Gwent NHS to get £10 million boost
11:40am Wednesday 5th December 2012 in News
THE NHS in Gwent will receive a £10 million funding boost from the Welsh Government to help deal with increased hospital admissions, overstretched A&E departments, and other pressures.
The money is coming from an £82m package of contingency funding for the NHS across Wales, announced by health minister Lesley Griffiths.
Rising emergency admissions, particularly among over-85s, risks disruption to planned services, such as routine operations, and Mrs Griffiths said the money will "allow the NHS to manage current pressures and maintain quality of care."
Comments are closed on this article.