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Still 'significant numbers' on waiting lists says Manx Care

External companies helping to tackle backlogs

External agencies are helping Manx Care respond to operation waiting lists 'more quickly'.

That's according to the chief executive who says elective surgery is resuming after a brief pause for TT.

Manx Care is using Synaptik to carry out cataract surgeries and Medefer to provide virtual consultations over a number of specialties.

Teresa Cope says hip and knee replacements are a key focus between now and August:

In the House of Keys yesterday (14 June) Health Minister Lawrie Hooper responded to concerns that people were having to wait too long for hip replacements:

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