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Hospital shake-up

Communities across Wales have seen a day of angry protest as mothers, students and the disabled have demonstrated about cuts to their services.

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Healthcare shake-up decision due

A final decision on controversial changes to health services in mid and west Wales will be made at a meeting of Hywel Dda Health Board this morning.

The proposals include:

  • closing Mynydd Mawr Community Hospital in Llanelli
  • downgrading Llanelli's Prince Phillip Hospital's A&E to an 'urgent care centre'
  • centralising maternity care and developing specialist paediatric services, including a Complex Obstetric Unit at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen

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