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There has been further evidence of the pressure on health service budgets today, with muscular dystrophy patients calling for extra funding for the treatment of the condition.
They say that an extra £650,000 could save the NHS here millions in the long run.
Families from across Wales will be gathering at the Assembly today to demand NHS funding for rare muscular conditions.
The Welsh Government says the NHS is facing "significant" financial challenges.
People who suffer with muscular dystrophy are campaigning for more NHS funding in care services, which they are calling "desperately overstretched."
Patients, assembly members and health professionals are calling for an investment of £650,000 to cover the current shortfall of care services.
A report by the Welsh Neuromuscular Network has found a lack of specialist health workers is leading to high rates of emergency care.
Campaigners are meeting at the Senedd today to present the report's findings to the Welsh Government.