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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
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Welsh Government response to publication of latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today (Thursday, 21st April).

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Offshore Energy Cluster aims to realise North Wales’ low-carbon potential

M-SParc has been chosen as the accountable body for the Offshore Energy Alliance – a supply chain cluster established to take advantage of the opportunities offered by offshore energy in North Wales. 

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£1.1 million investment to champion older people as Wales becomes Age Friendly

Actions the Welsh Government will take to champion older people and challenge the way we think about ageing have been published by Julie Morgan, the Deputy Minister for Social Services.

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NHS Bursary extended in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed Wales will extend the NHS Wales Bursary scheme to eligible healthcare students studying in the 2023-24 academic year.

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Deputy Minister urges eligible families to claim Healthy Start payment

The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle MS, is encouraging eligible families to sign up for Healthy Start to get healthy food and vitamins for free.

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“Everything we do helps protect us and the people around us” – First Minister Mark Drakeford

First Minister Mark Drakeford has spoken about the importance of continuing to take simple steps to protect our public health to manage the spread of coronavirus.