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30th July 2010

High-tech approach to social care

    Visitors to the National Eisteddfod (31 July – 7 August) will get the opportunity to portray what social care means to them on a high-tech graffiti wal.. read more »

27th July 2010

Care Council for Wales responds to DoH announcement about GSCC

The Care Council for Wales has noted yesterday's announcement by the Department of Health on the future arrangements of regulation of social workers in England. Responding to the announcement, Ar.. read more »

27th July 2010

UK in bottom third of countries for dementia drug usage

Published 27 July 2010 The UK ranks 11th out of 14 countries for dementia drug use rates according to a report published by the Department of Health today (Tuesday 27 July, 2010). The pa.. read more »

20th July 2010

Families First Pioneers announced

Deputy Minister for Children Huw Lewis has announced Wales’ first “Families First Pioneer areas” as part of the Welsh Assembly Government’s commitment to support fami.. read more »

16th July 2010


The Care Council for Wales is to consult with registered practitioners and others on new proposals to streamline and refine the ways in which the regulatory body deals with cases of alleged professi.. read more »

12th July 2010

Planning ahead to meet dementia demands

Dementia services in Wales are to receive an extra £1.5 million a year to extend and develop provision, Health Minister Edwina Hart has announced today, Monday 12 July 2010 .. read more »

9th July 2010

Continuing NHS Healthcare - The National Framework for Implementation in Wales

Continuing NHS Healthcare - The National Framework for Implementation in WalesThe Minister for Health and Social Services, Edwina Hart, has issued guidance to Health Boards on a Framework for Implem.. read more »

8th July 2010

Update on the proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure

On 23 March, the Minister for Health and Social Services introduced the proposed Mental Health (Wales) Measure into the National Assembly for Wales.  The Measure then entered a formal scrutiny .. read more »

2nd July 2010

First Minister to visit frontline public services

Below is a press announcement from the Welsh Assembly: In his opening address to leaders of public services across Wales at the second Public Services Summit today, the First Minister said: â.. read more »

1st July 2010

Time Team star to head Shaping Up For Change event

TV presenter and actor Tony Robinson Blackadder and Channel 4’s Time Team will head up an exclusive care sector event in Cardiff on July 12. Shaping Up for Change, being held at Cardiff Ci.. read more »



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