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  • Consultation on the Draft Toolkit “Healthy Sustainable Wales: The NHS Contribution”

    Monday, 5 February 2007, Welsh Government
    The purpose of this consultation is to invite comment on the draft Toolkit for Sustainable Development for the NHS: "Healthy Sustainable Wales: The NHS Contribution".

  • Health Minister Announces Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

    Monday, 5 February 2007, Welsh Government

    Health Commission Wales will receive almost £3.2 million from the Welsh Assembly Government for the phased implementation of a national bowel cancer screening programme in Wales.

  • Latest on Avian Influenza in Suffolk

    Monday, 5 February 2007, Welsh Government
    Because of the situation in Suffolk, a Great Britain-wide ban on bird gatherings is in place.

  • Review of Knee Surgery carried out under the Second Offer Scheme in the NHS Treatment Centre, Weston

    Thursday, 1 February 2007, Welsh Government
    Patients from South Wales who underwent knee surgery at Weston were today (January 31) offered reassurances following a review of their treatment.

  • Record NHS Waiting Times Reveal Faster Treatment for Patients

    Wednesday, 31 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Patients in Wales are continuing to see major improvements in waiting times, the latest quarterly waiting times statistics confirmed this morning.

  • Nurse and pharmacy prescribing one step closer

    Wednesday, 31 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Independent prescribing by nurses, midwives and pharmacists moved one step closer in Wales following the approval of regulations by the Assembly today (January 30, 2007).

  • Landmark vote as assembly approves smoke free regulations

    Tuesday, 30 January 2007, Welsh Government

    Health Minister Dr Brian Gibbons applauded "the single most important public health measure" that the Assembly has addressed, as the final regulations were passed on a complete ban on smoking in all enclosed public places in Wales.

  • Consultation on Local Service Boards in Wales published

    Tuesday, 30 January 2007, Welsh Government
    The Welsh Assembly Government has today [29 January 2007] issued its consultation proposals for the first phase of Local Service Boards in Wales, as promised in Making the Connections: Delivering Beyond Boundaries, the Government's response to the Beecham report, published in November last year.

  • Draft Strategy to Improve Life of People with Autism

    Tuesday, 30 January 2007, Welsh Government

    A draft strategy that aims to improve the quality of life for people with autism has been published today [Tuesday, 30 January 2007] by the Welsh Assembly Government.

  • Launch of £16 million Imaging Centre

    Thursday, 25 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Healthcare and the economy in Wales will benefit from a multi-million pound imaging centre launched today (Wednesday 24 January) by Welsh Assembly Government Ministers.

  • Free Prescriptions for Wales Approved

    Tuesday, 23 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Free prescriptions will be introduced in Wales on Sunday, 1 April, Health Minister Dr Brian Gibbons said today after the Assembly approved the final regulations.

  • Cardiac Waiting Times to Fall in South Wales Valleys

    Monday, 22 January 2007, Welsh Government

    Heart patients in the South Wales Valleys will be diagnosed and treated faster, Deputy Health Minister John Griffiths said today [Monday, 22 January] at the official opening of the catheter laboratory at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant.

  • Leading Health Professionals Address Chronic Conditions

    Wednesday, 17 January 2007, Welsh Government
    One of the biggest challenges facing health and social care services in Wales - the management of chronic conditions - was addressed at a forum of leading healthcare professionals and clinicians in Cardiff on Monday 15 January 2007.

  • Welsh businesses encouraged to ‘Try It’

    Monday, 15 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Businesses across Wales are being encouraged to try out being smoke-free next month in preparation for the smoking ban, which comes into effect on April 2nd 2007.

  • Minister ratifies Wales’ approach to tackle cancer

    Monday, 8 January 2007, Welsh Government
    The Welsh Assembly Government's first formal policy statement to tackle cancer has been published by Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Brian Gibbons.

  • Buying local fruit and veg can lead to a healthier 2007

    Friday, 5 January 2007, Welsh Government
    After overindulging over the Christmas break what better way to start the New Year than with a pledge to buy more local fresh fruit and vegetables to help lead a healthier life in 2007.

  • Fit for a Change 2007

    Thursday, 4 January 2007, Welsh Government

    A new six-part TV series will air on ITV Wales tomorrow [Friday, 5 January] aimed at inspiring people to make a change to their lifestyle that will lead to a healthier 2007.

  • Take action and make 2007 a healthier year

    Tuesday, 2 January 2007, Welsh Government
    Dr Brian Gibbons, the Health and Social Services Minister, is encouraging us all to make 2007 a healthier year and Wales a healthier country.

  • The New Year's Eve that you didn't plan for

    Thursday, 28 December 2006
    Safer New Year with FRANK's New Year KISS for New Years Eve 2006/2007 in Wales

  • Christmas Health Checklist

    Friday, 22 December 2006

    Leaving things until the last minute can be stressful, but in your rush to buy those last few gifts, don't forget to look after your own and your family's health.


  • Swim to beat the Christmas Bulge

    Thursday, 21 December 2006, Welsh Government
    Eaten too many mince pies over Christmas?  Clothes feeling a bit tight?  Chances are you won't be the only one - but the good news is that swimming is an excellent way to burn off those extra calories and get yourself fit and healthy.

  • Renewed Malaria Warning to Holidaymakers

    Thursday, 21 December 2006
    In new malaria guidance published, the Health Protection Agency is warning travellers, especially those visiting friends and family in countries where the disease is common, about the risks of infection if they do not take the correct preventative malaria treatment before, during and after travelling.

  • Minister sees Multi-Million Pound Kidney & Heart Investment in West Wales General Hospital

    Wednesday, 20 December 2006, Welsh Government

    Health Minister Dr Brian Gibbons will today [Wednesday, 20 December] visit West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen to see progress on three important developments that will greatly improve the quality of healthcare on offer to local people.

  • Life Saving Scheme Launched Across Wales

    Tuesday, 19 December 2006, Welsh Government
    A new scheme that will help save the lives of people who have suffered a heart attack was launched today.

  • Pharmacists to help more Patients

    Tuesday, 19 December 2006, Welsh Government

    Community pharmacists will have new opportunities to make a real difference in advising patients on medicine use, Health Minister Dr Brian Gibbons announced today.

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