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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data: April and May 2024

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS performance data published today. A spokesperson said:

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Paperless clinic and kits to reduce medicine waste winners at NHS Awards

Healthcare professionals have been awarded for their successes in making NHS services more environmentally friendly at the Welsh Sustainability Awards 2024.

Patient Sharon Bettinson, from Caerphilly, with her husband and staff at Velindre Cancer Centre

Thousands more now getting the right urgent and emergency care, in the right place, the first time

More than 200,000 people accessed new NHS services developed through the Welsh Government's pioneering Six Goals programme as an alternative to emergency department care or admission to hospital last year.

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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data: March and April 2024

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS performance data published today.

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New plan to reduce deaths caused by infections resistant to antibiotics

Everyone must play their part in preventing one of the world’s biggest killers, Wales’ Chief Medical and Veterinary Officers have said as they launch the next stage of a 20-year plan to reduce resistance to antibiotics

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Health Secretary congratulates Welsh winners at UK awards

Healthcare professionals from across NHS Wales were awarded for their innovative work, collaboration, and leadership to improve healthcare in Wales and beyond, at the UK’s Advancing Healthcare Awards 2024

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Vital funding to support Welsh hospices

Health Secretary Eluned Morgan has today announced Welsh hospices will receive £4m in government funding to continue their vital work

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BMA pay disputes – Junior Doctors, Consultants and Specialist Doctors

The Welsh Government and BMA Wales’ three national committees representing consultants, SAS doctors and junior doctors have today agreed to formal negotiations about pay.

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New expectations of health boards to improve experience, speed up access and reduce emissions in emergency departments

Evidence-based approaches to speed up assessment times, reducing the time people wait to be admitted to hospital and a focus on sustainability are some of the ways new quality standards will help to improve Wales’ emergency departments.