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Hundreds attend maternity services rally in Rhyl

Hundreds of people have turned out at a rally in Rhyl to protest against the downgrading of maternity services at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.

The rally underway in Rhyl Credit: Ian Lang/ITV News

A consultation over the changes launched last week.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board says safety is its 'overriding concern', adding it'll 'listen to the views of all' before making a decision.

Former care home boss refuses to comment after hearing

The former manager of a Caerphilly care home refused to comment as she left a Nursing and Midwifery Council hearing today.

Susan Greening was given a caution order after failings were identified at the Brithdir care home, near Bargoed.

Three other nurses were struck off, while another was suspended. The panel heard certain failings contributed to the deaths of some vulnerable residents.


Three nurses struck off for Caerphilly care home failings

Three nurses have been struck off after failing to provide adequate care at a Caerphilly care home.

The nurses worked at Brithdir Nursing Home near Bargoed - one of six homes investigated as part of Gwent Police's £11.6m Operation Jasmine into the deaths of 63 elderly people.

A Nursing and Midwifery Council panel heard the actions of the nurses contributed to the deaths of some vulnerable residents.

Nurses Daphne Richards, Tembakazi Moyana and Rachel Tanta were all struck off.

Manager Susan Greening was given a caution order for four years, while nurse Beverley Mock received a suspension order.

The care home is now under new management.

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