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Ward 20 closed until spring 2016

Health chief says services under constant review

Health and Social Care Minister Howard Quayle says Ward 20 at Noble's Hospital will remain closed until at least spring next year.


This morning in Tynwald he was asked to give a statement about the closure by South Douglas MHK Kate Beecroft.


The ward shut in July, and the decision reviewed in October - but Mrs Beecroft claimed people were being discharged from hospital without enough rehabilitation, which the ward provided.


Mr Quayle said services at the hospital are under constant review:

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