If ever a situation so starkly illustrated the truth that hindsight is a wonderful thing, it’s the pandemic.
It seems apt to quote William Blake in full at what is essentially a life and death crisis: “Hindsight is a wonderful thing but foresight is better, especially when it comes to saving life, or some pain!”
With the benefit of hindsight, lessons are learnt (though often too late) and blame is apportioned. While the parallels between Exercise Cygnus and the reality of covid-19 are frequently referenced in this public health crisis, there’s a further comparison law firms should consider.
You’ll know that Exercise Cygnus refers to the simulation exercise carried out by NHS England i...
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