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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

“Despite increasing pressures during unprecedented levels of demand and activity, our hardworking NHS staff continue to deliver high levels of care treating patients during a pandemic.

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Welsh Government to invest nearly £25m in four new digital scanners to cut waiting times and meet service demand

The Welsh Government will invest almost £25m in up to four new PET-CT scanners across Wales to improve access to this cutting edge diagnostic technology.

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New plan for Stroke care announced for Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has today (Wednesday 22nd September) set out a long-term plan for how stroke services will improve in Wales.

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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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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.

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Investment in students is next step to a north Wales medical school

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced more medical students will spend all of their training in north Wales as part of moves towards establishing a medical school there.

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Wales’s new Chief Nursing Officer takes up post

Sue Tranka today takes up the post of Wales’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), bringing with her almost 30 years of nursing experience.

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Children and young people to be removed from shielding list.

Children and young people will be removed from the list of people who would be asked to shield and will no longer be considered clinically extremely vulnerable in relation to Covid-19, the Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan, has announced.

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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data.

Welsh Government statement on the latest NHS Wales Performance and Activity Data published today (Thursday 19 August)

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£551m extra Covid funding for health and social services

Health Minister, Eluned Morgan, has welcomed more than half a billion pounds of new funding for health and social services in Wales to deal with Covid.