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Internal Assessments of What Went Wrong During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Louise McGettrick

Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

I previously made a request in 2021 that was denied due to the demands the ongoing pandemic was placing on you. I would like to resubmit that request now, especially in light of the repeated mantra from conservative politicians that "We Got The Big Calls Right" -



I understand via the media that you have conducted internal assessments of what went wrong [during the coronavirus pandemic] to improve best practice - link here: https://apple.news/AdhL4q1fKRCGztUWVfQv7_Q

I believe that such information belongs in the public domain, and I request that you make the assessments publicly accessible. This pandemic is ongoing, and isn’t some abstract event but a tragedy experienced at a community level, measured in personal bereavements and ongoing ill health. If conclusions have been drawn people deserve the ability to understand how policies or decisions might have impacted them, and to be reassured that the conclusions made are being put into practice.

Yours faithfully,

Louise McGettrick

Yours faithfully,

Louise McGettrick

Department of Health and Social Care

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