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Fears raised over potential 'disaster' for NHS in north Wales

The NHS will "sleepwalk into disaster" in north Wales without changes to hospitals, according to a health service official.

Plans are being discussed to concentrate general emergency surgery at two hospitals instead of three.

The two hospitals will be chosen from Wrexham Maelor, Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor and Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan.

Betsi Cadwaladr health board says some services need to centralise as they are spread too thinly.

Daniel Davies reports.

  • 19 Feb 2015
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