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BBC News – Covid: NHS Wales routine surgery waiting list up seven times in year

The list of people waiting for routine surgery in Wales is nearly six times longer than a year ago with 57,445 awaiting an operation, figures show.

The Royal College of Surgeons has called on Welsh Government to ramp up the development of so-called “green zones” or “Covid-light” areas in hospitals. These are wards with stringent rules where people movement is low so the risk of coronavirus transmission is low, in order to allow the resumption of more planned surgeries.