my husband has been waiting for a hip operation in bridgend hospital west glam he could not have it last year as he had to have prostrate done first. they said when he had this done he would have is hip done within a few weeks. he had his prostrate done @ has been waiting since febuary 2013. we took him away for 5days as there was no sign of his operation when we asked them we have been phoning them regulary has he 79yrs old @his in terrific pain in his groin he has worked all his life he his a young 79yr old gets no sleep for the pain. he is on pain killers @ will have to go on morpine if i had the money i would pay private we are both too old to borrow money. he also has only quarter of his lungs left so it is affecting his health i am afraid with this stress it will kill him yours faithfully mrs c a xxxxxxx'