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Midwife shortage "not unique" to Isle of Man

Manx Care chair admits maternity services are understaffed

Manx Care says it's looking at how to address a midwife shortage on the Island. 

The healthcare body has acknowledged there are staffing issues within the maternity service. 

Manx Radio was contacted by a father who said their new baby's five-day and 10-day appointments were cancelled because there were no midwives available.

Sarah Pinch is the interim chair of Manx Care:

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