Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Norovirus sufferers urged to stay away from hospital

Fri, 21 Dec 2012

The Norovirus causes sickness
The Norovirus causes sickness

People experiencing the symptoms of the Norovirus have been urged to stay at home.

Noble’s Hospital says over the last few days several patients have turned up at A and E with sickness and diarrhoea.

In most of these cases the people did not need to be seen by hospital staff.

The Public Health Directorate says the Norovirus is highly infectious and has caused major outbreaks in other hospitals which have led to ward closures.

Therefore anyone who believes they need medical attention should contact their GP or the MEDS service over the phone.


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed