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Review of neonatal care move

Carwyn Jones has announced that the Welsh Government are to look at 'another model' for providing neonatal care in north Wales. The current proposals would see services transferred to Arrowe Park near Liverpool.

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First Minister to look at 'another model' for north Wales neonatal care

Carwyn Jones has announced that the Welsh Government are to look at 'another model' for providing neonatal care in north Wales. In a statement he said that he has asked for independent advice to look at "future possibilities for the development of specialised neonatal services in North Wales."

The First Minister says that he work will look at "the feasibility of providing a neonatal intensive care service located within North Wales."

"I wish it to also look at the interdependencies with other acute services, travel distances and ensuring BCUHB maintains and builds clinical expertise."

The Betsi Cadawaldr University Health Board has proposed moving specliast neonatal care services to Arrowe Park near Liverpool.

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