I have written to the Welsh Government to call for a public inquiry into the excessive emergency service waiting times in Wales. I am incredibly grateful for the tireless work of our paramedics. However, it is imperative that the Welsh Government address their mismanagement of this vital service.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg Community Health Council are currently running a consultation on their adult mental health services in Bridgend. The consultation will ensure that local feedback is reported back to NHS providers. This will help assist mental health services in Bridgend to take action to improve their services.
I have written to the Welsh Government Health Minister, Eluned Morgan, to raise my concerns regarding sarcoma cancer treatment in Wales.
It’s deeply concerning that there is currently not a single bone and soft tissue sarcoma specialist centre in all of Wales.
his week’s Glamorgan Gazette column focuses on the need for Cwm Taf Morgannwg to set up surgical hubs in Bridgend and the neighbouring areas- to tackle the massive backlogs in elective surgery created by the pandemic.
Health service waiting lists are considerably higher in Labour-controlled Wales than in England, with one in five in Wales on a waiting list. I raised this issue in the House with Health Minister Edward Argar. I was pleased that the Health Minister agrees with my concerns and believes that the Welsh Government must present a plan to bring down the excessive waiting lists in Wales.
The Covid pandemic has led to a patient backlog crisis. Many constituents have written to me to express their concerns regarding the patient backlog crisis in Bridgend. I am deeply concerned about the missing 40,000 cancer patients in Wales who are awaiting treatment, surgery, or diagnosis.
The Welsh Labour Government have been criticised by Cancer Research for not having a proper national cancer strategy. This is just the latest devastating indictment of the way health services are run in Wales.
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