On Air Manx Radio Breakfast Ben Hartley & Sian Cowper | 7:30am - 9:30am

Healthcare

Healthcare:

  • £16.68m has been allocated in relation to new services and growth funding to Manx Care, including developing the 111 service and supporting in the areas of long COVID/ME, palliative care and the air ambulance service
  • An extra £7m has been to support the ongoing implementation of recommendations from the Sir Jonathan Michael report
  • Health and Care funding gap to be met with £8.2m from the NI investment income for 2022/23

The Health and Social Care Minister, Lawrie Hooper, has been explaining in more detail how some of the money will be spent: