Manx Radio InterviewCallister concerned using sailings could lead to more overnight stays

An MHK fears using the Steam Packet Company for patient transfers could lead to increased costs.

The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed it would use the Government-owned ferry operator along with easyJet for those travelling to the UK for a medical appointment, along with current transfer provider Flybe.

Onchan member Rob Callister is concerned using sailings would mean more patients have to stay off Island overnight because of the increased journey time.

He believes this would make the process more expensive.

Source: Manx Radio (Video Interview)