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Hooper: 'Not sure' how long Manx Care staffing pressure can be sustained

Rising Covid-19 cases causing disruption in health settings

It's unclear how long staffing pressure at Noble's Hospital – caused by rising Covid-19 cases – can be sustained.

That's the admission from the health and social care minister.

Manx Care has reverted to telephone appointments across a number of specialities.

Lawrie Hooper says it's a constant battle as Omicron forces staff into isolation:

Manx Radio has asked for a breakdown of the Manx Care services affected but the information has not been provided.

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