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Over 90% of NHS dental practices in Wales unable to offer appointments to new patients

Over 90% of NHS Dental practices in Wales are unable to offer appointments to new adult patients, according to a survey.

21 hours ago 212 views

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Free lateral flow tests end in Wales

General access to free lateral flow tests ends today, but they remain free for the most vulnerable. 

6 days ago 372 views

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County Councillors raise concerns over health hub

Losing health services to be centralised in Newtown as part of the North Powys Wellbeing Programme has been identified by councillors as a major concern.

1 week ago 552 views

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Move to yearly dental check-ups to improve access to NHS dentistry in Wales

Most adults in Wales will now only need to see their dentist once a year, in a shake-up to improve access to NHS dentistry

1 week ago 264 views

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Health Minister announces pay rise for NHS Wales staff

The Health Minister Eluned Morgan has accepted the recommendations of NHS pay review bodies and is today announcing a pay rise for NHS staff in Wales.

2 weeks ago 388 views

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Further £3m to recruit more emergency ambulance staff to improve response times

A further £3m is to be invested by the Welsh Government to recruit more emergency ambulance staff to improve response times for the most seriously ill or injured.

2 weeks ago 356 views

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COVID boosters hit two million as new winter vaccination strategy published.

All adults aged 50 and over in Wales will be offered an autumn Covid-19 booster by the end of November, the Minister for Health and Social Services has announced.

3 weeks ago 420 views

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Public urged to take precautions as temperatures rise in Wales

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Wales is urging people to take extra precautions and to plan ahead to keep themselves and others safe as the Met Office warns of extreme heat.

3 weeks ago 292 views

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NHS Wales awarded highest honour by the Queen

The Queen presented the George Cross to NHS Wales Chief Executive Judith Paget and Intensive Care Consultant Dr Ami Jones at a ceremony in Windsor Castle today (12 July).

3 weeks ago 312 views

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Health chiefs issue advice on how to stay safe as Wales sizzles

As temperatures look set to soar and stay high over the next two weeks, Public Health Wales has issued advice on how to stay safe in extreme temperatures.

4 weeks ago 328 views

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Covid infections in Wales rise for fifth week in a row

Covid infections in Wales have increased for the fifth successive week, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics

1 month ago 388 views

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Masks re-introduced for patients, visitors and staff

Powys Teaching Health Board reintroduces masks in clinical areas for patients, visitors and staff due to increasing community COVID-19 infections

1 month ago 444 views

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Senedd members call for action as NHS staff with Long Covid face pay cut

Hospital employees who went the extra mile during the pandemic but have been unable to return to work due to suffering from Long-Covid now face having their pay halved.

1 month ago 380 views

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Covid booster jabs will be needed in September, expert says

Covid boosters will be required again in September as cases continue to rise, a government vaccines expert has warned.

1 month ago 552 views

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Wales extends COVID-19 testing throughout July

The Health Minister confirmed that access to free LFD tests will be extended in Wales until July 31st  2022.

1 month ago 400 views

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Powys residents urged to continue wearing masks at surgeries

POWYS residents are being encouraged to continue wearing masks when visiting their local GP practice or surgery.

1 month ago 312 views

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