5m would be found through efficiency savings Staff would be redeployed to other areas Other cuts include pounds 600,000 by cut-ting inappropriate medical admissions to Arrowe Park by opening a pounds 1m clinical decision unit and pounds 350,000 by admitting more routine surgery patients as day cases.
The expanded clinical decision unit at Morriston Hospital will be available from August 22, as will 22 beds at Ward Six in Singleton Hospital and 10 beds in Ward 20 at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
The lab captures other key elements of a hospital environment as well by having a fully featured Emergency Department, Clinical Decision Unit Department, and an exam room, all of which are equipped with cameras that are monitored by a two-way mirror in a control room.
Main concerns were A&E, emergency assessment unit and wards 6, 7, 10, 11 and 12 Patients were moved to an unstaffed "dumping ground" of a clinical decision unit to "stop the clock" of the four-hour A&E waiting time target.
Reasons why the target has not been met include a lack of in-patient beds to cope with demands from both emergency and scheduled admissions in the emergency department, the clinical decision unit and observation ward.