Former soldier criticises provision of prosthetic limbs in Wales

A former soldier who lost his leg in Afghanistan has hit out at the Welsh Government, saying he was forced to move to England to get an acceptable level of care.

ITV News first featured Pete Bowker's story back in February, when he had waited six months for a prosthetic limb.

In the end, he moved from Connah's Quay across the border to Chester, and after an appointment in an English facility was given his new limb immediately.

The money has now been made available in Wales, and Pete says he hopes no one else has to move countries to get the care they need.

Ian Lang reports.

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