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28th November 2014

Minister pays tribute to Wales' army of nearly 400,000 'extraordinary' carers on Carers' Rights Day

Health and social services minister Mark Drakeford has paid tribute to the hard work done by Wales’ 370,000 carers on Carers’ Rights day today [November 28]. An estimated 370,000 carers.. read more »

21st November 2014

NHS workers in Wales get separate Wales-only pay deal for first time

NHS workers in Wales learned yesterday, November 20, that their unions have accepted a Wales-only pay deal negotiated with the Welsh Government. It's the first time that NHS staff in Wales have had.. read more »

12th November 2014

Wales' first National Provider Summit hailed a success

The first National Provider Summit in Wales, jointly organised by Care Forum Wales and Cymorth Cymru, has been praised by health minister Mark Drakeford in a speech at the conference held on Novembe.. read more »

10th November 2014

Care Forum Wales backs Commissioner's call for quality care

Care home bosses back calls for urgent reforms Care home bosses in Wales have backed a call for urgent reforms of the way services are commissioned and paid for. A review into the quality of life .. read more »

10th November 2014

Residential Care Review: Report finds significant differences in quality of life offered by care homes

The report by the Older People's Commissioner for Wales following her Residential Care Review, A Place To Call Home?, was published today (November 10) saying that many older people have a poor qual.. read more »

3rd November 2014

Privately arranged social and palliative care to be subject to Ombudsman scrutiny in Wales

People receiving privately-arranged social care and palliative care in Wales are to have the right to complain to the Public Services Ombudsman. Previously the right to complain to the ombudsman has.. read more »

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