Wales needs more head injury centres says expert

BBC Wales Online reports that Prof Rodger Wood of the Psychology Department has expressed his concern at the lack of brain injury facilities in Wales

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Wales needs more services to deal with the growing number of people suffering disabilities caused by head traumas, a brain injuries expert says.

Prof Rodger Wood of Swansea University said rehabilitation units for patients after they leave hospital can save millions every year in care costs.

A charity is building a residential unit in Carmarthenshire but Prof Wood said another four were needed.

The Welsh government said it was working to improve services.