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Scotland's chief medical officer admits she ‘didn't follow the advice I am giving to others' as she announces plans to remain in post

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Scotland's chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood has admitted she did not follow the advice she is giving to others after being pictured visiting her second home in Fife.
She was speaking at a briefing after being photographed outside her second property in Earlsferry near Fife on Saturday.
She said: “I did not follow the advice I am giving to others. I'm truly sorry for that.
“I've seen a lot of the comments from members of the public on twitter today. People calling me a hypocrite. People telling me about the hardships they have endured while following my guidance.”
She said “people...
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Video: Scotland's chief medical officer says she is ‘truly sorry' after visiting second home

1 month ago   |   By Evening Telegraph

Scottish chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood has said she is "truly sorry" for not adhering to coronavirus guidelines by visiting her second home.
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VIDEO: Nicola Sturgeon says she needs Dr Catherine Calderwood to stay on - as it emerges CMO paid TWO visits to Fife holiday home

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

Nicola Sturgeon has said she needs the chief medical officer to continue to do her job in supporting Scotland's response to the coronavirus crisis.
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Scotland's chief medical officer “truly sorry” for Fife visit amid calls for her to resign

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer has said she is "truly sorry" for flouting her own guidance on coronavirus after being pictured visiting her holiday home in Fife.
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Scotland's chief medic apologises after flouting rules by going to second home

Scotland's chief medic apologises after flouting rules by going to second home

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Dr Catherine Calderwood said her reasons for visiting the house were 'not legitimate' and she is 'truly sorry for not following advice she gave to others'. She said she will continue doing her job
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Scotland's chief medical officer ‘truly sorry' for Fife visit amid calls for her to resign

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer has said she is “truly sorry” for flouting her own guidance on coronavirus after being pictured visiting her holiday home in Fife.
Amid growing calls for her to step down, Dr Catherine Calderwood released a statement saying she wished to “apologise unreservedly” for what happened on Saturday, but said she wanted now to focus on the job.
“While there are reasons for what I did, they do not justify it and they were not legitimate reasons to be out of my home,” she said.
“While I and my family followed the guidance on social distancing at all times, I...
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