Simulation to stress-test hospital staff
How staff at Noble’s Hospital would react to a major incident will be put to the test today.
An all-day exercise is taking place at Keyll Darree training centre at Noble's Hospital.
It's been put together by Dr Gareth Davies, a London-based Manx medical professional who frequently returns to the Island to assist in motorsport events.
His career has seen him lead teams at many of London’s major incidents, from train crashes to terrorist attacks.
He has recently taken up a post at Noble’s Hospital as emergency department consultant, in addition to his other work.
Dr Davies explains what sort of incident will be simulated: