Isle of Man News last updated 24 March 2017 13:44:28

Public invited to sign up for GP app

POSTED yesterday at 9:51 am

Following on from strong public demand for enrolment to Patient Access, the free digital facility that allows people to view their own health information online, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced a further date and venue in the north of the Island for the sign-up campaign. The new enrolment session will be on Saturday 25 March from 11.30am – 2.00pm at SureStrike Bowling Alley, in Ramsey.  It is in addition to the session tomorrow, 23 March, at the Sea Terminal in Douglas between 11:00 am and 1:30pm. Staff from the Government’s Family Practitioners’ team will be there to help members of the public with the few simple steps required to sign up. Once registered, users of Patient Access will be able to view, book and...

New headteacher for Laxey Primary School

POSTED yesterday at 9:41 am

Maxim Kelly has been appointed headteacher of Laxey Primary School with effect from September 2017. He will take over from Jean Jones, the school’s head since 2006, who is retiring this summer. Mr Kelly graduated from the University of Liverpool with an honours degree in education and qualified teacher status in 2003. His first substantive teaching post was at Andreas Primary School. He was appointed to the senior management team at Victoria Road Primary School in 2007, leaving to take up his first deputy headship at Braddan Primary School in 2009.  He moved to Murray’s Road Junior School as deputy headteacher in 2011 and in the following year became one of two deputy heads at both Murray’s Road and Ballaquayle Infants’ School, working...

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