Wales' biggest hospital is facing an A&E staffing crisis according to a senior nurse
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'Extreme pressure' in A&E at Wales' biggest hospital

A senior nurse says the stress A&E staff face at Wales' biggest hospital is worse than she faced on the front line during the second Iraq war.

She said she had to make decisions "that put patients at risk and put the staff under extreme pressure" at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales.

The account was pinned to a notice board and sent to the Western Mail.

Health board officials said staff at all levels were working "tirelessly" to meet "extraordinary demand".

Nick Palit reports.

  • 13 Jan 2015
  • From the section Wales
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