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29 July 2014
A new form of treatment for patients who suffer a heart attack will be available in North Wales from early 2015, Health Minister Mark Drakeford has announced.
29 July 2014
Two Wrexham-based projects are helping people beat their drug and alcohol addictions, Health Minister Mark Drakeford said today during a visit to the town.
29 July 2014
The number of people living with coronary heart disease in Wales is falling but it still claims the lives of more than 4,300 people a year, a new report published today shows.
25 July 2014
The Welsh Government should introduce minimum unit pricing to address alcohol-related harm, an independent expert panel has recommended.
24 July 2014
The new £4.4m Emergency Department at Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales has today been officially opened by the Health Minister Mark Drakeford.
23 July 2014
Key recommendations designed to prevent another E.coli outbreak in Wales have been embedded into routine practice by Welsh local authorities, an independent report has found.
22 July 2014
Health boards will take action to increase the number of beds available for critically ill patients by tackling delayed transfers of care, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today.
22 July 2014
Patients at Morriston Hospital are benefitting from high-tech orthopaedic surgery, which is reducing the risk of infection and helping to cut waiting times, Health Minister Mark Drakeford today said.
18 July 2014
A £3.5m funding boost to develop primary healthcare services in Wales has been announced by Health Minister Mark Drakeford.
18 July 2014
A multi-million pound package of investment in services to support older people to maintain their independence and remain in their home in the Western Bay area has been unveiled.
16 July 2014
Hospital mortality data can be misleading and does not provide an accurate measure of the quality of care, an independent review finds
16 July 2014
Wales has become the first country in the world to adopt a Declaration of the Rights of Older People, which sets out the rights of older people in Wales.
15 July 2014
Forty four wards in 13 hospitals have been visited as part of the programme of unannounced spot checks to test standards of care for patients, Health Minister Mark Drakeford said today.
15 July 2014
A ban on people smoking in private vehicles when children are present will be introduced in Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones and Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today.
09 July 2014
The NHS in Wales will become a living wage employer, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today
07 July 2014
Wales will be marking National Transplant Week (July 7-13) with Time to Talk events planned across the country
04 July 2014
Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas has announced the appointment of Councillor Simon Hancock as a new member to the Care Council for Wales.
03 July 2014
The Care Council for Wales will receive £10m funding from the Welsh Government in 2014-15 to regulate the social care workforce and ensure workers receive appropriate training and qualifications.
02 July 2014
The Welsh NHS needs to view complaints about patient care as a gift and an opportunity for improving services, an independent review today said.
26 June 2014
National leadership arrangements for social services in Wales are to be replicated at a regional level to help deliver the transformational change in social care.
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