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MHK volunteers temporary return to nursing role

Clare Barber is a former intensive care nurse

An MHK, who is a former nurse, has offered to go back to work on the 'front line' of the Island's health service where she can, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Clare Barber, who was elected into the House of Keys for Douglas East in 2016, previously worked in a range of roles in the Island's health service including in intensive care.

A Facebook group has been set up for the Island's front line staff, offering support during COVID-19.

A number of existing staff are doing extra hours, part-time employees are working closer to full-time and even retired workers are returning to work.

Dollin Mercer put it to Mrs Barber that it'll be "all hands on deck" for the foreseeable future:

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