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Ops cancelled because of doctor shortage

A number of operations at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant have been cancelled because of a shortage of junior doctors. Cwm Taf Health Board says it's a temporary measure.

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Patients in limbo after surgeries cancelled

One of Wales' newest hospitals is cancelling operations because it can't recruit enough junior doctors.

Staff at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, which serves much of the South Wales valleys, said patients waiting for orthopaedic surgery will be affected throughout the summer months.

Ronald Davies from Porth in the Rhondda has been waiting in agony for the last eighteen months for knee surgery.

But now his surgery has been postponed and he doesn't know when he will get into the operating theatre.

Rob Osborne reports.

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