Andrew Goodall
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Welsh NHS boss confirms 'police probe' into Betsi health board

The head of the Welsh NHS has said there is a police investigation into aspects of Betsi Cadwaladr health board's spending plans.

Speaking to an assembly committee, Dr Andrew Goodall would not confirm the probe related to fraud allegations.

Dr Goodall called it a "discrete" issue and said he would not comment further while the investigation was ongoing.

He indicated issues involving capital spending contributed to the health board being placed in special measures.

  • 16 Jun 2015