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A Welsh Government spokesperson gave us this statement in response to the Wales Audit report into NHS finances;
The statement went on to say;
Plaid Cymru's call to get health spending under control follows todays report by the Welsh Audit Office which has criticised the Welsh Governments ' bailout ' funding of Local Health Boards as unsustainable.
The party are now repeating their message to Welsh Labour to get to grips with the problem.
Earlier this year, the party's Finance spokesperson , Ieuan Wyn Jones used strong terms and said that figures suggested " shambolic mismanagement" of public finances by the Welsh Government at a time when budgets were going down. Mr Jones went on to claim that the problems were deep rooted:
Mr Jones went on to add:
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Health boards that run the Welsh NHS have been squeezed by the need to save money when health demand is rising, leaving them short of cash.