Tag: Nobles Hospital

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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Scottish Widows raises £5000 for SCBU

Scottish Widows raises £5000 for SCBU

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cake bakes, karaoke and a host of other fundraising activities by Scottish Widows have raised £5000 for the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Noble’s Hospital. The sum was boosted by matched funding from Lloyds, the parent company to Scottish Widows. Juan Clarke, managing director of Scottish Widows, said: ‘Colleagues came up with some great […]

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Health Minister highlights position on providing average costs for procedures

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following a recent call for the Department of Health to be able to provide the average cost for each type of procedure undertaken at Noble’s Hospital, the Minister for Health, David Anderson MHK has outlined why the Isle of Man has not followed the same model as in England and why these costs are currently […]

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Department of Health’s Top Team Award 2013 goes to…

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a fiercely contested Department of Health Top Team Award Final event held at Keyll Darree, the community outpatient ‘Physiotherapy Self-Referral Scheme’ by the Noble’s Hospital’s Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Department, has been crowned as the Department’s Top Team. The team presented with professionalism and confidence explaining to the audience and independent panel of judges that the […]

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Island first for complex joint surgery thanks to Healthcare Trust support

Island first for complex joint surgery thanks to Healthcare Trust support

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 80 Isle of Man residents have benefitted from the arrival of specialist surgical equipment at Noble’s Hospital, provided by the Henry Bloom Noble Healthcare Trust. Previously, patients awaiting certain types of joint surgery, especially complex hip and knee operations, would have been transferred to the UK for treatment. Following an approach from Consultant […]

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Plans for new Neonatal Unit to move a step closer

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Plans for a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Noble’s Hospital will move a step closer this month when Tynwald Members will be asked to vote funds not exceeding £3,520,000 for the extension to the hospital. The new unit is necessary in order to continue to provide safe, high quality and effective care and facilities […]

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Free recital by renowned pianist Jamie Bergin as part of Noble’s Hospital’s Healing Arts Programme

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday 5 October, the Noble’s Hospital Healing Arts Programme in conjunction with the Isle of Man Arts Council, invite you to a free piano recital by the award winning pianist Jamie Bergin, at 14:00hrs at the Thie Bee Coffee Shop situated in the foyer of Noble’s Hospital. This free piano recital will be performed […]

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Department of Health updates Tynwald Members on patient safety work at Noble’s Hospital

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Senior staff from Noble’s Hospital have today briefed Tynwald Members on the patient safety systems at the hospital. The presentation, which gave an overview of existing systems as well as the current agenda, is designed to show the significant work Noble’s Hospital has undertaken since the publication of its first Patient Safety strategy in 2002. […]

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ICSA – Dinner will help raise funds for dedicated breast care unit

ICSA – Dinner will help raise funds for dedicated breast care unit

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

ICSA Isle of Man has chosen the new dedicated breast care unit at Noble’s Hospital as its nominated charity for fundraising at this month’s Annual Dinner & Prize-giving. The sold-out event, on Friday 20 September at the Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club, Santon, is sponsored by RBS International, and will welcome Germaine Greer as […]

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No UK-style concerns with food at Noble’s Hospital

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The UK has seen recent media coverage following claims by the Campaign for Better Hospital Food in the UK that some hospitals are ‘hiding’ dissatisfaction with food, leading to renewed public interest in the quality of hospital meals. Food quality isn’t however something patients being treated at Noble’s Hospital need to worry about says Derek […]

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