Tackling the harms associated with substance misuse continues to be a key priority for the Welsh Government, Health Minister, Mark Drakeford today explained in a conference to 150 key stakeholders in Swansea.
A new Welsh approach to the publication of death rates in hospitals is needed, an expert group has recommended.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF A MEETING OF THE CWM TAF UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD.
The most recent public attitude survey of more than 1,000 people across Wales has shown an overall increase in both awareness of the changes and understanding of the detail of the Welsh Government’s new organ donation legislation.
Latest figures show further steady progress on increasing access to GPs for working people in Wales, Health Minister Mark Drakeford said today (Tuesday 25 February).
There are currently two wards providing specialist dementia care for older people in the Cwm Taf Health Board area – at the 18-bed unit on Ward One at Dewi Sant Hospital, Pontypridd, and at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr. But Cwm Taf
A NEW campaign to offer support to carers is being launched by Cwm Taf University Health Board together with Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff councils.
Dates for the March meetings have now been finalised
The Health Minister has written to Assembly Members to present to them the ‘real evidence’ of improvements seen in cancer care in Wales.
Funding announced by the Welsh Government Health Minister Mark Drakeford will pay for more than 2,000 new students and secure the training of more than 6,100 current students in 2014/15.
PHARMACISTS are warning people not to stockpile prescription medicines in their homes as part of Cwm Taf University Health Board’s ongoing Your Medicines Your Health campaign.
A report published last week (Friday 7 February) has shown that a European Social Funded (ESF) project has helped 862 former substance misusers gain employment and a further 923 enter further learning.
Welsh Government Health Minister Mark Drakeford today launched new guidelines to help the recovery of substance misusers at an event held in the Orbit Centre, Merthyr Tydfil.
HEALTH boards and the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust will today (February 13) hold special board meetings to discuss a series of recommendations about the way some key hospital services are planned and delivered in South Wales and South Powys.
Cwm Taf University Health Board’s executive and independent board members met today to consider 10 recommendations from the South Wales Programme board about the outcome of the consultation and the future of health services in South Wales and
The Programme's recommendations were approved by four of the five health boards, but were thrown into uncertainty when Cwm Taf University Health Board rejected the key recommendation. In a joint statement, Dr Chris Jones and Allison Williams,
The area's health board, Cwm Taf, rejected a key recommendation of the plan relating to A&E, specialist care for mothers, newborn babies and children, and has come up with its own options. Daniel Davies reports for BBC's Sunday Politics
There is confusion about the future of healthcare in south Wales after one health board refused to join four others in agreeing plans to centralise key services at five hospitals. Cwm Taf went against the proposals relating to A&E, specialist
It is being coordinated by Cancer Research UK's Wales Cancer Trials Unit at Cardiff University and Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff. Patients will have chemotherapy first and those who respond will be then given olaparib or a placebo. The participants ... ...Read more...
The family of a pensioner who died has demanded an inquiry into all hospitals under the control of a south Wales health board. Grandmother Margaret Hoskins, 64, had been treated at both Singleton and Morriston hospitals in Swansea. Abertawe Bro ... ...Read more...
After Paul's death an Ombudsman's report was published, highlighting failures within Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Jonathan and Jayne decided they wanted something positive to come from their brother's death and, following the ... ...Read more...
The family of a pensioner who died has demanded an inquiry into all hospitals under the control of a south Wales health board. Grandmother Margaret Hoskins, 64, had been treated at both Singleton and Morriston hospitals in Swansea. Abertawe
Keeping your heart healthy, whatever your age, is the most important thing you can do to help prevent and manage heart disease.
The Health Minister Mark Drakeford has urged people within the health sector in Wales to nominate people for a St David Award.
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
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
It is being coordinated by Cancer Research UK's Wales Cancer Trials Unit at Cardiff University and Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff. Patients will have chemotherapy first and those who respond will be then given olaparib or a placebo. The