– Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
At the moment the Community Health Council is considering its response to our planned changes and we fully respect their position. However, we have to balance this with safety of services, our use of resources and our desire to implement the planned service improvements. The Board will continue to work with the Community Health Council over the next few weeks to address any outstanding concerns but it is right that, where appropriate, we move forward without undue delay.
Controversial plans to transfer babies needing long-term intensive care over the border to England look set to go ahead. A series of community hospitals are also being closed and downgraded in North Wales. A series of protests have been held.