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Island needs to be 'more attractive' for health workers

LibVan chair discusses hospital pressures

Government needs to consider more incentives to attract health and care workers to live and work on the Isle of Man.

That's from the chair of the Liberal Vannin party of which Health Minister Lawrie Hooper is leader.

Pressures on Noble's Hospital this month meant people were told to keep away from the emergency department unless they needed urgent treatment.

They have now subsided.

Paul Weatherall says the UK is under similar pressure but more people are being trained up there to help ease the situation:

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