Bid to Increase Number of Nurses

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is continuing its bid to bolster the nursing establishment. Attracting and nurturing new and established talent is the key to continuing to improve the standard of care it offers patients to achieve the mission: Caring for People and Keeping People Well. Health board staff will be attending the second [...]

By |2016-04-20T12:02:33+00:00April 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurses Support Tata Steelworkers

Community nursing staff were at the Tata Steelworks site last week in order to show their support for steelworkers as they fight for the future of their industry. District nurses and Marie Curie nurses linked arms with steelworkers as they stood outside the iconic blast furnaces of the Port Talbot plant. Lynne Driscoll, ABMU operational [...]

By |2016-04-04T14:59:53+00:00April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swansea Nurses Share their Skills to Help Burns Victims

Dedicated burns staff from Morriston Hospital’s Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery have been using their spare time to pass on vital skills and expertise more than 5,000 miles away in Bangladesh. The nurses, who volunteer with Interburns – the International Network for Training Education and Research in Burns – not only helped draw [...]

By |2016-03-21T15:48:01+00:00March 21st, 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

New Course Helping Staff Set the Standard for Emergency Care

A groundbreaking new course which aims to help standardise the care provided by emergency nurse practitioners and emergency paramedic practitioners has been launched at Cefn Coed Hospital in Swansea. Staff who work in emergency departments and minor injury units across South Wales attended the first session of the course, hosted by ABMU, which will see [...]

By |2016-02-17T16:49:10+00:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Success in Recruiting Nurses

Staff from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board attended a recent recruitment EXPO in Edinburgh which they hailed a success. Health board nurses attended the event in a bid to bolster the nursing numbers. The team spoke to more than 40 candidates and team held interviews at the event and offered thirteen appointments, subject to [...]

By |2016-02-17T16:44:06+00:00February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

District Nurses Benefitting from New Devices

District nurses in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil are using Chromebooks during home visits to speed up access to patient information and avoid delays in treatment. With the introduction of this new technology, funded by the Welsh government, district nurses have direct access to the health board’s electronic systems and patient information. They can [...]

By |2016-02-04T16:21:11+00:00February 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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