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26th July 2013

Services at Wales' biggest hospital severely criticised

The University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff has been severely criticised following a study by the Royal College of Surgeons into services at the hospital. Their report (published July 26, 2013) sai.. read more »

19th July 2013

Care providers warned to be prepared as heatwave spreads

With temperatures still soaring and the heatwave heading West from South East England towards Wales, care home providers and managers are being warned to be prepared to take responsibility for monit.. read more »

16th July 2013

Dementia risk in UK decreasing, new study suggests

Older people's risk of suffering from dementia is decreasing, new research published in the Lancet has found. The study, carried out by Cambridge University researchers in three areas of England co.. read more »

10th July 2013

Consulants speak out over North Wales health board

Top doctors criticise North Wales health board Senior doctors at one of Wales’ biggest hospitals  – Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor – say they’ve lost confidence in management.. read more »

9th July 2013

Welsh response to Stafford Hospital scandal unveiled

The Welsh Government yesterday unveiled plans to protect Welsh NHS patients in the wake of the Stafford Hospital scandal. Health Minister Mark Drakeford said that the Francis report into failings a.. read more »

9th July 2013

Welsh Ambulance service shake-up revealed

Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced (July 9) a major shake-up of the Welsh Ambulance service amid concerns over missed targets and poor performance. Under the new system ambulance services wil.. read more »

8th July 2013

1990s report into North Wales care homes abuse claims published

A report into abuse claims at North Wales children's homes which was commissioned in the 1990s by the former Clwyd County Council* has been published 17 years after it was written following a Freedo.. read more »

5th July 2013

Extra funding for councils to maintain £50-a-week home care costs cap

The Welsh Health Minister and Deputy Minister for Social Services have agreed to provide an additional £3.2 million a year to local authorities in Wales to ensure that the £50-a-week cap.. read more »

3rd July 2013

Health Minister hails 'historic day' for organ donation in Wales

Wales will become the first place in the UK where people are presumed to have given their consent to donate their organs after death unless they opt out. AMs voted in favour of  the 'presumed .. read more »

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