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First Minister of Wales: 'Welsh NHS is not perfect'

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has said that there are "challenges" both sides of the border regarding the NHS and that the Welsh health service is not perfect.

First Welsh Minister Carwyn Jones says issues need to be dealt with in the Welsh NHS. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Archive

Speaking to Sky News, Jones said that the problems in the NHS in Wales will need to be dealt with:

“I am not going to say the Welsh NHS is perfect. Of course there are problems that occur every now and again in the Welsh NHS, as there are in England.”

Welsh First Minister's 'deep shock' over Cardiff hit-and-runs

First Minister Carwyn Jones, pictured last year, has spoken of his 'deep shock' over the hit-and-run incidents in Ely. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Carwyn Jones, the First Minister of Wales, has paid tribute to the emergency services following Friday's hit-and-run collisions in Cardiff.

He said: "I have been deeply shocked by these events and my thoughts are with the families of those who have been most affected by what’s happened.

"I would like to thank all the emergency services who are dealing with the consequences of these horrendous events.”