Chief wants health service overhaul

Quayle insists change needed at top

The chief minister says a review of the Island's health service, particularly spending within it, is urgently needed.

There's set to be a debate, and a call for a review, at the January sitting of Tynwald next week (16 January).

At the same sitting, there will be a request for an additional £9.5 million to cover the overspend in health - that's despite the department already having had its budget boosted by £11 million at the start of the current financial year.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle says he knows 'all too well' the financial pressures the DHSC is under year after year:

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