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Covid jab for patient transfers to be reviewed in January

Those heading to UK appointments not currently being offered vaccine

The decision not to offer coronavirus vaccines to those heading off Island for medical treatment will be reviewed next month.

Health Minister David Ashford says the Pfizer Biontech jab initially won't be given to patients attending appointments in the UK.

Those aged over 80, the Island's 1,100 care home residents and health staff will be the first to receive the vaccination on the Isle of Man.

Mr Ashford says changes will be considered in the New Year:

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