Health minister quizzed over staffing numbers
The health minister says red tape is having an impact on the Island’s Covid-19 testing programme – despite an increase in staff.
In Tynwald today it was revealed that eight staff, working from 9-5, produced around 10 tests per hour.
However a 13-strong team, working 14 hour days, produced 4.6.
David Ashford said it’s due to processes which need to be followed: