Thank You A Message of Gratitude

As the spread of COVID-19 presents pressing and continued challenges to our community, the team at Welsh Pharmacy Review would like to express our gratitude to the tremendous members of our healthcare teams as they work tirelessly to assist and support patients. Thank you for all that you do. If you would like to share your [...]

By |2020-03-23T15:42:29+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Health Minister Responds to NHS Wales Performance Data

Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, has responded to the latest NHS Wales activity and performance data published today. Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, said, ‘February was another busy month for our emergency departments and ambulance service. It was encouraging to see an improvement in the four hour waiting times [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:49:22+00:00March 19th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Update on the 2020 Welsh Pharmacy Awards

Due to the impact of Covid-19 on pharmacy in community, hospital and GP practice, the Medical Communications team has made the unavoidable decision to move the date of the 2020 Welsh Pharmacy Awards evening to Wednesday 16th September, in the Vale Resort. We are still forging ahead with the programme but will extend the [...]

By |2020-03-24T16:33:23+00:00March 19th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPA Awards|0 Comments

Experts Warn of Impacts of Late Liver Diagnoses on Children, as Europe Comes Together for International Awareness Day

Childhood liver disease is now thought to affect up to one-in-10 children across Europe, as patients and clinicians throughout the continent are coming together for Big Yellow Friday to call for much-needed improvements to public awareness and earlier diagnoses of childhood liver disease to improve the lives of paediatric patients and their families. Big Yellow [...]

By |2020-03-05T12:29:21+00:00March 5th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Prominent Welsh Pharmacist Becomes Honorary Captain in Royal Navy

Raj Aggarwal and First Sea Lord Tony Radakin A Cardiff-based pharmacist has been granted the position of Honorary Captain in the Royal Navy. The promotion for Captain Raj Aggarwal OBE, who is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, was made official at a ceremony in Birmingham. The event was attended by the [...]

By |2020-03-02T11:17:39+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

£15 Million to Transform Health and Social Care in Swansea Bay

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has announced nearly £15 million funding to transform the way health and social care is delivered in Swansea Bay area. The money is the latest tranche to be announced from the Welsh government’s £100 million Transformation Fund. Mr Gething said that it will be used for pilot projects that will bring [...]

By |2019-05-16T14:14:12+00:00May 16th, 2019|Regional News|0 Comments

‘Darwinian’ Cancer Drug Programme Aims to Deliver Change in Treatment

The world’s first ‘Darwinian’ drug discovery programme, specially designed to tackle cancer’s lethal ability to evolve resistance to treatment, is to be launched in a state-of-the-art new building in London. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, is to invest an initial £75 million in creating a global centre of expertise in anti-evolution therapies – [...]

By |2019-05-16T14:11:14+00:00May 16th, 2019|Regional News|0 Comments

Heart and Circulatory Disease Deaths in Under 75s on the Rise

A new British Heart Foundation strategy has set the ambition for the UK to halve premature death and disability from stroke, and increase survival from heart attack to 90 per cent, by 2030. The number of people dying from heart and circulatory diseases before they reach their 75th birthday is on the rise for the [...]

By |2019-05-16T14:09:05+00:00May 16th, 2019|Regional News|0 Comments

Mentally Tiring Work May Increase Diabetes Risk in Women

Women who find their jobs mentally tiring are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology. The study findings suggest that mentally draining work, such as teaching, may increase the risk of diabetes in women. This indicates that employers and women should be more aware [...]

By |2019-03-21T17:06:29+00:00March 21st, 2019|Regional News|0 Comments

Healthpathways Set to Transform Primary Care

HealthPathways, the online information resource for clinicians in Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, has been adopted by a growing number of GPs, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and hospital trainees across the health board since its launch in mid-February. Designed by clinicians for clinicians, HealthPathways is a digital repository of pathway information written by [...]

By |2019-03-21T17:05:23+00:00March 21st, 2019|Regional News|0 Comments
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