The Independent Isle of Man Covid Review
The Independent Isle of Man Covid Review report has now been published, January 2024.
An Introduction from Kate Brunner KC, Chair of the Review
Kate Brunner KC | Review Chair
The Independent Isle of Man Covid Review report sets out my findings of strength and weakness in the Island’s pandemic response, and makes practical recommendations in a wide range of areas. Those recommendations seek to support this Government to improve the Island’s resilience so that it is stronger going into another pandemic, as well as assisting future governments to respond robustly to any prolonged emergency.
How to use the Report
The Full Report
The full report is divided into parts, and each part has a number of chapters. The report has been designed so that chapters stand alone; it is not a sequential report which requires any one part to be read before any other part.
Each part of the report can be accessed separately and contains in-depth findings on each area.
A guide to navigation of the report is in the 'Introduction' part.
All readers are encouraged to look at the Review’s recommendations. The recommendations can be found in individual chapters, or view them together in the ‘Complete Recommendations’ part.
The Concise Report
The concise report gives an overview, and tells readers the headline findings of the Review in each area, as well as the recommendations. Any reader of the concise report who wishes to understand more about particular findings or recommendations is advised to read the relevant chapter in the full report.
Isle of Man Independent Covid Review Report Downloads
The Isle of Man Independent Covid Review - Full Report
Download the full Independent Isle of Man Covid Review report, consisting of the full report, the concise report and interview evidence.
The full report runs to over 3.5k pages (234MB), it may be preferable to download individual parts.
The Report in Parts
The Review’s Terms of Reference, method and a guide to accessibility and navigation of the report.
Part One: Overview
A summary of the Island’s response and outcomes, the public efforts and background information about the Island.
Part Two: Emergency Planning
The emergency plans which were in place and the extent to which they were useful.
Part Three: The Pandemic Government
The Pandemic Government
The structures and processes which Government adopted, and how the strategy was set.
Part Four: Pandemic Decision-Making
Detailed analysis of who was advising, who was creating policy options, who was making decisions, and how information was conveyed to the Council of Ministers.
Part Five: Topics
17 topic chapters which set out a summary of what happened, the Review’s findings and relevant recommendations.
Part Six: Complete Recommendations
The Review’s recommendations, covering all areas of the report.
Transcripts and written evidence from individuals interviewed by the Review.