Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board says it wishes to apologise to Mr B's family for the shortcomings in his care.
There have been considerable changes in the Emergency Department (A&E) at Morriston Hospital over the last two years; including major triage and pain management improvements.The department has increased the numbers of nurses, and further increases in the number of triage nurses are planned shortly. Alongside this, new systems are in place to reduce delays for patients waiting to see specialist teams.
Action has also been taken to ensure all doctors respond to ‘red flags’ which indicate a potentially urgent issue around back pain.
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