Health Minister: £82m health board fund 'isn't a bailout'


The Health Minister has announced £82m ‘contingency funding’ for local health boards but denies it’s a bailout.


The minister, who’s repeatedly said there’ll be no bailout for local health boards, says the cash will deal with ‘unprecedented pressures’


Health boards given extra £82 million

The NHS in Wales is getting a cash injection of £82 million. Health Minister Lesley Griffiths denies the extra money is a bailout. She says it'll help the health service meet 'unprecedented pressures' and maintain quality of care.