A Growing Mid Wales Trade Delegation and exhibition in association with Powys and Ceredigion County Councils has taken place at the National Assembly for Wales, sponsored by Mid Wales AM, Russell George.
A new Emergency Care centre will be built at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital with The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford becoming a Planned Care centre, with 24-hour Urgent Care centres at both hospitals.
Responding to the publication of a key decision making document on the future of local hospital services ahead of the crunch meeting which will take place on 29th January to decide on the future of hospital services for people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales, Russell George, Ass
The amount the Welsh NHS spends on agency staff has gone up by 171% since 2010-11 and the Teaching Health Board in Powys is still having to spend millions on agency staff to supplement its full-time workforce.
The proposed reconfiguration of health services in Shropshire should mean that more planned healthcare is delivered in Montgomeryshire's community hospitals, according to local Assembly Member, Russell George.