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New package of support for unpaid carers

On Carers’ Rights Day Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has outlined how £7m Welsh Government funding will support unpaid carers in recognition of the vital support they provide to the people they care for.

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£45m package to train staff and help Welsh SMEs grow

A £45m package of funding that will help small businesses across Wales to grow and support thousands of people to train to work in key sectors is being made available by the Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, announced today.

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No changes to Covid rules as First Minister thanks Wales for help to bring case rates down

First Minister Mark Drakeford has thanked people throughout Wales for their hard work to help reduce record-high coronavirus case rates over the last three weeks.

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Extension of COVID Pass to help keep Wales open this winter

COVID Passes will now be needed to enter cinemas, theatres and concert halls in Wales from today (Monday 15 November 2021).

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Shop safe, shop kind: we all have a responsibility to stop the spread of Covid and keep shops open – Economy Minister

With rates of Coronavirus transmission still high in Wales, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has called on shoppers and retailers to play their part in keeping people safe by ensuring face coverings are worn while shopping indoors.

This is a legal requirement in Wales for those not exempt and is crucial in helping to prevent the spread of the virus.

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First Minister of Wales receives Covid booster jab

The First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has today received his Covid-19 booster vaccine at the Bayside Mass Vaccination Centre in Cardiff Bay.

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Senedd approves extension of NHS COVID pass

Members of the Senedd have approved the extension of the NHS COVID pass to cinemas, theatres and concert halls in Wales.

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New £1 million fund to back local businesses in communities across Wales

A new fund is being launched by the Welsh Government to back local businesses offering the goods and services that support the wellbeing of everybody in Wales, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

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‘Support the NHS this winter by getting your booster vaccination’ - Health Minister

The Health Minister is urging people to have their autumn Covid-19 booster vaccination to support the NHS ahead of winter.

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Health Minister pledges £170m extra a year for ‘transformation’ of how planned care services are delivered

More than £170m extra a year is set to be invested in planned care across NHS Wales, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced at the inaugural Planned Care Summit.

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First Minister encourages people to get the flu vaccine as he gets the jab

This week, First Minister Mark Drakeford, got his flu vaccination and encouraged others to take up the offer this winter to help keep people safe and well.

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Strengthened measures to reduce high coronavirus cases in Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford will today [Friday] say alert level zero protective measures will be strengthened to keep people safe and help reduce high levels of coronavirus in Wales.