visiting to resume at Isle of Man Prison on basis of negative LFD result


Visiting will resume at Isle of Man Prison from tomorrow (Saturday 8 January) on a strictly controlled basis.

Anyone wishing to visit a prisoner must take an LFD test on…

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Flexible staff approach


Manx Care is reassuring the public that, despite high figures of Covid on the Island, thanks to the flexibility and adaptability of their dedicated workforce, staffing of their essential services…

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Vaccinations continue apace in 2022


Island residents are being urged to come forward for the COVID-19 jabs they’re eligible for – and start 2022 with the best protection from serious illness caused by the virus.…

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Manx Care services update


Manx Care would like to reassure the public that outpatient appointments for those who have been referred to the hospital as a suspected cancer case will continue, as will those…

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Manx Care maternity services


Manx Care would like to reassure expectant mothers that, while there are changes to visiting policies and clinics/services across many healthcare settings, all ante and postnatal services are continuing with…

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Schools to continue with proportionate protective measures in the New Year


Students will be welcomed back to classrooms across the Island on Tuesday 4 January 2022 for face-to-face teaching to continue.

All educational settings will continue to have proportionate mitigations in…

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Visiting restricted across Manx Care settings


Due to the current level of community spread of Covid-19 within the Isle of Man, and subsequent limits on available staff due to Covid-19 absence, Manx Care is making some…

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Vaccine extended to further age groups


Young children aged 5 – 11 at higher risk of COVID-19 will now be offered two doses of Pfizer BioNTech’s Comirnaty vaccine.

The decision follows the latest advice from the…

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COVID-19 control measures help ensure safe Christmas at prison


Measures to manage an outbreak of COVID-19 at the prison have proved a success, with prisoners on all wings now able to enjoy a more normal regime over the Christmas…

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Islander’s urged to take personal responsibility in managing COVID with new self-testing measures


Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK last night announced changes to the Island’s response to COVID, including a move towards maximising the self-management of testing across the community. 

New evidence shows…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 20 December 2021


Good evening.

You will all be aware by now of the rapid spread of COVID infections across the United Kingdom and further afield caused by the recently identified Omicron variant.…

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