WALES: Minister's Pledge over Walton Links; GLAN CLWYD HOSPITAL Could Be Rebuilt - Decision Imminent LLANDUDNO HOSPITAL Decision on 'Key Services' at Hospital Is Imminent FLINT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Minister Is "Impressed" with Care Standards Neuro Cases Will Not Be Forced to the South

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WALES: Minister's Pledge over Walton Links; GLAN CLWYD HOSPITAL Could Be Rebuilt - Decision Imminent LLANDUDNO HOSPITAL Decision on 'Key Services' at Hospital Is Imminent FLINT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Minister Is "Impressed" with Care Standards Neuro Cases Will Not Be Forced to the South


Byline: By DEBBIE JAMES

HEALTH minister Edwina Hart has given her strongest assurance yet that links between North Wales and Liverpool's specialist Walton Neurological Centre would continue long term.

Mrs Hart said she wanted to put an end to fears brain surgery patients could have to travel south to boost numbers and help sustain two neurological units in Swansea and Cardiff.

She stressed brain surgery and emergency neurological treatment would continue to be carried out at the nearest specialist unit - Walton - following a Welsh neurosurgery review.

But she re-iterated that she was keen to improve diagnostics and post-operative care for neurology patients closer to home, within Wales.

Mrs Hart spoke to the Daily Post on a visit to Llandudno, ahead of the publication next week of a review into plans to close community hospitals and downgrade services across North Wales.

The Assembly minister ordered the review into the way public consultation was carried out last October, in the face of massive opposition to proposals to shut community hospitals at Prestatyn and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Mrs Hart hinted the report would include some hard lessons for those in health services planning: "I have already said we have to have a better consultation process across Wales, she said, adding: "I will be issuing new guidance on consultation."

Ms Hart also revealed a decision on whether to repair or completely re-build Glan Clwyd hospital was "imminent".

She said: "Glan Clwyd is a key site, it is integral to the rest of the services in the region and so we have to get it right."

Mrs Hart praised "excellent" services at Llandudno hospital, where a decision on the future of key services - particularly on whether breast surgery should be transferred elsewhere - is expected in the next few weeks. …

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