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Manx health service is 'unsustainable' in current form

Funding for the Isle of Man health service is "not sustainable" in the long term, the health minister has said.

David Anderson said health costs were escalating because of increased life expectancy, higher expectations and advancements in medical services.

The government said it would consider means-testing in some areas but refused to be drawn on specific options.

  • 24 Jul 2013