Dentists Urge Government to Cut NHS Charges

Dentists have called on the next Assembly government to tackle the oral health epidemic in Wales, with calls to cut NHS dental charges and use the proceeds of the new sugar levy invest in preventive care for children in disadvantaged communities. In a five-point plan for better oral health, the the British Dental Association Wales (BDA [...]

By |2016-04-10T20:05:52+00:00April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

School’s Pop-up Art Gallery in Hospital Receives Praise

A pop-up art gallery in a North Wales hospital featuring work by local schoolchildren has been praised by visitors and patients. The artworks are brightening up the entrance-way to the women’s and children’s wards at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan. Pupils at nearby Ysgol y Faenol created the colourful exhibition of paintings, drawings, collages and craft-models. [...]

By |2016-04-05T14:05:46+00:00April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Large Investment to Join up Health and Social Care Services

£60 million is to be invested over the next year to ensure children, adults and older people in Wales receive joined up health and social care services, the Welsh government has announced. £50 million revenue funding will be provided by the Welsh government’s intermediate care fund in 2016-17 to improve care co-ordination between social services, [...]

By |2016-04-03T02:51:33+00:00April 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whooping Cough On Increase In Wales

Public Health Wales has urged pregnant women in Wales to make sure they have their vaccination against whooping cough, after seeing an increase in cases. Whooping cough – also known as pertussis – is a potentially very serious infection that can cause severe illness and death in young children. As of 20 October 2015, there [...]

By |2015-12-11T13:59:16+00:00December 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments