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NHS Wales awarded highest honour by the Queen
The Queen presented the George Cross to NHS Wales Chief Executive Judith Paget and Intensive Care Consultant Dr Ami Jones at a ceremony in Windsor Castle today (12 July).
Chief Medical Officer reminds people of advice to stop spread of coronavirus
The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Sir Frank Atherton is reminding people to follow simple steps to protect themselves from the risk of catching Covid-19.
This includes getting vaccinated, wearing face coverings in crowded indoor settings and taking a lateral flow test if you have symptoms.
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).
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
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.