Cuts fall-out

MORE than 1,800 Caerphilly county borough residents waited over an hour for a first response after calling 999 for an ambulance last year.

There are deeply ingrained problems within our emergency care services and these figures lay bare their true extent.

Despite the hard work of front line staff, more evidence of severe delays and unacceptable waits makes for hugely distressing reading. While committed staff put in long hours and huge sacrifices, the Welsh NHS continues to struggle to deliver a step challenge in performance as a result of Labour’s record-breaking NHS budget cuts.

Andrew Nutt Heolddu Road Bargoed

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6:02pm Wed 4 Jun 14

landyman3030 says...

What people need to be concerned about is that so many of the health boards including Aneurin Bevan had to borrow money to get through to the budget last year, and this year. If the Welsh NHS was a private business it would not be operating.
What is it going to take to make a change for the better?
If you have a road accident the Highways will install signage or traffic calming to prevent further incidents.
We have people dying in the back of ambulances sat outside A & E or being left to dehydrate in corridors across Wales yet nothing seems to change.
Ambulances have been getting stuck outside RGH for years. It's accepted until something goes wrong.
This is not a staffing issue. This is life or death through incompetence of the people running the NHS.
What people need to be concerned about is that so many of the health boards including Aneurin Bevan had to borrow money to get through to the budget last year, and this year. If the Welsh NHS was a private business it would not be operating. What is it going to take to make a change for the better? If you have a road accident the Highways will install signage or traffic calming to prevent further incidents. We have people dying in the back of ambulances sat outside A & E or being left to dehydrate in corridors across Wales yet nothing seems to change. Ambulances have been getting stuck outside RGH for years. It's accepted until something goes wrong. This is not a staffing issue. This is life or death through incompetence of the people running the NHS. landyman3030
  • Score: 7

10:17am Fri 6 Jun 14

pwlldu says...

So live your life that the fear of death can
never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in
their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your
life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its
purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day
when you go over the great divide.


Always give a word or a sign of salute when
meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show
respect to all people and grovel to none.


When you arise in the morning give thanks for
the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the
fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the
wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.


When it comes your time to die, be not like
those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time
comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again
in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going
home.
So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide. Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision. When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home. pwlldu
  • Score: -2

7:42pm Sun 8 Jun 14

scraptheWAG says...

VOTE labour your father did
VOTE labour your father did scraptheWAG
  • Score: 3

11:08am Mon 9 Jun 14

pwlldu says...

Mr Don Key is standing for Labour in one area, I bet you he will get elected.
Mr Don Key is standing for Labour in one area, I bet you he will get elected. pwlldu
  • Score: 5

4:14pm Mon 9 Jun 14

pwlldu says...

A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government
Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales.
The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge.
The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”.
Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job.
A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales. The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge. The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”. Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job. pwlldu
  • Score: 2

8:28am Tue 10 Jun 14

scraptheWAG says...

pwlldu wrote:
A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government
Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales.
The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge.
The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”.
Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job.
you could put a red rossette on a 80 year old duffer and in the port paul fylnn still gets elected
[quote][p][bold]pwlldu[/bold] wrote: A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales. The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge. The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”. Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job.[/p][/quote]you could put a red rossette on a 80 year old duffer and in the port paul fylnn still gets elected scraptheWAG
  • Score: 4

4:02pm Tue 10 Jun 14

Good Job No Kids says...

scraptheWAG wrote:
pwlldu wrote:
A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government
Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales.
The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge.
The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”.
Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job.
you could put a red rossette on a 80 year old duffer and in the port paul fylnn still gets elected
One day we'll be free of Labour incompetence in Wales.

Maybe I'll just move to England, it will be a lot quicker
[quote][p][bold]scraptheWAG[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pwlldu[/bold] wrote: A BBC poll reveals that only 48% of people know that the NHS is Wales is run by the Welsh Government Less than half of people in Wales realise the NHS is run by the Welsh Government, according to a new poll commissioned by BBC Wales. The poll – which marks 15 years since the Queen opened the Assembly in 1999 - found 48% knew the Welsh Government was responsible for the health service, with 43% thinking the UK Government was in charge. The findings will throw a new light on the political row between the two administrations over standards in the Welsh NHS. Earlier this year Prime Minister David Cameron said care was so poor in some Welsh hospitals that Offa’s Dyke was a “line between life and death”. Now I know why people contiune to vote Labour, when our NHS is in such a mess. Nearly half of people in Wales think the Tories are responsible. While Teflon Carwyn and his bunch of misfits get away with doing such a terriable job.[/p][/quote]you could put a red rossette on a 80 year old duffer and in the port paul fylnn still gets elected[/p][/quote]One day we'll be free of Labour incompetence in Wales. Maybe I'll just move to England, it will be a lot quicker Good Job No Kids
  • Score: 1

10:18am Thu 12 Jun 14

pwlldu says...

A row has broken out over a planned £11,000 pay rise for the new chief executive of Caerphilly County Borough Council.
The current interim chief executive of the council, Stuart Rosser, is due to step down at the end of July.He is paid £131,000 a year, but the ruling Labour group have voted to advertise the new interim chief executive role for up to two years at an annual salary of £142,524 – an increase of more than £11,000.
The answer seems to be that Labour will look after those at the very top. The council is already having to temporarily extend, at a cost of £26,000, for another six months the arrangements for council officers acting up because of the court case involving three senior executives of the council.
“Those officers are all being paid their full wages while on suspension. While council officers conduct witch hunts for people behind on their council tax or bedroom tax, with the same baliffs. I wonder if there is a connection with someone in the council and the baliffs used.
A row has broken out over a planned £11,000 pay rise for the new chief executive of Caerphilly County Borough Council. The current interim chief executive of the council, Stuart Rosser, is due to step down at the end of July.He is paid £131,000 a year, but the ruling Labour group have voted to advertise the new interim chief executive role for up to two years at an annual salary of £142,524 – an increase of more than £11,000. The answer seems to be that Labour will look after those at the very top. The council is already having to temporarily extend, at a cost of £26,000, for another six months the arrangements for council officers acting up because of the court case involving three senior executives of the council. “Those officers are all being paid their full wages while on suspension. While council officers conduct witch hunts for people behind on their council tax or bedroom tax, with the same baliffs. I wonder if there is a connection with someone in the council and the baliffs used. pwlldu
  • Score: 2

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