The First Minister has faced sustained criticism in the Assembly chamber from all three opposition party leaders over a health board's plans to cope with winter pressures. Hywel Dda health board says it will reschedule some non-urgent operations in order to focus on emergency surgery.
At First Minister's Questions, Carwyn Jones was criticised by the Conservatives, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrats who said the plans would lead to further worrying delays for patients. But Mr Jones said Hywel Dda's proposals stemmed from sensible planning:
We are planning for winter pressures. Local health boards are planning for an appropriate number of operations that create the capacity to deal with emergencies in the future.
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