The concern was originally picked up by a manager and resulted in a full investigation being undertaken by Hywel Dda
Responding to the complaints about discarded needles, a Hywel Dda
spokesman said: "The health board is required by the Welsh Government to provide needle syringe schemes in order to minimise the spread of blood-borne viruses, thereby providing an important community safety and public health function.
UHB, which is under the second most serious form of control known as "targeted intervention", is forecast to have a PS59m budget deficit in 2017-18, meaning PS32m of savings are still needed.
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University Health Board's Sharon Daniel said: "Illnesses such as diarrhoea and vomiting can pass from one person to another very easily.
Director of nursing and midwifery Caroline Oakley at Hywel Dda
health board said: "The care offered to this patient fell below the standards expected and I would therefore like to apologise to the family again on behalf of the Health Board.
Bronglais has no specialist baby care unit for complicated births and bosses at Hywel Dda
Health Board have said babies who are born premature or who run into difficulties, are usually transferred to the nearest specialist centre.
University Health Board has been asked by the ombudsman to provide the family with a full written apology and make a payment to them of PS2,500 plus PS250 for its poor complaint handling.
And Hywel Dda
UHB was described as facing a number of "long-standing challenges" and has not yet been able to produce a plan to address them.
University Health Board are seeking tenders from suitably qualified and registered independent Health Care providers for the delivery of a range of packages of care for Dermatology Cases.
A Hywel Dda
health board spokeswoman insisted "absolutely no decisions have yet been made," but added "that no change is not an option".
Health Board is planning a pounds 38m upgrade to Bronglais Hospital, in Aberystwyth.