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Chief Medical Officer encourages pregnant women to have COVID-19 vaccine

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton is appealing to pregnant women to accept their COVID-19 vaccine when offered. This follows the rise in the number of unvaccinated pregnant women being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 who are experiencing serious illness.

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COVID-19 booster vaccine roll out begins in Wales

Frontline NHS staff working in North Wales have become the first people in Wales to receive their Covid-19 booster vaccines, as the programme started in Wales today [Thursday 16 September].

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‘We are committed to improving community access to defibrillators to boost cardiac arrest survival rates,' vows Health Minister

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced an additional £500k to improve community access to defibrillators and boost out of hospital cardiac arrest survival rates.

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£48m Covid recovery fund to support social care in Wales

A new £48m package of funding to support social care in Wales has today (Tuesday September 14) been announced by Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan.

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Wider choice of COVID tests to be available for international travellers

A wider choice of test providers will be available for people returning to Wales from overseas to book PCR tests from 21 September, Health Minister Eluned Morgan confirmed today.