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Swansea school receives prestigious health award
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:48:17 GMT
Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans, has visited Cwm Glâs Primary School in Swansea today, to present the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes National Quality Award.
Partners can now stay overnight to support mums-to-be
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:14:07 GMT
Partners can now stay overnight to support mums-to-be, new mums and their babies thanks to a delivery of new reclining chairs to the Women’s Unit at the University Hospital of Wales.
Waiting times app is a big hit with users
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:04:45 GMT
Over 6,000 people have downloaded the NHS ‘Live Wait Times’ smartphone app since it was launched in North Wales on 10th January. And users have been giving it a big thumbs up, with very high star ratings and positive feedback.
Board established to oversee Primary Care IT
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:53:21 GMT
Clinical leads and senior representatives from across NHS Wales and Welsh Government will meet to look at the delivery of national Primary Care IT.
Welsh Results Reporting Service launches in Cwm Taf
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:51:09 GMT
A service that allows clinicians to view test results across health board boundaries, regardless of where they were created in Wales, has been rolled out in Cwm Taf University Health Board.
New wards planned for hospitals
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:31:42 GMT
Up to 60 new beds could be coming to Morriston and the Princess of Wales hospitals with plans to erect pre-built modular wards on both sites.
Health Board introduces app to improve communication
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:35:05 GMT
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) is the first Health Board in Wales to implement a mobile medical messenger service called MedicBleep, enabling clinicians to communicate with each other effectively and securely.
Local doctors get green light for new Dyfi Valley healthcare plan
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:22:58 GMT
A group of local GPs are to take over GP healthcare services for the whole of the Dyfi Valley after winning a contract to manage Machynlleth Health Centre. Dr Jon Shaw, Dr Louise Hyde and Dr Sara Bradbury-Willis will now lead a team of GPs, nurses and other allied healthcare workers in a plan to improve services to rural patients from across the Dy
Clinical Research Facility Open Day
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:17:28 GMT
Have you ever wanted to know more about clinical trials? Would you like to speak to those working in the field? This is your chance to take a look around the Clinical Research Facility (CRF) at the University Hospital of Wales at their Open Day on 31 January 2017 between 2pm-8pm.
New Director appointed to lead Information Services
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:43:50 GMT
The NHS Wales Informatics Service is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Thomas as Director of Information Services. She will take up the newly created role in the spring.
Tour of new facilities at Withybush Hospital
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:49:02 GMT
Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, Vaughan Gething, visited two new facilities completed recently at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest.
Sally's gift helped spread smiles over Christmas
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:07:49 GMT
Physiotherapy staff from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board delivered hundreds of gifts to patients at University Hospital Llandough, University Hospital of Wales, St David’s Hospital, Barry Hospital and a nursing home in Cardiff thanks to Sally's Gift.
Minister's praise for team
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:27:58 GMT
The ‘life changing’ impact of the team at the Blood Borne Virus (BBV) Outpatient Clinic at UHW has been praised by the Minister for Health.
Why Nev is sharing his journey from Fat Man to Ironman
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:20:03 GMT
ABMU’s Nev Price has a busy year ahead – he has set himself the target of battling his own health problems to complete a series of gruelling triathlons and lose a whopping seven stone along the way.
Talk Health / Your Voice Matters...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:42:49 GMT
Are you interested in sharing your views and ideas about a range of health issues? We are asking people who live in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen to share their thoughts with the people that plan and provide health services in Gwent. Read how you can do this...
Advice on persistent cough
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:55:13 GMT
A persistent cough is leading many people to turn to their GP for help but doctors say in most cases there is nothing they can do.
Walking aid amnesty launched to help save money
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 09:08:39 GMT
Residents of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan are being asked to return walking aids that they are no longer using. This initiative aims to not only reduce waste, but save thousands of pounds of valuable healthcare money too.
Cuddle cot donated to help grieving parents
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:20:59 GMT
The charity 4Louis recently helped a family with the donation of a cuddle cot to the University Hospital of Wales, which will allow grieving parents to spend more time with their precious little one.