News > NHS

31st May 2019

Cwm Taf Morgannwg maternity services put into special measures as report identifies serious failings

Health Minister Vaughan Gething, demands urgent improvement in response to today’s report into maternity services at the former Cwm Taf University Health Board.
31st May 2019

‘Hospital to Healthier Homes’ pilot scheme extended

A pilot scheme that helps older people to remain independent in their own homes and leave hospital more quickly has been extended into this autumn.
31st May 2019

£2.5 million to transform health and social care services in Powys

A major programme in north Powys is the latest to receive £2.554 million funding from the Welsh Government’s £100 million Transformation Fund to back new ways of delivering health and social care services.
31st May 2019

Minister welcomes improvement in NHS Wales elective waiting time performance during period of record demand

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has responded to the latest NHS performance statistics published today.
31st May 2019

The Bevan Commission and Health Technology Wales forge a strategic partnership

The collaboration will further enable the NHS in Wales to benefit from expert technical advice and robust research support
28th May 2019

We’re supporting the NHS Wales Awards 2019!

Now in the twelfth year, the NHS Wales Awards are an opportunity to showcase good practice and innovation in transforming the quality and safety of patient care.
15th May 2019

Student nurses’ passion for their course wins Department top award

Nursing staff at Swansea University are celebrating after winning a top national award for the quality of their teaching. The University’s Department of Nursing scooped the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration) title at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards. Judges praised the team of students involved in the University’s submission and particularly highlighted…

29th April 2019

Minister sets out vision for cutting edge technology in NHS Wales

Health Minister Vaughan Gething, has set out his vision for cutting edge precision medicine to improve health and deliver a sustainable future for NHS Wales. During, a visit to the Rutherford Cancer Centre in Newport, Mr Gething announced new strategies to transform pathology and precision therapeutics in Wales. He said: To address future challenges from…

28th March 2019

NHS Wales continues performance improvement despite another record busy month

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has welcomed improvements in emergency department performance and progress in cutting the longest waits for treatment despite another record busy month. Commenting on the latest performance statistics published today, Mr Gething also thanked NHS Wales staff for their hard work and commitment during the busy period. The highest number of patients…

28th March 2019

New standards for GP practices to raise and improve level of service for patients in Wales

The recent National Survey results showed a decline in satisfaction with GP services from 90% being satisfied in 2016-17 to 86% in 2017-18 and 42% of participants found it difficult to make an appointment at their practice an increase from 38% in the previous year. People in Wales should know what to expect when they…