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Covid-19 guidance for universities and colleges changes

The Welsh Government has formally removed the Infection Control Framework for Higher and Further Education institutions from today.

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New schemes to help refugees and people from Ukraine integrate into Wales

A new Welcome Ticket will provide refugees and people from Ukraine with free bus travel and they will also receive free entry to Cadw sites across Wales.

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Midwives celebrated in Chief Nursing Officer’s awards

On International Day of the Midwife (5th May), Chief Nursing Officer for Wales Sue Tranka joined with midwifery teams in Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to celebrate midwives across Wales and announce the latest winners of her new excellence awards.

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Face coverings retained in health and social care settings

First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed the legal requirement to wear a face covering in health and care settings will remain in place.

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Schools’ Covid guidance aligned to businesses and other workplaces

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced that Covid-19 measures for schools in Wales will be brought into line with guidance for businesses and other organisations.

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£2.4m for projects to reduce NHS Wales emissions

Under embargo 00.01am Friday 29th April

Ambitious project ideas to reduce carbon emissions across NHS Wales will be granted a share of £2.4m as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackle climate change.

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Children’s language and literacy project to be expanded

A project which has supported over 500 children to improve their language, communication and reading skills hopes to help up to 2,000 more across Wales, thanks to £290,000 from the Welsh Government.

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Testing changes for COVID-19 in hospital settings

The approach to testing for COVID-19 in hospital settings in Wales has been updated as vaccination has proven to be highly effective at reducing the risk of symptomatic illness, severe disease, hospitalisation and mortality.

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Ambitious plan to end long waiting times and transform planned care

An ambitious plan to transform planned care in Wales and cut waiting times over the next four years will be published by Health Minister Eluned Morgan today (Tuesday 26 April). 

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Conversion therapy ban moves forward in Wales

Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn outlines the work of the Welsh Government on furthering LGBT equality in Wales. 

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Bird keepers urged to maintain scrupulous biosecurity standards as housing measures set to be lifted

  • Mandatory housing measures will be lifted from 00:01 on Monday 2 May 2022
  • Scrupulous standards of biosecurity remain essential as the risk of avian influenza continues