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NHS Funding: Miliband should apologise for huge Welsh cuts

Commenting on Labour leader Ed Miliband’s speech to his party’s conference and the reported pledge to boost English NHS funding via a mansion tax, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Health Darren Millar AM, said:     “In Wales, Labour has been imposing record-breaking budget cuts on the NHS it manages for years."

Tax collection proposals must now be scrutinised in detail

Commenting on the publication of the Labour government’s collection and management of taxes, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance Nick Ramsay AM, said: “The Labour government’s necessary proposals on tax collection must now be scrutinised in detail and I urge as many people as possible to have their say."

NHS inquiry: Terms of reference must now be adopted

Welsh Conservatives have today backed the British Medical Association’s terms of reference for a Wales-wide NHS inquiry. The organisation that represents 7000 doctors last week echoed Welsh Conservative calls for a full-scale independent inquiry into all NHS services throughout Wales.

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.