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Virtual clinics considered to tackle waiting list backlog

Health minister says it's 'crucial' problem is tackled

Outpatient clinics could be run virtually in an effort to clear hospital waiting lists.

Manx Care, and the Department of Health and Social Care, is working to clear appointment backlog caused in part by Covid-19.

Minister David Ashford says it's 'crucial' something is done:

Yesterday he was joined virtually at the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee by interim chief executive Kathryn Magson.

She says a number of 'in house' initiatives are being looked at:

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