There are many factors which affect the admission, treatment, and discharge of unscheduled care
Papers seen by the Record show options for St John's in Livingston include the loss of unscheduled care
in West Lothian by centralising clinics in Edinburgh.
"The Betsi Board's Corporate Risk Register, details the Board's failure to: control hospital acquired infection leading to increased morbidity and mortality; create a climate and culture which puts the patient first; deliver appropriate access to planned care within a reasonable time; manage and respond to unscheduled care
demand in a safe and appropriate way; attain cancer access targets potentially causing harm to patients; manage concerns effectively and learn lessons to improve patient safety.
The Lothian Unscheduled Care
Service (LUCS) is struggling to staff the base at St John's Hospital, Livingston.
Health chiefs are looking to ease pressure on hospitals by reducing the reliance on unscheduled care
"The additional PS10million announced in September, on top of PS9million already allocated to support unscheduled care
all year round, ensures appropriate measures allow for people to be discharged in a timely way when it's safe to do so and patients' long-term care needs are properly assessed and the right staff are in place throughout the system.
"I expect to see significant improvements for patients as a result, especially in planned and unscheduled care
across North Wales."
ABMU was also described as facing issues in unscheduled care
, which includes accident and emergency.
"In alignment with the Scottish Government's mental health strategy, we want to ensure all of our services meet this need, whether that's through our 111 unscheduled care
service, Breathing Space, Living Life or digital offerings.
"In alignment with the Scottish Government's mental health strategy, we want to ensure that all of our services meet this need, whether that's through our 111 unscheduled care
service, Breathing Space, Living Life or our digital offerings.
A spokeswoman for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board said: "Cardiff and Vale UHB has had an extremely busy Christmas and New Year period in terms of unscheduled care