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'New technology won't replace nurses'

Minister for Health and Social Care, David Ashford MHK

Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital install EarlySense

Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital is at the forefront of medical advancement in the British Isles with the launch of new technology.

EarlySense consists of machinery that monitors patients' movements as they lie in bed in hospital.

Introduced in Ramsey on Friday (12 April), it aims to provide nurses with more information on patients, allowing them to work faster and more efficiently.

It was funded by League of Friends of Ramsey Cottage Hospital, who raised more than quarter of a million pounds over several years.

Health Minister David Ashford denies it's replacing nurses:

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