Question to the DHSC Minister – 16th April 2019

2019-05-15T16:31:46+01:0015 May 2019|

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Minister for Health and Social Care:

Who has overall responsibility and the duty of care for patients being transferred off Island for treatment; who is liable for the standards of care off Island; how these standards are set and by whom; whether […]

MHK to query patient transfer support

2022-08-12T14:49:00+01:0013 April 2019|

Will the department of Health and Social Care increase the amount given to patients travelling to the UK for treatment?

That’s the question on the lips of Onchan MHK Rob Callister, who’ll raise the issue in the House of Keys next week.

He’ll ask the Health and Social Care Minister what plans […]

Patient transfer service under review

2022-08-12T14:49:15+01:0010 April 2019|

The service provided by the patient transfer team is being reviewed by health chiefs.

The team arranges transfer for patients who need to travel to the UK for treatment.

Lawrie Hooper (LibVannin, Ramsey) praised the job done by those on the team but, in the House of Keys last week, he […]

MHK wants DHSC duty of care during patient transfers

2022-08-12T14:49:08+01:004 April 2019|

Current system under review

An MHK says the Department of Health and Social Care has a duty of care to patients travelling to the UK for appointments.

Rob Callister raised concerns about the DHSC using the Steam Packet Company for patient transfers at this week’s sitting of the House of Keys.

Health and […]

MHK seeks assurances over patient transfer costs

2022-08-12T14:49:48+01:002 April 2019|

Manx Radio InterviewCallister concerned using sailings could lead to more overnight stays

An MHK fears using the Steam Packet Company for patient transfers could lead to increased costs.

The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed it would use the Government-owned ferry operator […]

MHK wants patient transfer clarity

2022-08-12T14:49:57+01:0031 March 2019|

Onchan member seeking statement from Health Minister

An MHK says Manx patients need clarity about plans to use the Steam Packet Company and easyJet for patient transfers.

The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed plans to use the two operators in addition to Flybe for those with medical appointments in […]

Minister to be quizzed on patient transfers

2022-08-12T14:50:03+01:0030 March 2019|

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will bring up the subject of patient transfers in the next House of Keys sitting.

He’ll ask Health and Social Care Minister, David Ashford MHK, if he will make a statement regarding future patient transfer services using EasyJet and the Steam Packet Company.

It’s one of six queries […]

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