21 Jun 2018

The effects of austerity in Wales

Home Affairs Correspondent

“It’s absolutely ruined my life”. The words of Ethel Barford, once a keen walker and traveller, now in need of a hip replacement. But despite being in constant pain she’s been told she won’t get her operation until 2020.

The government in Wales has announced more money to tackle its NHS waiting list problem. For Ethel, and many others, the issue can’t be tackled soon enough.