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Vote of no confidence tabled in health policies of the Welsh Assembly

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 20 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1206
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    A vote of no confidence in the health polices of the Welsh Assembly has been tabled by the Welsh nationalist party, Plaid Cymru.

    The move, which comes in the wake of concern about waiting lists and two critical reports, could be debated within the next few weeks.

    “We must now have a change in policy to tackle the high waiting lists compared to the situation in England and Scotland, and the problems of the GP out of hours service,” said Plaid Cymru's shadow health minister, Rhodri Glyn Thomas.

    The opposition leader, Ieuan Wyn Jones, said, “Patients and health professionals deserve …

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