Welsh Conservatives today called on Labour Ministers to set out plans to turn around over two years of missed ambulance targets, as new figures show just 58.9% of ambulances responded to a life-threatening call within eight minutes last month.
Welsh Conservatives have called for urgent clarity on the Welsh government’s involvement in a major UK NHS comparison survey.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has been commissioned to research the health services in all four nations of the United Kingdom.
Welsh Conservatives today called on Labour’s First Minister to commission a new report on Wales’ funding levels, which updates current figures.
The last Independent Commission on Funding and Finance for Wales reported in 2010.
A report by an advisory body to the UK Government today warned that poorer pupils in Wales are less likely to achieve good qualifications.
Speaking as 24 hour paediatric care is withdrawn from Withybush Hospital, Paul Davies, Assembly Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire, said:
Welsh Conservatives have announced plans to give patients a greater voice in the Welsh NHS with elected health commissioners replacing a system of political patronage which allows Welsh Government Ministers to appoint decision makers onto local health boards.
Commenting on the publication of accident and emergency waiting times – which show a significant rise in the number of patients waiting longer than 12 hours and the 95 per cent four hour target missed yet again – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health, Darren Millar AM, said:
“Emergency department underperformance is now endemic in the Welsh NHS."
Ahead of a conference speech, Welsh Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies sets out his views on the devolution of policing, and the role of the First Minister...
Responding to the publication of a report into a series of hospital spot checks on elderly care in Welsh hospitals, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health, said:
Commenting on the publication of today’s labour market statistics – which show a drop in the unemployment rate in Wales – Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Business, William Graham AM, said: