Plan to cut Welsh NHS local health boards from 22 to 8 to “save millions of pounds in management costs”

In the NHS, management is so often treated as a cost, and not something that adds value to patient care. And when patient care goes wrong, the principal root causes usually relate to management (and governance) failings.

The NHS in Wales is cutting local health boards from 22 to 8 in an apparent bid to save money. Will this be good for patient care and safety?

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