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Pod provides respite for younger hospital patients

New facility set up by local charity

Teenagers and young adults with chronic and life-threatening conditions now have a new, purpose-built facility for them.

The 'Pod' is the brainchild of Bridge the Gap - the Manx charity has gifted it to Noble's Hospital, with running costs being met by the health department.

It was officially opened by Minister David Ashford on Friday afternoon.

Francis Jones is one of the senior management team at the hospital's directorate:

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