Call for fewer trusts in Wales

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 24 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:443

The Welsh Office was this week coming under increasing pressure to review the size of trusts in Wales in the wake of the crisis at Swansea's Morriston Hospital. Last week the trust chairman resigned after a vote of no confidence in him and his chief executive by consultants.

Sixteen of the consultants have also resigned as clinical directors, and Dr Keith Vaughton this week handed in his notice as medical director of the trust, although he remains as a consultant. The resignation by the consultants was in protest at redundancy notices issued to two consultants and a …

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