Some cancer wait figures disappointing, says deputy minister
Cancer services and waiting times will be improved by 100-day plans drawn up by Welsh health boards, Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.
In October, 81% of patients diagnosed with cancer began treatment within a 62 day target down from 85.6% in September - the worst figures since April 2013.
The Aneurin Bevan board in south east Wales did best with 88.5%, and Cardiff and Vale the worst with 62.9%.
The Cardiff and Vale health board blamed temporary staffing issues.
Mr Gething told BBC Wales "we need to have a re-focus on what we do".
16 Dec 2015