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Island in 'crisis' due to nursing home shortage says MHK

Mon, 30 May 2016

Proposals to alleviate problems being caused by a nursing home shortage on the Isle of Man are "forthcoming".

That's according to the Department of Health and Social Care which has responded to an accusation from an Onchan MHK that the Island is in "crisis".

It's believed nine new care homes are needed - in the House of Keys last week Peter Karran quizzed the Minister about the effect of closing down Glenside in Douglas in 2013.

He says he thinks people should be held to account for the decision:


  • Peter Karran MHK

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