Plaid Cymru says health and social services should be merged to end delays which are causing problems for patients and hospitals. The party's proposing what it says are two radical options to bring about that merger.
The first plan would see responsibility for adult social care taken from local councils and given to local health boards. An alternative proposal involves scrapping the health boards, creating a Wales-wide hospital board and giving local councils responsibility for all other health services.
Plaid's Health spokesperson, Elin Jones says,