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Soldiers' treatment time delays denied by Welsh government

Claims that soldiers wait longer for treatment in Wales than elsewhere in the UK have been denied by the Welsh government.

It comes after the Sun on Sunday reported the armed forces' most senior medical officer wanted wounded soldiers to be moved to England for treatment.

It has led to calls for the UK surgeon general to explain more in the Senedd.

The UK defence secretary's spokesman also told BBC Wales soldiers should be moved if they needed to get treatment.

Political editor Nick Servini reports.

  • 07 Apr 2014
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