Wales could be first UK country to ensure 'enough nurses'

A bill will be presented before the Health Committee later which aims to ensure safe nurse staffing levels in hospitals across Wales.

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Law change needed to guarantee more nurses on wards says Welsh Lib Dem leader

Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams says all other attempts have failed to guarantee minimum numbers of nurses on wards. She's trying to introduce a new law which would force health chiefs to guarantee staffing levels.

Giving evidence to the Assembly's Health Committee, Kirsty Williams told AMs that some health boards continue to fail to do so despite strong guidelines and targets.

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