Onchan member seeking statement from Health Minister

An MHK says Manx patients need clarity about plans to use the Steam Packet Company and easyJet for patient transfers.

The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed plans to use the two operators in addition to Flybe for those with medical appointments in the UK.

Onchan member Rob Callister is asking for a statement from Health Minister David Ashford at next week’s sitting of the House of Keys.

He believes those affected by the changes need to know exactly how they’ll be impacted: Audio file on Manx Radio