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Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data: September and October 2023

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS Performance data published today (November 23rd).

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New orthopaedic hub at Llandudno hospital

The Welsh Government has agreed funding of up to £29.4m for a new Orthopaedic hub at Llandudno Hospital to help reduce orthopaedic waiting times.

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Charter to develop healthcare innovation in Wales

AstraZeneca, the UK’s leading life science company, are the latest organisation to sign up to a charter to promote health care innovation in Wales.

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First electronic prescription service launches in Wales

Patients in Rhyl are the first in Wales to benefit from a new electronic prescription service, which allows GPs to send prescriptions securely online to the patient’s choice of community pharmacy, without the need for a paper form.

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Clinically vulnerable encouraged to get their winter vaccines.

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has called on people with clinical vulnerabilities to come forward for their winter vaccinations to protect themselves and the health service.

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“Help Us Help You get treatment as fast as possible this winter” – Head of NHS Wales

As winter approaches and demand on GPs and emergency care services rises, NHS Wales’ Chief Executive Judith Paget is reminding everyone of the different services available across Wales for quick and quality treatment.

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Big business urged to take greater responsibility for public health by Wales’ top doctor

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Sir Frank Atherton, has called on large companies to take greater corporate social responsibility for public health in his 2023 annual report.

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Health Minister thanks GPs for helping tackle the 8am bottleneck

The Health Minister has thanked GPs for progress made in tackling the 8am bottleneck and making it easier for people to get appointments.

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Innovative children’s service and new liquid biopsy method to treat cancer faster, amongst projects nominated for healthcare awards

The Advancing Healthcare Awards Cymru (AHAs) shines a spotlight on and celebrates the work of allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and other skilled colleagues who have implemented innovative healthcare practices in Wales – with awards sponsored by the Welsh Government.

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New digital innovations improving safety, cutting waiting times and saving NHS Wales money

Progress on digital innovations which are helping to cut waiting times and save NHS Wales money have been welcomed by the Health Minister Eluned Morgan.

 

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Chief Nursing Officer prioritises the health and wellbeing of the nursing and midwifery professions across Wales

Chief Nursing Officer for Wales (CNO), Sue Tranka, commences her third year in post and recognises the importance in supporting efforts to enhance the wellbeing of the professions through physical, emotional, work-life balance and fostering a supportive workplace culture.