Letter to the Welsh Government Regarding Emergency Service Waiting Times

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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.

Consultation on Mental Health Services In Bridgend

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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.

Surgical Hubs In Bridgend

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.

NHS Waiting Lists in Wales

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.