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Bowel surgery inquiry at Noble's Hospital in Isle of Man

23 November 2012 Last updated at 17:22 GMT

Bowel surgery has been temporarily stopped at a hospital in the Isle of Man after a rise in the number of surgical complications.

Procedures in the elective colorectal department at Noble's Hospital will undergo an external review.

Patients currently waiting for treatment will be referred to a hospital in the United Kingdom.

Medical director Stephen Upsdell said the hospital had a responsibility to ensure the highest quality of care.