A Welsh Government source says it's time for the Welsh NHS to stop being used as a political football. The comments came following the latest criticism during Prime Minister's Questions of Labour's record in running the health service in Wales.
You can read details and watch the exchange by clicking here. A spokesman for the Welsh Health Minister said:
In response to the NHS in Wales being raised yet again in PMQs, a Tory candidate in Birmingham said he was unhappy with the way the issue was being used as a political football. Dr Luke Evans is also a GP. We’d agree with his statement that the NHS in England and Wales face similar pressures, and we should be working together where we can to address those issues.
This is the tweet referred to in that statement.
When will both sides of the house realise the health problems in Wales and England are the same?Need problem solving not point scoring #pmqs
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