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Closure of Government Offices over the Christmas period

Fri, 15 Dec 2023

Most Government Offices will be closed on the following days over the Christmas and New Year period:

  • Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Tuesday, December 26 (Boxing Day)
  • Wednesday, December 27 (Privilege Day)
  • Monday, January 1 (New Year’s Day)

On Friday, December 22 and Friday, December 29 closing times for most public counters will be 4pm unless the usual closing time differs.


GP surgeries will close at 6pm on Friday, December 22 and will re-open at 8am on Wednesday, December 27.

They will close again at 6pm on Friday, December 29 and re-open at 8am on Tuesday, January 2.

During the closure periods, the Manx Emergency Doctor Service (MEDS) will still operate, as will the Emergency Department at Noble's Hospital which will remain open throughout Christmas and New Year.

The Minor Injuries and Illnesses Unit (MIU) at Ramsey District Cottage Hospital will be open daily between 9am and 8pm.


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