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Admin to blame for healthcare problems, says former MHK

Ex-Tynwald member calls for change following review

A former member of Tynwald believes administration is to blame for the problems in the Island's healthcare service, following the publication of Sir Jonathan Michael's report.

The year-long review warns of a £156million funding gap, and makes 26 recommendations to improve the service.

Dominic Delaney served as a member of the former Department of Health and Social Security for a time during his 30-year spell as an MHK and MLC.

Speaking on Talking Heads, Mr Delaney explained the problem wasn't with front-line services:

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