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Welsh Government

New chair appointed to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

A new chair has been appointed to Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan has announced.

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Funding boost to open long COVID services up to people with other long term conditions.

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has today announced increased funding to widen access to Wales’ long-Covid services, including for people experiencing other long-term conditions.

Chief Medical Officer Sir Frank Atherton

Spring Covid booster programme for over 75s and most vulnerable

The Welsh Government has confirmed that a spring Covid-19 booster vaccination programme will begin on 1st April for the most vulnerable, including people over 75.  

Chief Executive of NHS Wales, Judith Paget, and Dr Ami Jones, Intensive Care Consultant at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, with the George Cross

NHS Wales’ George Cross takes centre stage at St Fagans

The George Cross presented to the NHS in Wales has gone on display to the nation at the St Fagans National Museum of History.

Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan speaking at the WHO conference

Health and wellbeing in Wales promoted across Europe.

Wales’s commitment to health and wellbeing and putting health at the heart of policies has been showcased at a World Health Organisation (WHO) event in Copenhagen.

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New innovative test to improve maternal care being used in North Wales

New breakthroughs, including a diagnostic test for a condition that can cause still births, are improving healthcare across Wales, supported by a new Innovation Strategy for Wales.

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Welsh Government highlights developments to help people with rare diseases and lights up Cathays Park building to raise awareness on Rare Disease Day

The development of a new app, which allows users to share their health profile and potentially draw attention to rare or complex medical conditions with health services, both in the UK and abroad – like a passport – has been highlighted on Rare Disease Day by Health and Social Services Minister Eluned Morgan.

Welsh Government

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board put into Special Measures with board stepping aside

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced that Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will be put into special measures because of serious concerns about performance, leadership and culture.

Welsh Government

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

A Welsh Government spokesperson said: "In April last year we set a target to eliminate the number of patient pathways waiting for longer than a year for their first outpatient appointment by the end of 2022. We knew that this would be challenging , but we wanted to see a real focussed effort on this by health boards. We are disappointed that this ambitious target, which was not set in England, has not been met.

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Budding medics thriving in north Wales

The Seren Medics programme, which helps school-age children go on to study Medicine at university, is enjoying excellent results in north Wales. 

(From left)  Upper Valleys Cluster Lead Pharmacist Niki Watts,  Primary Care Pharmacist Amy David, and Pharmacy Senior Project Manager Oliver Newman

Inhaler recycling scheme helping reduce NHS Wales emissions as £800k funding pot launches

A Welsh Government funded inhaler recycling scheme is helping NHS Wales reduce its carbon emissions and work towards Net Zero ambitions, as a funding pot opens for the social and primary and community care sectors worth £800,000.