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£3 million given to Fire and Rescue Authorities to help the response to national emergencies

Fire and Rescue Authorities (FRAs) in Wales have been awarded £3 million in funding by Welsh Government, to support national resilience capabilities and the response to national emergencies.

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Warning to parents about the risk of undiagnosed diabetes among children and young people

Children are at risk of serious harm from undiagnosed diabetes if parents avoid seeking medical advice over fears of exposing them to Coronavirus.

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£15m for ‘Covid-proof’ travel

A major new package of funding has been announced by the Welsh Government to create more space for people to travel under social distancing restrictions. Councils will get investment for schemes that widen pavements and create more space for cyclists to embed those new habits for the long-term.

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Duty of Care approach needed to combat fly-tipping

The Welsh Government Duty of Care campaign to encourage people to help tackle fly-tipping relaunches today. To remind householders in Wales that they must always use a registered waste carrier to remove unwanted household items and excess rubbish from their homes.

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Essential cancer services and support campaign urges patients: Don’t wait, don’t leave it too late

Cancer services are still available during the Covid pandemic and people with possible symptoms of cancer are urged not to put off seeking help and advice, the Health Minister said today (Wednesday 17 June)

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First Ministers write to PM on Brexit transition

First Minister Mark Drakeford and the First Minster of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon have written to the Prime Minister to request an extended Brexit transition period to complete negotiations and support businesses through post-COVID recovery.

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Digital services introduced in NHS Wales during coronavirus are here to stay

New digital technology fast-tracked to support non-contact consultations in NHS Wales during the coronavirus pandemic, is here to stay, Health Minister, Vaughan Gething has said.

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Welsh Dairy Support Scheme set to open for applications

Applications for the new Welsh dairy support scheme will open on 18 June, supporting farmers hardest hit by the recent exceptional market conditions due to Covid 19, Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths, confirmed today.

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£640m reaches businesses in £2.4bn Welsh Government Covid-19 response

The Finance Minister Rebecca Evans will set out the extraordinary steps the Welsh Government has taken to dedicate more than £2.4bn to the coronavirus crisis when the supplementary budget is published later today.

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Welsh Government launches risk assessment to support BAME workers

A new risk assessment is today being launched to support people from BAME backgrounds in the NHS and social care in Wales.

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New app to provide specialist advice to GPs in seconds

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has approved £650,000 funding for a new system to allow GPs, paramedics and other healthcare professionals to get immediate specialist advice when reviewing and treating patients.

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Unlocking Our Society and Economy: Wales’ roadmap published

  • After nearly eight weeks of lockdown, the Welsh Government sets out its proposals for the next steps;
  • Red, Amber, Green traffic light system to be used to ease lockdown restrictions;
  • Exiting lockdown restrictions will be guided by the science.