132 medical vacancies available at end of October
A UK-wide shortage of podiatrists has impacted the Island's ability to recruit staff.
That's according to Health Minister David Ashford, who was asked about the issue by a caller on Manx Radio's Mannin Line programme.
The latest unemployment figures from the Isle of Man Government show the medical sector has the second-highest number of vacant posts on the Island, with 132 roles available at the end of October.
Mr Ashford insists it's not just a problem for the Island: