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Robertshaw: Care home tragedy was avoidable

Former MHK says medical director should have been heard

Care home residents who died from Covid-19 may have been saved if the advice of the Isle of Man's most senior doctor had been actioned.

That's the opinion of former MHK, and Tynwald committee member, Chris Roberthsaw.

Dr Rosalind Ranson advised government to shut the borders 11 days before they did saying 'the virus won't wait'.

You can find her evidence to the Public Accounts Committee, and government's response, HERE.

Mr Robertshaw says if she'd been listened to things could have been different:

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