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The Department of Health and Social Security (Manx: Rheynn Slaynt as Shickyrys Y Theay) or DHSS provides healthcare (hospitals, doctors, dentistry, ambulance service), social services (mental health, social workers, and residential care), and social security (state pensions, child benefit, sickness benefit, and Jobseeker's Allowance).

The DHSS is the largest employer on the Isle of Man, with over 3000 members of staff.

The Minister for Health and Social Security is Eddie Teare MHK.

The political members of the department are:

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The department was formed by the merger of the Health Services Board and the Board of Social Security in 1986. Since 2 June 2003 the Chief Executive Officer has been David Killip, who was formerly the CEO of the IOM Government Department of Home Affairs.

Ministers for Health and Social Security

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Chairmen of the Health Services Board

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