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Additional funding sought for Island’s health and care services


The Department of Health and Social Care will seek approval for up to £10 million in additional funding for Manx Care at the March sitting of Tynwald.

The requested funding…

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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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