Health and Social Care: Leadership and Management

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 14th June 2022.

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Photo of Sarah Atherton Sarah Atherton Conservative, Wrexham

Last week, a BBC Wales documentary reported on the shocking state of Wrexham Maelor Hospital and the NHS in north Wales, which is led by the Welsh Labour Government and was in special measures before covid. The average wait for referred treatment in England is 13 weeks, but in Wales it is 24 weeks. In the words of Nuffield Trust, the

“treatment…may as well not be there”.

Wrexham deserves better, so does the Minister agree that the Welsh Labour Government need to vastly improve the NHS in north Wales before more lives are lost?