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Apr 18th
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Mum shares heart-breaking miscarriage experience - Barry and District News

Mum shares heart-breaking miscarriage experience - Barry and District News

Thirty-five-year-old Cathryn is now a mum of three to Eva, four, Owen, two, and Isaac, two weeks old, and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board (UHB) has since changed its procedures on disposing of foetal remains. Details of how NHS trusts



Alzheimer's sufferer forced to wait THREE hours outside hospital in ambulance

Raymond Leake, 82, from Penarth, was rushed to hospital after a fall. But his family were outraged when he was left for three hours in the ambulance bay of University Hospital Wales.



Alzheimer's sufferer forced to wait THREE hours outside hospital in ambulance - Daily Mail

Alzheimer's sufferer forced to wait THREE hours outside hospital in ambulance - Daily Mail

Alice Casey, chief operating officer for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, said: 'The Emergency Unit at UHW has been under significant pressure over the last few days. 'Staff have been caring for a high volume of acutely ill people





Pensioner, 82, in three-hour wait outside hospital - WalesOnline

Pensioner, 82, in three-hour wait outside hospital - WalesOnline

In response, Alice Casey, chief operating officer for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, said: “The Emergency Unit at UHW has been under significant pressure over the last few days. “Staff have been caring for a high volume of acutely ill



'All those dreams were just completely torn from us': Mother tells of her ... - WalesOnline

'All those dreams were just completely torn from us': Mother tells of her ... - WalesOnline

Writer Cathryn Hurley's account comes as it can be revealed more than 1,700 foetal remains disposed of by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) in two years were incinerated alongside rubbish including bandages and syringes. The board





Ann Clwyd calls for resignation of officials at Wales' largest health board ... - WalesOnline

Ann Clwyd calls for resignation of officials at Wales' largest health board ... - WalesOnline

Ms Clwyd issued a statement which said: "Labour MP Ann Clwyd has today demanded the resignation of the Chair [Maria Battle] and Chief Executive of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, after details were disclosed of the investigation into



NHS complaints 'worry for patients', says nurses' leader - BBC News

NHS complaints 'worry for patients', says nurses' leader - BBC News

Last week Ms Clwyd called for bosses at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to resign claiming the organisation had released private details on the investigation into the death of her husband. The health board confirmed that information about



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Labour MP Ann Clwyd has called for the chair and chief executive of Cardiff and the Vale Health Board to resign, claiming details of the investigation into her husband's death were released "for spiteful and political reasons".



MP disputes 'no NHS evidence' claims

Labour MP Ann Clwyd defends claims that she has not given the Welsh government facts or evidence to back up her concerns about the Welsh NHS.



The girl who can't smile: Botched surgery for a neck tumour leaves 12-year-old with severed facial nerves

Caitlin Gaylard, who used to live in South Wales, has received compensation from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board after a nerve in her face was severed during surgery.



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Welsh "data detectives" use maths to save lives - Medical Xpress

An innovative modelling unit set up between the University and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board puts maths at the heart of medicine, helping managers match capacity to demand. The team built a simulation model at the Royal Gwent Hospital to



Coroner criticises hospital staff for 'serious medical failures' in treatment ... - WalesOnline

Coroner criticises hospital staff for 'serious medical failures' in treatment ... - WalesOnline

Following the verdict, Dr Graham Shortland, medical director at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, said: “The health board is deeply sorry for this tragic loss of life and extend our sincere condolences to Mrs Wise's family and friends.



Commitment of staff highlighted in awards - WalesOnline

Commitment of staff highlighted in awards - WalesOnline

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board lead the way with nine projects in the final, followed by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with five shortlisted entries, with the winners announced in a ceremony at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff on July 2



Ann Clwyd accuses health board of confidentiality breach - BBC News

Ann Clwyd accuses health board of confidentiality breach - BBC News

She claimed Owen Roberts spent 27 hours on a trolley at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales before dying in 2012. The Cardiff and Vale board confirmed information about her husband's case had been released in response to a Freedom of



No-smile girl Caitlin Gaylard receives £100000 damages - BBC News

No-smile girl Caitlin Gaylard receives £100000 damages - BBC News

A spokesman for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board said: "The health board is very sorry for what has happened and we would like to offer our sincere apologies to Caitlin and her family. "The board accepted liability in this case



Newport man died after three-year wait for heart op - South Wales Argus

Newport man died after three-year wait for heart op - South Wales Argus

Dr Navroz Masani, the clinical board director for specialist services at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, said: “We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Mrs Tuvnes following the loss of her husband. We are sorry to hear of her



Leading light Lara up for national award - Penarth Times

Leading light Lara up for national award - Penarth Times

Lara, who works for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, has raised more than £70,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust Unit (TCT) at University Hospital of Wales. Her efforts have already seen her take part in the Olympic Torch relay in 2012 and


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Broken hip recovery rate on the rise at Princess of Wales Hospital

Elderly patients taken to Princess of Wales Hospital with broken hips after a fall now have a better chance than ever of going on to make a full recovery.

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Keep cool during hot weather

As the temperatures rise, Wales’ Chief Medical Officer is reminding everyone to keep safe in the sun.  

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Give a bit of love back to your heart this Healthy Wednesday

Keeping your heart healthy, whatever your age, is the most important thing you can do to help prevent and manage heart disease.  

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Ambulance response times slower across Gwent - Free Press Series

Ambulance response times slower across Gwent - Free Press Series

The figures were a slight improvement on those for December 2012, and a Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust spokesman said the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust had “experienced increased pressure in December with unpredictable and

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Few injuries suffered sliding down the banisters of life banister of life

SLIDING down the staircase handrail was one of the simple joys of living at home when I was a kid.

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New website is another step towards a transparent NHS

A new website giving patients easily accessible information on NHS performance was launched today by the Welsh Government.  

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Review of the advisory structure for health in Wales

Today, Welsh Government Health Minister Mark Drakeford launched a three month call for evidence in order to review the current advisory structure of health bodies in Wales to see how to make the system more efficient, effective and

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Praise for Gwent NHS linen tagging system - South Wales Argus

Praise for Gwent NHS linen tagging system - South Wales Argus

The board's laundry service, Greenvale, based at the former Llanfrechfa Grange Hospital site near Cwmbran, serves Gwent hospitals and also has contracts with Cardiff and Vale, and Powys Health Boards, Velindre NHS Trust, and smaller contracts in

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