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National consultation asks public to help create a smoke-free Wales by 2030

The Welsh Government is calling on people across the country to join a national consultation that will shape its strategy to make Wales smoke-free by 2030.

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New endometriosis nurses to improve awareness and diagnosis in Wales

Specialist endometriosis nurses have been appointed in each Health Board in Wales to improve services for the chronic condition which affects one in ten women.

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Over £7m in funding to extend online mental health service

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Lynne Neagle has confirmed an additional £7.7m in funding to continue providing SilverCloud Wales - the free online mental health support tool for a further three years. The work will be overseen by Powys Teaching Health Board.

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£13m boost for new plan to reduce and prevent obesity in Wales

Reducing inequalities will be at the heart of the Welsh Government’s Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales Delivery Plan for 2022-24, supported by a £13m investment.

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New funding to increase defibrillator access in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced a further £500k to improve community access to defibrillators.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy for 2022 published

Work is in progress to integrate Wales’ COVID-19 vaccination rollout with existing immunisation programmes, the Health Minister has announced.

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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, 17 February).

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New eye care facilities will help cut waiting time

Health Minister, Eluned Morgan has welcomed progress on new eye care facilities which will increase the number of patients receiving eye care treatment and cut waiting times.

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Thousands to benefit from antiviral medicine in Wales

Thousands of people in Wales will have access to a new antiviral medicine which can significantly reduce their risk of being admitted to hospital with COVID-19.

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Wastewater programme expanded across Wales

A Welsh Government-led programme to test wastewater for COVID-19 has been expanded to cover all Welsh health boards and local authorities across 48 sites.

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Community and primary care services are helping to treat people with long-Covid

A review of Wales’ long-Covid programme has found it is helping to treat and manage the needs of people who have sought help for their symptoms.

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New look online support launched providing mental health support for young people

An online resource dedicated to helping young people aged between 11 and 25  to access mental health support has been relaunched to include new information and advice.