Ombudsman found surgery was 'too risky'

The Ombudsman found that "surgery was too risky for symptom control only, unless [the patient] had wished to proceed on a fully informed basis."

Upholding the family's complaint he said he "found that the surgeon was acting at the limit of his skills in undertaking such complex surgery."


Health board in damning report

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board has received a damning report from the Public Services Ombudsman. The board has bee criticised over its care of a man who was operated on for a bowel complaint.