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NHS chiefs quit after damning report on how health board is run

Operations have been delayed and waiting lists allowed to grow at hospitals in north Wales to avoid financial problems getting worse, according to a damning report.

"Significant management failings" risked patient safety for under-reporting infections.

The chairman and chief executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are to step down after the findings.

Health and audit watchdogs found a catalogue of problems.

BBC Wales health correspondent Owain Clarke reports.

NHS heads quit as patients 'at risk'

  • 27 Jun 2013
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