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."

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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.