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Plan to replace 'dilapidated' nurses' home approved

Mon, 01 Aug 2016


Permission has been granted to spend more than £2 million on new accommodation for medical staff on the Isle of Man. 
 
Last month Tynwald voted in favour of the Department of Health and Social Care's plan for a 48 bed facility at Noble's Hospital. 
 
It will replace the old Nurses' Home on Westmoreland Road in Douglas which has been described as 'dilapidated' - it was built 66 years ago and has no en-suite facilities. 
 
Minister Howard Quayle says the department is planning to offset the cost.
 
West Douglas MHK Chris Thomas says he thinks plans have been in place for the area for some time:

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