"The Health Board's current governance arrangements and procedures do not adequately address the gap between the ward and the Board. We have concerns that the Board's governance arrangements and organisational structure are compromising its ability to properly identify issues concerning the quality and safety of patient care."
"The effectiveness of the Board has been significantly compromised by a breakdown in working relationships between some senior leaders in the organisation. There has been a lack of cohesion in the way executive directors work together and the report raises further concerns about the stability and capacity of the executive team as a result of staff turnover and sickness absence.
"Encouragingly, the Board recognises the scale of the challenges ahead and that strong leadership from the Chair and clinical leaders will be vital. The pace at which problems are tackled must accelerate."
More top news
A fine end to the weekend, with sunny spells throughout the day. Moving into the start of the week, more bright spells but feeling colder.
Off to the London Marathon today? If so, send us in your pictures.
Fine and sunny tomorrow morning with lots of sunshine to start the day. Feeling colder though, with maximum temperatures of 13°C.