In 2016, ABMU
was placed in 'targeted intervention' by the Welsh Government to help drive improvements in cancer and stroke care and unscheduled care, among other things.
While we acknowledge there are currently delays in reporting within this service we can confirm that reporting is ongoing and has continued throughout January, with all examinations prioritised according to ABMU
said the closure would not affect any other services at the hospital and in fact it has plans to increase services on site.
consultant in public health Jennifer Davies said: "Marketers know exactly how to use behavioural science to get you to part with your money.
But in a joint statement, ABMU
and the Welsh Ambulance Service said: "The emergency department at Morriston Hospital has been very busy with a high number of ambulances arriving in a short space of time.
A spokeswoman for ABMU
health board apologised for the delays in treatment and said it's down to a national shortage of radiologists and radiographers.
"The individual in question was not employed by ABMU
but was provided by an agency.
During 2017-18, a total of [pounds sterling]3,382,620 was paid to 302 ABMU
consultants under this scheme, known as the waiting list initiative.
"This individual had initially been suspended following accusations of sexual abuse in his employment," a source close to ABMU
A report by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) found that chiefs at ABMU
delayed investigating sexual abuse claims.
Referring to the more serious incident, an ABMU
accountability report said: "Aside from a very brief update received after a month, the health board has received very little formally by way of an explanation as to what went wrong and what is being done to ensure this does not happened again."
board members will get an update on the latest moves in the Arts in Health strategy at their monthly meeting next week where they will be told the arts programme has become involved with the board's Action after Andrews environment group.