A Night to Remember

Spilling with glitz, glamour, and well-renowned industry giants, the Welsh Pharmacy Awards once again made its mark on the sector last Thursday evening. Providing a platform for healthcare professionals to showcase their work and honour their fellow peers, over 330 attendees flocked to the scenic surroundings of The Vale Resort, Glamorgan, including the new Health [...]

By |2016-05-31T14:21:37+00:00June 1st, 2016|Welsh Pharmacy Awards|0 Comments

Consultant Climbs Kilimanjaro for Cancer Patients

A consultant from the Orofacial Cancer Unit at the University Hospital of Wales recently faced the biggest challenge of his life, when he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for a charity that provides help for head and neck cancer patients. Mike Fardy, Consultant Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgeon was going to be joined on the [...]

By |2016-04-06T21:29:17+00:00April 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognition for Christmas Hospital Hero

The efforts of a Glangwili Hospital worker, who saved his patient’s Christmas, have been recognised by the Chair of Hywel Dda University Health Board. Earlier this year, Ammanford woman, Donna Lewis, praised off-duty Wouter De Kroon for giving up his plans for Christmas Eve so that he could carry out a medical procedure for her. [...]

By |2016-03-31T13:51:39+00:00March 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Midwifery Service Shortlisted for RCM Award

The Maternity Services Department at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) was recently shortlisted for a prestigious Royal College of Midwives, Midwifery Service of the Year Award. The awards ceremony was held at The Brewery in London on 8th March 2016, recognising the achievements and excellence of midwives and maternity professionals across the UK. The [...]

By |2016-03-16T16:26:29+00:00March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Patient Experience Award for Hywel Dda University Health Board Employee

Hywel Dda University Health Board’s only dedicated patient experience manager has said she is ‘over the moon’ after she was awarded a top national accolade for her work. Anna Tee, who has held her role for the last 11 years, collected the Patient Experience Network National Award (PENNA) at a special conference recently. The health [...]

By |2016-03-13T20:44:04+00:00March 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Healthcare Professionals Take a Bow

The cream of Northern Ireland’s healthcare industry took a bow last Thursday night as the 17th annual Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards once again descended upon the Europa Hotel in Belfast. The glittering gala grants the province’s healthcare professionals the opportunity to highlight their own work and to receive the accolades of their peers. This year [...]

By |2016-02-29T21:55:53+00:00February 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurse Nan Celebrates 60 Years in NHS

A palliative care nurse from St Clears has been recognised for her outstanding commitment to nursing throughout South and West Wales. Staff at Ty Cymorth Day Hospice recently bid farewell to Nan Michael who retired from the NHS after dedicating 60 years to the profession. Nan began her career in 1956 as a pre-nursing student [...]

By |2016-02-25T12:20:28+00:00February 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cardiff School Achieves Top Award for Health and Wellbeing

Ysgol Gymraeg Pwll Coch has achieved its National Quality Award, the highest award a school can obtain through the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes. In order to achieve the National Quality Award the school had to demonstrate the highest standard in all of the indicators across seven health topics. Managed by Public Health Wales, [...]

By |2016-02-21T16:15:50+00:00February 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BMA Appoints Member-Focused Director

BMA Cymru Wales has appointed Rachel Podolak as its new national director. Rachel will join BMA Wales from the GMC, where she is currently responsible for setting the strategic direction for the GMC’s work in Wales. She first joined the BMA 10 years ago, initially as part of the BMA’s graduate scheme, and went on [...]

By |2016-02-08T22:18:25+00:00February 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments