This excellent play starts with a speech by Nye Bevan on the birth of the NHS in 1948. From then, to the final words ... The hospital board meeting, discussing the unexpected death of a patient, is sung in three part harmony. All these serve to
A touching drama about one family's encounters with their local hospital intertwines with a surreal, hilarious and hard-hitting examination of the history, politics, economics and day-to-day running of the NHS. ... ("Freedom from the costs
His CV causes some suspicion in Tory circles — he is a former adviser to Tony Blair (I'm also guilty in that respect) and was a co-author of the last Labour government's health reforms — but that is precisely why he will be so valuable
Chairman of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, David Jenkins OBE, said: “Alongside the services they provide, centres like this provide fantastic opportunities for shared working with our Local Authority colleagues, this will be of enormous
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board had the highest number of bed days, standing at 335, with ABMU Health Board and Aneurin Bevan UHB both recording 182. HywelDda UHB recorded 102 days, while Cwm Taf UHB and Cardiff and Vale UHB only ...
They have turned the House of Commons into a government department. Originally the House of ... Attlee was a practical man, he said let's utilize the wartime spirit to deal with the problems of peace and provide food, homes and health for the
Touchscreen computers have also been introduced so customers can research their own conditions and discover all sorts of health information and print it out to use later, which helps them with their treatment and medication. Lesley said: "We
"We are delighted to continue to offer local women a maternity service that has been given the stamp of approval for the emphasis it puts on safety and reducing the risk of harm. We strive to provide ... ABOUT SCARLET FEVER - Public health
To help prevent the spread of the disease, public health officials have published guidance about how to spot signs of infection and are advising parents to take children with suspected symptoms to their GP. ... "That's why we've sent
But when Aneurin Bevan started drawing up plans for a national health service after the World War Two, he decided they could not be trusted to run a system on such a grand scale. So he proposed the giant central structure that still largely exists
They are assessed, visited at home to look for any potential dangers, and then attend a six-week exercise and education class led by physiotherapists in the local community. Exercises improve strength and balance, while ... and social care services
The Royal's project involves an initiative from the retail and health side of the Trust, along with the British Red Cross - with made to order cost-price 'Home From Hospital' food packs available to patients through the discharge lounge.
And a “worst case” scenario outlined in an Aneurin Bevan Health Board report would be a multi-storey car park on the hospital site, which could cost up to £16 million. The hospital's longstanding parking woes are well documented and queues
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 'spikey' ... ...Read more...
SLIDING down the staircase handrail was one of the simple joys of living at home when I was a kid....Read more...
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....Read more...
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.
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
SLIDING down the staircase handrail was one of the simple joys of living at home when I was a kid.
A new website giving patients easily accessible information on NHS performance was launched today by the Welsh Government.
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
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