The Isle of Man is to open its first dedicated facility for victims of sexual offences.
The centre will “protect and support” people, integrating several services under one roof, the government said.
It will mean most forensic examinations are done on-island while currently some victims are required to travel to the UK for specialist care.
The facility will open in phases from August and be fully operational by February 2022.
Work to convert the central Douglas site, which was previously a GP surgery, will begin in April and is expected to last eight […]