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'Serious' GP shortage on horizon

Medical Society concerned over numbers

There are ongoing issues with GP numbers in the Isle of Man, and there could be real problems in the next few years if more can't be recruited.

That from Dr John Snelling, who is on the GP committee of the Isle of Man Medical Society.

He has been speaking to Manx Radio ahead of a visit to the Island by the chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners tomorrow.

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard is due to meet with local GPs at their quarterly gathering, to discuss the issues currently facing them.

Dr Snelling says there is one area of real concern:

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