NHS 'competing pressures' a concern, says Tony Beddow
10 December 2013 Last updated at 09:19 GMT
Competing pressures and the complexity of the NHS makes getting to grips with problems difficult, says an expert.
Tony Beddow a former chief executive of the West Glamorgan health authority and Morriston NHS Trust spoke to Felicity Evans on BBC Radio Wales after Betsi Cadwaladr in north Wales was criticised by the Welsh assembly's public accounts committee.
Mr Beddow is now a visiting professor at the University of South Wales Institute of Health and Social Care.