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Rob Callister, MHK
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Rob Callister, MHK

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Callister: Sacking ‘seriously affected’ my mental health

Rob Callister with manx FlagFormer health minister opens up about sacking publicly for the first time

The Island’s former health minister has opened up publicly about his dismissal for the first time, since he was sacked on 10 November.

Rob Callister says he was asked to sign a ‘scripted resignation letter’ but after conferring with friends and family, he decided to force the chief minister to remove him from the Council of Ministers.

The Onchan MHK continues to say he still doesn’t understand why he was removed from the role as he’d […]

15 December 2022|

Manx Care attempting to address ‘incredibly difficult situation’

Rob Callister at Manx RadioFormer Health Minister Rob Callister believes Manx Care is attempting to address an ‘incredibly difficult situation’.The Onchan MHK – who was sacked from the ministerial role in November – thinks the health body should be allowed time to improve issues highlighted in a Care Quality Commission inspection.

The subsequent report found a ‘toxic’ work environment with a culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘blame’.

Mr Callister says issues can be solved with time:

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15 December 2022|

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