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Welsh Government aims to tackle impact of substance misuse

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.



Welsh Government aims to tackle impact of substance misuse

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.



Welsh Government aims to tackle impact of substance misuse

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.



Welsh Government news: Expert group recommends new mortality data system for Wales

A new Welsh approach to the publication of death rates in hospitals is needed, an expert group has recommended.



Welsh Government news: Expert group recommends new mortality data system for Wales

A new Welsh approach to the publication of death rates in hospitals is needed, an expert group has recommended.



NWSSP staff shortlisted for Welsh National Procurement Awards

Nic Cowley, Emma Ash and Thomas Dumbleton of NWSSP Procurement Services have been shortlisted for individual recognition at the upcoming Welsh National Procurement Awards.  



Welsh Government news: Expert group recommends new mortality data system for Wales

A new Welsh approach to the publication of death rates in hospitals is needed, an expert group has recommended.



Silk Commission: Devolve policing and youth justice to Wales - Southwales Evening Post

Silk Commission: Devolve policing and youth justice to Wales - Southwales Evening Post

The proposals have been welcomed by the South Wales Police Labour commission, Alun Michael — but not by the Dyfed-Powys Police commissioner, Chris Salmon, who said devolution would do nothing to improve services or public confidence. Mr Michael



New survey of organ donation legislation shows awareness and understanding is increasing overall in Wales

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.  



Steady improvements on GP access across Wales

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).



New survey of organ donation legislation shows awareness and understanding is increasing overall in Wales

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.  



Steady improvements on GP access across Wales

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).



New survey of organ donation legislation shows awareness and understanding is increasing overall in Wales

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.  



Steady improvements on GP access across Wales

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).





Minister shares 'real evidence' of improvements in cancer care

The Health Minister has written to Assembly Members to present to them the ‘real evidence’ of improvements seen in cancer care in Wales.



Minister shares 'real evidence' of improvements in cancer care

The Health Minister has written to Assembly Members to present to them the ‘real evidence’ of improvements seen in cancer care in Wales.



Minister shares 'real evidence' of improvements in cancer care

The Health Minister has written to Assembly Members to present to them the ‘real evidence’ of improvements seen in cancer care in Wales.


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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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