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Praise for healthcare system

The Health Services Consultative Committee's latest annual report has given the Island's healthcare system the thumbs-up.

Provisions for a possible flu pandemic are described as 'fantastic' and the forthcoming all Island smoking ban is also praised.

The HSCC is independent from the Department of Health and Social Security, but works with it on a consultative basis.

HSCC Chairwoman, Dr Linda Cottier (pictured), says the report's findings are very good, but there's always room for improvement:

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