'Welsh approach' needed for hospital deaths data

An expert group has called for a new 'Welsh approach' to the publication of death rates in hospitals. The findings conclude that it's difficult to compare the quality of care between different healthcare systems using current statistical methods.

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Labour AM says Ann Clwyd is denigrating Welsh NHS

Ann Clwyd's latest criticisms of the Welsh NHS for sometimes giving poor care to patients provoked an angry response from one Labour backbencher in the Senedd.

Lynne Neagle AM said such cases, which included the treatment of Ms Clwyd's husband who died in hospital in Cardiff, did not give the Cynon Valley MP "the right to denigrate the entire Welsh NHS".

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