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‘Hospital to Healthier Homes’ pilot scheme extendedA pilot scheme that helps older people to remain independent in their own homes and leave hospital more quickly has been extended into this autumn.
£2.5 million to transform health and social care services in PowysA 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.
Minister welcomes improvement in NHS Wales elective waiting time performance during period of record demandHealth Minister Vaughan Gething has responded to the latest NHS performance statistics published today.
The Bevan Commission and Health Technology Wales forge a strategic partnershipThe collaboration will further enable the NHS in Wales to benefit from expert technical advice and robust research support
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…