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New Social Care and Well Being Information Site

Organisations providing social, leisure or recreational activities in Carmarthenshire are being urged to promote their services on a new Welsh social care and well-being...

Welsh Government “reviewing” need for an autism law

Welsh Government “reviewing” need for an autism law Plans to keep the need for a Wales-specific law on autism “under review” have been cautiously welcomed...

TAXI DRIVER REFUSED TO TAKE MS SUFFERER

A Carmarthen taxi driver has had his licence suspended for seven days for refusing to take a passenger who has MS because her journey...

HIV Self-Tests Provide STI Solution Outside Cities

HIV Self-Tests Provide STI Solution Outside Cities 75% of HIV self-tests ordered online are from rural areas as budget cuts impact access to sexual health...

The breast cancer no one talks about: One woman’s journey with...

The breast cancer no one talks about: One woman's journey with metastatic disease (BPT) - Beth Fairchild considered herself fairly well-educated about breast cancer. Like...

Chance for St Clears people to help shape new dementia strategy...

People in St. Clears invited to have their say and help shape new dementia strategy for Wales Alzheimer’s Society, working in collaboration with Welsh Government...

PROMOTING MENTAL WELLBEING IN CHILDREN – LOCAL CHILDREN HELP LAUNCH...

PROMOTING MENTAL WELLBEING IN CHILDREN LOCAL CHILDREN HELP LAUNCH LOTTERY FUNDED PROJECT FOR WELSH SCHOOLS Rearrange your Brain – Schools Project The subject of childhood brain injury...

From Stroke Survivor to Stroke Thriver – What We All Need...

From Stroke Survivor to Stroke Thriver - What We All Need to Know With good care and rehabilitation, there is life after stroke. As you read...

NHS Wales Increase Spending on Agency Staff

Sixty per cent year-on-year spike in Welsh health boards’ agency spend The amount of money NHS Wales health boards spend on agency employees has increased...

Concern as Immunisation Take-Up Declines in Wales

Concern as immunisation take-up declines in Wales  A new NHS report shows that the number of children who were up to date with their routine...

The Welsh Conservative campaign to bring about an Autism Bill for...

In a Senedd debate led by Mark Isherwood AM, Conservative Members called on the Welsh Government to give more support to the estimated 34,000...

Role for us all in tackling mental health stigma

Rhun ap Iorwerth outlines action for improving services More talking therapies and extra funding for child and adolescent mental health services are needed if we...

BEAT FLU BEFORE IT BEATS YOU!

The annual national campaign to encourage people in eligible groups across Wales to have flu vaccination and protect themselves from the illness has been...

Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon voices thought-provoking dementia animation

Film from Alzheimer’s Research UK aims to improve understanding of the condition  Welsh Actor Iwan Rheon is helping to improve understanding of dementia by lending...

New delivery plan to improve mental health and well-being in Wales,...

On World Mental Health Day, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has today launched the Welsh Government's new delivery plan to improve mental health and well-being...

#CymruTravelChallenge set to boost employee well-being by transforming the Welsh commute...

Leading sustainable transport charity, Sustrans Cymru launches second online travel challenge to get workplaces encouraging their employees to walk, cycle or use public transport...

Creating a dementia-friendly nation

Dementia resources will now be available in schools across Wales for the first time   Welsh schoolchildren will soon have access to resources on an issue...

Data showing lack of GP service provision “wrong” says First Minister...

The First Minister has called data provided by the Welsh Assembly’s independent research service “wrong”, when confronted with the fact that just three in...

Protect tomorrow by helping today: people encouraged to sign up to...

People in Swansea and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to find out more about an innovative research project designed to better understand the...

Meatless Monday Endorsed by World Health Summit 2016

On Monday, October 10, thought leaders and decision makers from academia, the industry, government, and civil society will dine on a Meatless Monday menu at...

SIRENS AND CHURCHILL COMING TO TOWN

You could be forgiven for thinking war has broken out if you happen to be in Llanelli on October 6. Air raid sirens will be...

Deadline approaching for people to claim for their care

People who believe their care should have been funded by the NHS, are being encouraged by the Welsh Government to register their intent to...

Ambulance target met for almost a year

The Welsh Ambulance Service responded to almost 80% of the most life-threatening calls in eight minutes or less in August, meeting the target for...

Health Secretary announces IPFR Review Panel

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething today announced the new review panel to undertake a focused, independent review of the Individual Patient Funding Request (IPFR) process...

Caring Phil scores a hit with award judges

A dedicated dad of two who coaches an under 10 football team in his spare time is in the running for a major award...

Welsh Conservative shadow health secretary responds to RCPCH’s neonatal care report

Welsh Conservative shadow health secretary, Angela Burns AM, has made the following statement in response to the findings of The Royal College of Paediatrics...

Universal child health programme launched

Healthy Child Wales, a programme that will ensure every child up to the age of seven receives consistent and universal health services in Wales,...

Scottish Cheese Recalled due to Possible E.coli Link

Neath Port Talbot Council has been alerted by the Food Standards Agency regarding a recall of all cheese produced by Errington Cheese Ltd. The Council...

NHS winter planning: we can all play our part – Vaughan...

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has called on everyone in Wales to think about keeping well this winter and if they need a health professional...

Cancer survival chances better in England than Wales, data reveals

ONS data shows that male and female patients in England still have a better survival rate than their equivalents in Wales for the majority...

First Minister denounced for cynically pledging to end a drug “postcode...

Carwyn Jones lambasted over inability to make basic commitments on health, education and economy The Welsh Conservative leader has criticised the First Minister for cynically...

First Minister challenged over GP shortages in mid and west Wales

The Welsh Government was quizzed over the future of primary care provision for people living in the mid and west region.   Simon Thomas, Shadow Cabinet...

RISE IN NUMBER OF LIVES SAVED OR IMPROVED BY AN ORGAN...

New figures showing a rise in the number of people living in Wales whose lives were saved or improved by an organ transplant have...

Residential Care Consultation – still time to give your opinion

Neath Port Talbot Council is consulting on proposed changes to plans for Arwelfa Residential Care Home in Croeserw and Trem-y-Glyn Residential Care Home in...

Welsh Labour forced to tackle GP crisis “head-on” as Welsh Conservatives...

The British medical Association has warned that the GP recruitment crisis affecting services in parts of Wales is getting worse, with more surgeries than...

New plans to tackle harm caused by substance misuse launched

Welsh Government plans to tackle substance misuse will mean more training for health professionals dealing with new psychoactive substances and surveillance work to understand...

TREATMENT FOR FEMALE TUMOUR REDUCES NEED FOR SURGERY

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline recommending the use of Esmya® (ulipristal acetate 5mg), up to four courses, as...

Ambulance response times pilot extended by 6 months

The Welsh Government is to extend its clinical response model pilot for a further six months, according to a written statement issued by the...

FREE NHS BREAST SCREENING RETURNS TO LLANELLI

The Breast Test Wales mobile screening unit is returning to Llanelli. The mobile unit will be situated at Morrisons Car Park, Llanelli  from September 2016–April...

Rise in number of lives saved or improved by an organ...

New figures showing a rise in the number of people living in Wales whose lives were saved or improved by an organ transplant have...

CARTREF CYNNES ‘A MODEL’ OF EXTRA CARE

Cartref Cynnes, Family Housing’s new £13million extra care scheme has been officially opened by Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Social Services and Public Health. The...

All areas of Wales meet ambulance target for second month in...

All local health boards (LHBs) in Wales have surpassed the national ambulance response times target for the second month in a row. Latest statistics from...

Survival rates improving in critical care but more progress is needed

Survival rates are improving in critical care services in Wales, but more progress is still needed, according to the Annual report for the Critically...

Don’t burger up your bank holiday: Over 480,000 people in Wales...

Over 480,000* people in Wales are at risk of food poisoning from pink burgers at Bank Holiday barbecues, according to research released today by...

HAVE A SIZZLING AND SAFE BBQ THIS BANK HOLIDAY

If you’re aiming to round off the summer holidays with a Bank Holiday  barbecue this weekend, Carmarthenshire County Council and Food Standards Agency (FSA)...

CARTREF CYNNES ‘A MODEL’ OF EXTRA CARE

Cartref Cynnes, Family Housing’s new £13million extra care scheme has been officially opened by Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Social Services and Public Health. The...

Fewer people dying of cardiovascular disease in Wales, according to new...

Fewer people are dying of cardiovascular disease in Wales, according to the Welsh Government’s heart disease annual report. The report, published today, also shows that...

Introducing New Fitness ‘Swim Coach’ From Speedo

Speedo International has launched 'Swim Coach,' a free digital coaching tool with over 200 workouts designed by elite Speedo athletes, coaches and collaborators to...

Maps encouraging Swansea residents to get on their bikes

A new cycle route map is being used to encourage commuters in Swansea to ditch the car in favour of a bike journey to...

Cruse Bereavement Care Cymru and Alzheimer’s Society in Wales working together

Funded by the Welsh Government Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant 2016-2019, Cruse Cymru and the Alzheimer’s Society in Wales are joining in a...

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