Berwick NHS review must be seriously considered in Wales

Commenting on the publication of a report into patient safety in the NHS by Professor Don Berwick, Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM, said: “It is now absolutely vital that Labour Ministers examine this report and seriously consider the implications of its findings for Wales."

Further rise in paracetamol prescriptions

Welsh Conservatives have questioned another rise in the number of paracetamol prescriptions in Wales. The number of items prescribed in 2012 stood at over 1.4 million, up almost 30 per cent on the 2006 figure of 1.1 million, and up five per cent on the 1.3 million paracetamol items prescribed in 2010.

Leader hails strong European election team

The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives has welcomed an extremely strong team of Welsh Conservative candidates ahead of next year’s European elections.

Plaid Cymru flip-flopping on windfarms

Wales’ Shadow Environment Minister and Neil Fairlamb, Welsh Conservative Candidate for Ynys Mon, today hit out at Plaid Cymru’s flip-flopping on windfarms.Russell George AM accused the party of dressing up its support for windfarms in sheep’s clothing to try to get their candidate elected in Thursday’s by-election.

Leader calls for Keogh-style inquiry into Welsh NHS

The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives has today called for an independent inquiry into quality of care within the Welsh NHS, similar to that undertaken by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh in England.

GDP figures: An extremely encouraging sign

Commenting on the latest GDP figures, which show a growth of 0.6 per cent in the second quarter of the year, Shadow Minister for Business Nick Ramsay AM, said: “These figures are an extremely encouraging sign and I wholeheartedly welcome this further proof that the UK economy is on the mend."