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Robbie Powell's father, Will, has spoken to our Health Correspondent Mariclare Carey-Jones. He is calling for a full inquiry after claiming the Welsh Government's recommendations are 'just too weak'.
The parents of a Welsh ten-year-old who died from a treatable disease in 1990 have finally been given an apology by the First Minister.
Doctors failed to diagnose that Robbie Powell was suffering from Addison's Disease.
Today, Carwyn Jones said his family were 'let down badly, by a system that should have protected him.'
Mr Jones also said he will be writing to the police to ask questions about their handling of the case.
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has apologised for what he calls 'the failings in the system' which led to the death of 10-year-old schoolboy, Robbie Powell.
At the Senedd today, Mr Jones presented the findings of an independent investigation that he announced in December 2010. He also issued a public apology to Robbie's parents.
The First Minister has publicly apologised to the family of Robbie Powell, the 10 year old from Ystradgynlais who died after his treatable condition was not diagnosed. His parents have campaigned since his death in 1990 for lessons to be learnt and for what they consider to be justice for Robbie.
Mr Jones was presenting to AMs the findings of an independent investigation that he announced in December 2010. He said a full public inquiry was not possible because the Home Office and the Attorney General's department did not support a joint inquiry that covered non-devolved matters.
The report calls for lessons to be learnt on how information is shared between doctors. The First Minister said there will be a statement later this year. He said he would also be writing to Dyfed Powys Police to ask why immunity from prosecution was granted during their investigation of the case.
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The First Minister has published a report about the circumstances surrounding the death of 10-year-old Robbie Powell in 1990.