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Wales needs an independent health watchdog

The latest round of shocking reports on care scandals within the Welsh NHS has made one thing clear: the systems in place to protect our most vulnerable citizens are not working.

The current watchdog, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, has failed as a final backstop to prevent the most recent mental health scandals in north Wales. It's clear Wales needs a new watchdog, at arms length from the Welsh Government, which is properly designed to act independently and safeguard patients.

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It's a simple step, but one that will make our NHS more accountable and ensure better care for every patient. If you agree, please sign the petition below and back the campaign.

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