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Concern for brain surgery plan

10th August 2007

Politicians in Wales have expressed mounting concern about proposals to send patients from north Wales to Swansea or Cardiff for brain operations.

Wrexham Labour MP Ian Lucas has written to Health Minister Edwina Hart raising the worries of a group of MPs from north Wales. Other politicians have raised issues about the effect on patients of the plans.

Adult neurosurgery is performed in Cardiff and Swansea though patients in north Wales currently travel the short distance to The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool for treatment.

 

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Article Information

Title: Concern for brain surgery plan
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 3698
Date Added: 10th Aug 2007

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