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Completed petition Save Sam Davies Ward at Barry Hospital

We the undersigned call on the Welsh Government, being the ultimate body responsible for the provision of health care in Wales, to stop the proposal of the Cardiff & Vale UHB to close the Sam Davies Ward, a 23 bedded older persons acute rehabilitation ward at the Barry Hospital, and to ensure that the Barry Hospital continues to provide Health Services to the public of Barry the largest Town in Wales.

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The Sam Davies Ward is a 23 bedded older persons acute rehabilitation ward. The services include stroke rehabilitation, orthopaedic rehabilitation, and medical rehabilitation amongst other key health services. The ward also has two respite beds

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13,265 signatures


The Petitions Committee decided not to refer this petition for a debate

The Committee gathered evidence from the Welsh Government, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, South Glamorgan Community Health Council and the petitioners. On the basis that the Sam Davies Ward at Barry Hospital has remained open and the petitioners are satisfied with the current position, the Committee decided not to refer the petition for a debate in Plenary.

The evidence considered by the Committee can be found here: