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New fund raising group established

A new group has been set up with the aim of securing the future of an important medical facility in the Isle of Man.

The Friends of the Hyperbaric Chamber are looking to put it on a firmer financial footing, so it can continue to provide a service for divers and other patients.

Based at Douglas Fire Station, it is the only facility of its type on the Island, and without it people would have to travel to the Wirral or Northern Ireland for treatment.

It is still early days, but group member Michelle Haywood hopes popular support will turn into something more substantial:

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