Just over 1,400 missed GP appointments in November 

Monday, December 26th, 2022 12:04pm

Ramsey had the highest figure at 336

One thousand four hundred and nineteen patients did not attend their GP appointments for the month of November. 

Manx Care says the total of missed examinations is equivalent to more than two full time GP’s worth of time in a month. 

Did not attend figures for the Island for the month showed Ramsey had the highest figure at 336, followed by Kensington with 137 and Hailwood and Laxey/Onchan at 135. 

The surgery in Castletown suffered the least DNA’s at 59.

Earlier this month, Health Minister Lawrie Hooper revealed missed appointments for the first six months of the year amounted to 7,222

Manx Care is urging people, who cannot attend check ups, to cancel so it can be offered to someone else.

Information on how to cancel can be found here.

Manx Radio: Isle of Man News