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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.

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No One Left Behind as Health Boards work to vaccinate all over-16s

Health Minister Eluned Morgan encourages everyone to take up their offer of a Covid vaccine, with confirmation that all 16 and 17 year olds in Wales will have received their offer of a Covid vaccine by the end of this week. 

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‘Getting your flu jab and Covid booster is so important this autumn,’ urges Health Minister Eluned Morgan as flu vaccination programme expanded

Wales is set to see its largest ever flu vaccination programme this autumn, with the jab being offered to all those aged over 50 and all secondary school children.

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Self-isolation support payment increased to £750

Following changes to the policy on self-isolation, the Welsh Government’s self-isolation support scheme will increase from £500 to £750.

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Changes to self-isolation for fully-vaccinated adults

All adults who have been fully-vaccinated will no longer have to self-isolate if they are identified as close contacts of someone with coronavirus from 7 August, the First Minister confirmed today.

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Under-18s invited for their first Covid-19 vaccine in Wales

Young people who are about to turn 18 are being invited to have their Covid-19 vaccine in Wales.