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Confirmed Case of Monkeypox in Wales

Public Health Wales has today confirmed a case of monkeypox has been identified in Wales. The individual is receiving care and treatment and contact tracing is underway. Monkeypox is a viral infection usually found in West and Central Africa and has been extremely rare in the UK. The confirmation of this case in Wales is [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:27:28+00:00May 26th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Information on Monkeypox and Investigation into Recent Cases

Monkeypox is a viral infection usually associated with travel to West Africa. This is the first time that there has been suspected community transmission in the UK without known links to countries where it is endemic, so the current situation is unusual. Monkeypox is usually a mild illness that does not spread easily between people [...]

By |2022-05-26T16:25:28+00:00May 26th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Written Statement: Supply of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services Since March 2015, there has been a more than 90% increase in the number of prescriptions for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in Wales. In the face of increasing demand, a number of HRT products across the UK are in short supply. These supply problems are limited [...]

By |2022-05-26T15:04:25+00:00May 26th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Digital Tools Transforming Kidney Care in Wales

A new all- Wales digital system is helping people with chronic kidney disease manage their care through technology and cutting hospital visits, Developed by the renal unit at Swansea Bay University Health Board and receiving £1.874million in funding from Welsh Government’s Transformational Fund, the tools have transformed service delivery, enabling those living with the disease [...]

By |2022-05-23T13:17:58+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

New Antibody Can Unlock Secrets of Cholesterol

A new antibody could make it easier for doctors to spot atherosclerosis, the fatty plaques in arteries that are responsible for most heart attacks and strokes, potentially helping more people to avoid these devastating conditions according to research we've funded and published in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Scientists at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial [...]

By |2022-05-17T15:58:46+00:00May 17th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

PCSG Ingest Podcast Welcomes Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Barry Marshall

The latest edition of the podcast series Ingest published by the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology (PCSG) features a very special guest from the world of gastroenterology. This month, PCSG committee member Dr Charlie Andrews talks to Nobel Prize laureate Professor Barry Marshall, the Director of the Marshall Centre founded in 2007 in his honour, [...]

By |2022-05-16T11:26:47+00:00May 16th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments


Recent guidelines from The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) have pulled apart conventional approaches to the management of chronic pain and caused  considerable distress for both patients and healthcare professionals. A Roundtable held in London in December 2021 looked at these radical changes and reviewed some of the alternative options emerging [...]

By |2022-05-13T13:10:39+00:00May 13th, 2022|Event News, WH News|0 Comments

Webinar: Navigating NICE [NG28] Type 2 Diabetes Guideline for your Population

Date: Tuesday 17th May Time: 8-9.30pm Objectives of the webinar include: Debate on the rationale and population health considerations for NG28 with a focus on GLP1-RAs Clinical scenarios and how to practically apply NG28 with guidance from our expert speakers (Patrick Holmes, GP partner in Darlington and Sarah Baig, Lead pharmacist Dudley & Netherton PC) Sharing of [...]

By |2022-05-04T10:31:32+00:00May 4th, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Health Minister Warns About the ‘Extraordinary Pressure’ the Health and Social Care System is Currently Under in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has warned the health and social care system in Wales is currently under ‘extraordinary pressure’ as a result of a range of factors. Significant challenges caused by COVID outbreaks within hospitals limiting available bed capacity, high levels of COVID in the community, staff sickness absence and blockages in patient flow through [...]

By |2022-03-31T11:12:47+00:00March 31st, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Sepsis Charity Calls for Increased Investment in Genetic Research

The charity Sepsis Research FEAT is calling for increased funding for genetic research into critical illnesses like sepsis, following ground-breaking findings by a study it funds. Sepsis Research FEAT is the only UK charity fundraising to support research into sepsis while also working to raise awareness of this condition which kills around 5 people every [...]

By |2022-03-23T11:24:23+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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