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New members appointed to the Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care appointed.

A new deputy chair and six  non-executive members have been appointed to the new Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care (CVB).

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Unpaid carers urged to apply for their £500 payment

Unpaid carers in west Wales are being urged to apply for a £500 payment to help with the increased cost of caring during the cost-of living-crisis

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Reminder for people to get their spring booster in Wales

People eligible for the spring COVID-19 booster are being urged to get vaccinated before the cut-off date of Thursday 30 June.

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Wales extends COVID-19 testing throughout July

The Health Minister, Eluned Morgan has today (Friday 24th June) confirmed that access to free LFD tests will be extended in Wales until July 31st  2022.

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Welsh Government response to publication of latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today (Thursday, 23rd June).

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Thousands of cataract patients being treated in mobile theatres

Thousands of patients in Cardiff and Vale are having operations for cataracts in mobile theatres to help increase capacity and cut waiting times.

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Chief Medical Officer warns climate change poses a ‘serious health risk’ to the most vulnerable in Wales in annual report

Climate change poses a ‘serious health risk’ to the most vulnerable in Wales, Chief Medical Officer Frank Atherton has warned in his annual report.

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Twenty-six actions for Wales to eliminate HIV and tackle stigma

An ambitious plan setting out 26 actions to eliminate new HIV infections, improve quality of life and end stigma by 2030 has been published today (Tuesday 14 June) by the Welsh Government.

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Updated release Banning energy drinks for under-16s among new ideas to reduce obesity

*** please note slight update to stats around the number of people obese/overweight in Wales

Banning the sale of energy drinks for under-16s and limiting hot food takeaways near schools are among new ideas to improve the health of young people and stop the rising rates of obesity in Wales

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Escalation status of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Targeted intervention measures for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will be extended to include services at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, the Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced today.

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Digital tools transforming kidney care in Wales.

A new all-Wales digital system is helping people with chronic kidney disease manage their care through technology and cutting hospital visits.

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Welsh Government response to publication of latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today (Thursday, 19th May).