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More than £14m to improve emergency department at the Grange hospital

More than £14 million is being invested by the Welsh Government to extend and reconfigure parts of the Grange University Hospital emergency department, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has officially announced.

Welsh Government

Significant disruption expected but urgent care to continue during second junior doctors strike

Urgent and life-threatening care will continue to be provided during second junior doctors strike in Wales this week, but significant disruption is expected to other services.

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Call for all parents in Wales to urgently check their children’s MMR vaccination status amid rising concerns over measles

Wales’ Chief Medical Officer – Sir Frank Atherton – is calling on parents to ensure their children are fully vaccinated against measles and are up to date with their other childhood immunisations.

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Increased availability of community pharmacy services helping improve access to primary care

Increased availability of community pharmacy services has meant hundreds of thousands of people haven’t needed GP consultations, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced.

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Welsh Government to ban disposable vapes and back plans for raising smoking age

Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Lynne Neagle has confirmed the Welsh Government will press ahead with plans to ban disposable vapes and support UK Government legislation to increase the smoking age and restrict sales of vapes.

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‘Patient safety will be protected during strike action’

NHS Wales, the BMA and the Welsh Government are working together to ensure patient safety is protected during next week’s junior doctors’ strike, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has said.

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£2.7m to improve emergency departments and minor injury units across Wales

Emergency Departments and Minor Injury Units in Wales to get share of £2.7m to enhance environments for better patient and staff experience – the Welsh Government has announced

Health Minister Eluned Morgan at WAST's Clinical Contact Centre

Ambulance service triage team improving experience and reducing pressure on emergency departments

A clinical triage team in the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST) has helped safely prevent thousands of ambulance journeys to hospital, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has revealed.

Health Minister Eluned Morgan visiting the award-winning Home First team

£8 million for community care to support people to stay well at home and reduce pressure on hospitals

Despite the extreme financial pressures on public services, the Welsh Government has held back an extra £8 million this winter to support people at greatest risk to stay well, receive care at or close to home and reduce pressure on hospitals.