Calls growing for Keogh-style inquiry

Evidence is growing for a full Keogh-style inquiry into the Welsh NHS, Welsh Conservatives claimed today as the charity Action Against Medical Accidents backed an investigation.

BMA now backs NHS all-Wales inquiry call

Welsh Conservatives have welcomed calls from the British Medical Association for a full-scale independent investigation into all services in the NHS in Wales.   The BMA has also said the health service in Wales faces ‘imminent meltdown’ unless swift action is taken.

Cancer waiting time target missed

Figures published today show that Labour Ministers have missed their waiting time target from referral to treatment for patients with urgent suspected cancer – again.

Welsh patients waiting longer in A&E

The Welsh Labour Government has missed both its four hour and 12 hour Accident & Emergency waiting time targets last month, according to new figures.

Vote of no confidence adds to cloud of local government uncertainty

Commenting on a vote of no confidence passed against the chief executive of Pembrokeshire council, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Local Government, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, said: “The position of this highly paid chief executive now appears untenable."

Welcome delay to Labour's student support cuts

Commenting on the announcement from the Welsh Labour Government that it will reverse its U-turn on a pledge to maintain a hardship fund for university students - but for the next academic year only - Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:   “Labour has been shamed into temporarily reviving this support funding, which should never have been axed and especially not at such short notice."

Broken Labour promise on Caerleon campus

Commenting on reports that the University of South Wales’ Caerleon Campus is set to close at the end of this coming academic year, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:

Same tired faces in Labour cabinet

Commenting on the Welsh Labour Government’s cabinet reshuffle, Andrew RT Davies AM, Welsh Conservative Leader, said: