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Judith Paget

Judith Paget appointed as Chief Executive of NHS Wales

The Welsh Government’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Andrew Goodall, has today announced that Judith Paget has been appointed on a permanent basis to the role of Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive of NHS Wales.

Welsh Government

Health Minister responds to latest NHS performance data

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan, has responded to the latest NHS performance data for Wales, published today (18 May).

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More people accessing urgent and emergency care services and avoiding hospital admission

Thousands of people a month are accessing care in the community and away from Emergency Departments thanks to a   programme to reduce pressure on  urgent and emergency care in Wales.

From L to R Charles Janczewski, 'Jan', Chair Cardiff & Vale University Health Board; Magda Meissner, Project Lead; Eluned Morgan, Minister for Health and Social Services; Sian Morgan, Project Lead

New test to revolutionise lung cancer diagnosis rolled out in Wales.

An innovative liquid biopsy blood test to improve lung cancer treatment could help more people in Wales.

Welsh Government

Latest NHS Wales performance data

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan, has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today:

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NHS Wales recognised at the Advancing Healthcare Awards.

The work of staff within NHS Wales has been recognised at UK-wide Advancing Healthcare Awards 2023.

Eluned Morgan Desk

New requirements on the NHS to improve services for patients and staff

Two new legal duties to improve services, openness and transparency in the NHS have come into force, Health Minister Eluned Morgan announced today.

Eluned Morgan (L)

Don’t let mpox spoil your summer – check if you can have the vaccine

People are being urged to check if they can have the mpox vaccine ahead of the busy summer and festival season.

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.