The Hospital manager at Ramsey is retiring.
Brian Pressley has been in the Manx National Health Service for 38 years.
He began as a nursing assistant at Ballamona in 1970, qualifying as a clinical nurse teacher in 1979.
He moved into nurse management at Nobles six years later before moving to Ramsey Cottage Hospital as Day Manager in the early ninties.
He became hospital manager in Millenium Year.
Health chief executive David Killip has described it as 'a pleasure' working with Brian.