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Emergency care 'deteriorating'

There has been "a general deterioration" in health services for patients in Wales who require unscheduled medical treatment, according to the Auditor General.

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Auditor warns of 'deteriorating' A&E services in Wales

The quality of urgent care services - like accident and emergency departments - is deteriorating in Wales, according to a report by the Auditor General for Wales.

The findings do point to recent improvements but highlight people's confusion about which services to access, the worsening problems of overcrowded A&Es and backed up ambulances waiting to unload patients, and a continuing doctor recruitment problem.

Sarah Hibbard reports.

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