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Hospital appointment scheduling to change to reduce DNA

Clinic dates to be set six weeks in advance

Hospital appointments will be booked six weeks in advance to try and reduce the number of people who don't turn up.

Manx Care says there is an issue with patients who do not attend – or DNA.

It's blamed the fact clinics are booked too far in advance with appointments made, in some cases, for 12 months in the future.

Director of operations Oliver Radford says the Island will start following the UK model:

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