Ombudsman criticises GP's care

The Public Service Ombudsman for Wales has identified 'fundamental failings' by Hywel Dda Health Board after a woman was misdiagnosed by a GP and died a day later.

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Husband speaks of heartbreak after wife's misdiagnosis

A Carmarthenshire man has told of his heartbreak and anger at seeing his wife die, just hours after she was misdiagnosed by an out-of-hours GP. Glenda Thomas died of sepsis, or blood poisoning, a day after being told she had shingles.

A report carried out by the Public Services Ombudsman said the doctor, who hasn't been named, had failed to carry out a series of basic assessments. Richard Morgan reports.

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