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November 2021

November 23, 2021

North Wales health board ‘We must learn from our mistakes’

 Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has said it must learn from its mistakes in the wake of a damning internal report.

The Holden Report concluded in 2013 that patients at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Hergest psychiatric unit were put at risk, following a breakdown in relations between staff and managers, bullying accusations and low morale.

Whilst a redacted summary was released in 2015,  a fuller version was only finally published last week – following negotiations between the health board and the information commissioner, who agreed to omit staff names.

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