The first meeting of the emergency pressures taskforce set up by Welsh health and social services secretary Jane Hutt has taken place. The taskforce includes a number of NHS chief executives and chairs, nurses' and doctors' representatives - but opposition politicians have boycotted it.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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