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Vaccination saves lives: new toolkit to help employers encourage employees get Covid-19 vaccine

The Welsh Government is encouraging employers to do all they can to support their workforce to get vaccinated.

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Plan to deliver urgent and emergency health care in the right place, first time in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has set out plans to transform the delivery of urgent and emergency care in Wales, during an exceptionally challenging time for services.

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Health Minister announces 3% pay rise for Welsh NHS staff

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has agreed a 3% pay rise for all NHS staff, as she today accepted the recommendations of the pay review bodies in full.

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A statement from the Health Minister following the JCVI announcement on vaccinating Children & Young People

Today, I want to provide an update on the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) latest advice for the COVID-19 Vaccination programme and on self-isolation.

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75% of people in Wales have received both doses of the vaccine

Three quarters of people in Wales have now had both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, the Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan has announced.

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£500 self-isolation support payment scheme extended

The Welsh Government scheme which supports people on low-pay with a £500 payment if they have to self-isolate is being extended until March 2022.

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Over £7.8m invested in new equipment for Breast Test Wales service

Breast Test Wales, which usually screens 110,000  women each year is to receive £7.845m of Welsh Government funding to replace imaging equipment, the Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan has confirmed today (Friday 9th July).

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Lifesaving programme given cash boost to keep going by Welsh Government

A lifesaving programme to help improve survival rates after a cardiac arrest is being supported with almost £2.5m over the next three years by the Welsh Government.

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NHS Wales awarded George Cross on 73rd birthday in honour of pandemic efforts

The NHS in Wales has been honoured with The George Cross in recognition of the incredible effort of all those working in the NHS during the pandemic.

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Health Minister thanks staff on NHS anniversary

On the 73rd anniversary of the birth of the NHS, Health and Social Services Minister Eluned Morgan has written to all NHS Chief Executives and staff, including those working in social care, to thank them for their efforts over the course of the pandemic.

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A Call to Arms – drop in for your dose this weekend

Vaccination centres across many parts of Wales will be open for walk-in appointments from this weekend as the Health Minister makes a call to all adults to get their jab. So far, 75% of people aged under-50 in Wales have had their first dose. 

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Minister sets out path for the future of dental services in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has today (Thursday 1 July) set out a path for a gradual increase in routine dental services in Wales.