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Walkers stepping out to help save lives

Walkers stepping out to help save lives

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Right now 14 patients in the Isle of Man are waiting for organ transplants. The more people who register to be donors, the greater the chances there are for these patients to live longer and more fulfilling lives. To promote awareness of this issue members of the Organ Donation Committee at Noble’s Hospital will be […]

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Construction of new Medical Clinical Skills Centre begins

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Construction work to build a modern, purpose-built state-of-the-art Medical Clinical Skills Centre to promote excellence in medical training at Noble’s Hospital has begun. The recently established Medical Clinical Skills Charitable Trust has raised funds to enable this project to become a reality. The Centre will allow regular continuous timetabled medical training for all doctors on […]

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Nutrition and Hydration Week raises awareness of malnutrition

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Noble’s Hospital is taking part in Nutrition and Hydration Week this week, with the Dietetics Service leading the campaign to raise awareness of the risks of malnutrition and dehydration, and promote good practices that can help reduce these risks across hospital and community settings. Nutrition and Hydration Week is a global campaign in partnership with […]

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Public thanked for helping to reduce Noble’s Hospital DNA rates

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following on from the recent announcement of progress on Waiting Time Management at Noble’s Hospital, the Department of Health is thanking the public, after a fall in the rate of missed appointment slots for consultant led outpatient clinics at Noble’s Hospital. Missed appointment slots, often referred to as ‘Did Not Attends’ or ‘DNAs’, result in […]

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New Patient Safety and Quality Manager appointed at Noble’s Hospital

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the development of Patient Safety Work Streams across Noble’s Hospital, a new Patient Safety and Quality Manager has been appointed. Sue Waddecar heads up the dedicated Patient Safety and Quality Team at Noble’s Hospital which looks at all types of care and treatment processes with the aim of keeping patients safe. The World Health […]

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Could you be a volunteer Dining Companion?

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nobles’ Hospital is looking to further increase the number of volunteer Dining Companions who offer help and companionship to patients during meal times. The Department of Health has, since 2010, established a wide range of volunteer services providing a valuable extra element of support for patients, relatives and visitors, with Noble’s Hospital now having over […]

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Local Ophthalmic Nurse speaks at Ophthalmology Nursing Conference in Oman

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Filipina Doherty (Pin) an Ophthalmology Nurse at Noble’s Hospital recently represented the Isle of Man and the Department of Health on a self-funded trip, as an invited speaker at the second annual 2-day Ophthalmology Nursing Conference in the Sultanate of Oman at the end of last year. Pin was delighted to take up the invitation […]

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Neurology Nurse receives Extra Mile Award

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association recently awarded Heidi Morris, Noble’s Hospital’s Neurology Nurse Specialist, their coveted Extra Mile Award. The Extra Mile Award was created by the MND Association six years ago to recognise the exceptional support from Health and Social Care Professionals who have gone that extra mile to doing everything they can […]

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Short-term changes to surgical admission arrangements at Noble’s Hospital

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health wishes to advise that in order to ensure that the number of beds available at Noble’s Hospital to accommodate acute emergencies is maintained, some short term changes are required. The Department has determined that to ensure emergency admissions are managed effectively, and to provide safe care to patients, some surgical beds […]

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Head and Neck Cancer support group launched – ‘The Manx Swallows’

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Noble’s Hospital’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department recently launched a patient-led support group bringing together head and neck cancer patients in the Isle of Man to share best practices and personal experiences. The side effects of the conditions and the treatment such as difficulties associated with swallowing, eating, drinking and speech are what prompted […]

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