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Manx Care remind public to wear medical grade masks

Manx Care has announced that medical grade IIR fluid-resistant facemasks must be worn in all of the health and social care settings it operates across the Island, in line with new Covid-19 guidance announced by the Chief Minister last night. This includes including Noble’s Hospital, Ramsey District Cottage Hospital, Primary Care Settings including GP surgeries, […]

IoM Gov Briefing November 28 2021

Alf (wearing mask), Henrietta (on Zoom) Omicron has been all over the news, it’s causing concern 22 individuals have travelled to the island from Southern Africa, all have been contacted and tested. So far so good New variants have always been a concern. Mutations affect a lot, including the effectiveness of vaccines  We’ve always said […]

Omicron Update

The government have released the following statement regarding the on-going situation around the new Covid variant – Omicron. The 21 people identified on the Island as having travelled from countries that were yesterday added to the UK’s red list have now been contacted and testing for COVID-19 is underway. The results received so far have all been […]

Electricity Price Increase ‘Highly Likely’

Manx Utilities Chairman Rob Callister MHK has said electricity bills will have to go up, but the authority is working to keep them as low as possible. Residents have already seen a steep gas bill increase this winter and Mr Callister says the increase in wholesale prices will lead higher electricity prices going up too. […]

We’re Taking Precautions Against New Variant

Precautionary actions are underway to reduce the risk of a new COVID-19 variant being transmitted in the Isle of Man.  The designation of a new Variant under Investigation by the UK Health Security Agency has led to six African countries being added to the UK’s travel red list from midday today, with direct flights from South Africa, Botswana, […]

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