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Ambulance arrival at crash scene 'took too long' - Barry and District News

Ambulance arrival at crash scene 'took too long' - Barry and District News

Police arrived at the scene within five minutes of being called but the ambulance took 23 minutes. Mr Collins said: "I just felt that was too long when there's a guy lying in the middle of the road." The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS



Budget 2014: The Chancellor's speech - Telegraph.co.uk

Budget 2014: The Chancellor's speech - Telegraph.co.uk

We are taking further difficult decisions now so we can reduce the deficit and protect our NHS and schools and meet our obligations to the world's poorest by contributing 0.7pc of our national income to help them. On public service ... Because





Budget 2014: The speech in full - The Independent

Budget 2014: The speech in full - The Independent

We are taking further difficult decisions now so we can reduce the deficit and protect our NHS and schools and meet our obligations to the world's poorest by contributing 0.7% of our national income to help them. On public .... I will also



Welsh paramedic Dai Rees in Maldives on charity mission dies in diving accident

Paramedic Dai Rees, 30, was killed after flying 4,500 miles to the tropical island nation to help deliver hospital equipment and to share his first aid expertise.



Budget 2014: as it happened - March 19, 2014

George Osborne puts savers at the centre in his fifth Budget



George Osborne’s speech: UK Budget 2014 transcript in full

Read the full text of George Osborne's 2014 Budget Speech



Budget 2014: George Osborne's statement in full

I can report today that the economy is continuing to recover – and recovering faster than forecast. We set out our plan. And together with the British people, we held our nerve.



Budget 2014: George Osborne's speech in full

George Osborne has just finished giving his Budget speech for 2014, describing it as a “Budget for the makers, the doers, and the savers”. Here is his speech in full.



Budget 2014: The Chancellor's speech

George Osborne's 2014 Budget speech in full        



Budget 2014 – full speech

I can report today that the economy is continuing to recover – and recovering faster than forecast. We set out our plan. And together with the British people, we held our nerve.



The Budget speech in full - London Loves Business

The Budget speech in full - London Loves Business

We are taking further difficult decisions now so we can reduce the deficit and protect our NHS and schools and meet our obligations to the world's poorest by contributing 0.7% of our national income to help them. On public .... I will also



Pembrokeshire man Dai Rees dies in Maldives snorkelling accident - Western Telegraph

Pembrokeshire man Dai Rees dies in Maldives snorkelling accident - Western Telegraph

The group set up by Dai and his colleagues is the Madivian Sihhath Initiative, which will work in partnership with the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust to deliver training and equipment - donated by the trust - to five of the most populated



Budget 2014: Speech in full - The Independent

Budget 2014: Speech in full - The Independent

We are taking further difficult decisions now so we can reduce the deficit and protect our NHS and schools and meet our obligations to the world's poorest by contributing 0.7% of our national income to help them. On public .... I will also



Welsh paramedic dies in diving accident while carrying out charity work in the ... - WalesOnline

Welsh paramedic dies in diving accident while carrying out charity work in the ... - WalesOnline

Dai Rees, who worked for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) and was originally from Saundersfoot is believed to have died after blacking out while snorkelling. The Trust has confirmed Mr Rees died while on the trip






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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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Paralympic dream for six-year-old Ollie - if he can get the right prosthetic - WalesOnline
The stuntman, who has set two world records for quad bike jumping, met Ollie while performing at ...

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WRVS coffee shop in Morriston Hospital to be replaced with a larger shop - Southwales Evening Post
A spokesman for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (ABMU) said: "“The new ...

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Cardiff hospital daffodil mural to be replaced - WalesOnline
In recent years, the daffodil had weathered so Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, working ...

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Idea to close dementia ward at Pontypridd hospital devastates families - WalesOnline
There are currently two wards providing specialist dementia care for older people in the Cwm Taf ...

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New Year's Honours - full Wales list - ITV News
Professor Susan Ellen Bale, of Magor, Monmouthshire - assistant nurse director, research and ...