News 2005 UK election special

Expanding the Welsh NHS

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 21 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:924
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Plaid Cymru says that the NHS in Wales is in crisis and that it is all Labour's fault. Roger Dobson reports

    Reducing waiting lists, increasing intensive care beds, setting up new walk-in diagnostic centres, and banning adverts for unhealthy food on children's television are among the election health policies of Plaid Cymru.

    A 12 point action plan for health and social care is at the heart of the party's strategy for what it describes as a crisis in the Welsh health service. Four months ago, Plaid Cymru tabled a vote of no confidence in the health polices of the Welsh Assembly after concern about waiting lists and the findings of a report …

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