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22nd December 2015

Season's greetings and happy new year in 2016

Care Forum Wales wishes all its members, colleagues and partners a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in 2016. We look forward to working with you all again in 2016 - which promises to be a lan.. read more »

14th December 2015

My Home Life Cymru Awards 2016: There's still time to nominate a Welsh care home

There's just time to nominate a Welsh care home for a My Home Life Cymru Award in 2016 if you hurry. Today is the last day for nominations for the awards, which take place in Car.. read more »

14th December 2015

Nurses jailed for neglect of stroke patients at Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend

Two nurses have been jailed for neglecting stroke patients on a ward at Bridgend's Princess of Wales Hospital. A third was given a community order for the same offence. They failed to carry out blo.. read more »

11th December 2015

Rise in staffing costs 'due to National Living Wage' and the row over 300 jobs in north Wales

Charity Anheddau Cyf, which provides care for adults in communities in north Wales, has said it can't balance its books due to the impact of the National Living Wage and National Miniumum Wage .. read more »

7th December 2015

Dates for CFW's Spring Essential Updates released

CFW holds regular 'Essential Updates' training sessions for members and non-members. These are aimed at care home managers and senior staff to keep them up to date with all the latest changes in leg.. read more »

1st December 2015

Wales leads the way on increasing organ donations with 'presumed consent' law

Wales has changed the law to become the first part of the UK to make adults 'opt out' rather than 'opt in' for organ donations. The 'presumed consent' model is aimed at increasing the number of org.. read more »

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