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donderdag 22 juni 2017

Influenza activity in Wales

Influenza activity in Wales
Surveillance data for week 23 2017 suggests influenza is now unlikely to be circulating in Wales.
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Breast cancer drug approved for use in Wales

Following negotiations with manufacturer Roche, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced that breast cancer drug Kadcyla®, will be routinely available on the Welsh NHS.
 
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New digital form at Blood Borne Virus Outpatient Clinic streamlines consultation notes

Clinicians at a Cardiff and Vale Blood Borne Virus Outpatient Clinic are using a new electronic form to record consultation notes for patients with Hepatitis C.

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Hook's boots go up for grabs to raise cash for carers
Rugby star James Hook is helping staff at Neath Port Talbot Hospital to kick start their latest fundraising mission.
 
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Microbiology lab retains quality standard accreditation
Staff at a Public Health Wales microbiology laboratory are being praised for their contribution to retaining an important quality standard.
 
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Doctors ready to use their expertise to help Syrian refugees

Two Morriston Hospital doctors with a passion for global child health are preparing to join a humanitarian trip to help refugees from war-torn Syria. 

 
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NHS Wales performance stable, despite growing demand

The vast majority of people waiting for NHS treatment continue to be seen within access and treatment targets, despite increasing demand for services across Wales, new statistics published today show.
 
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More than 600 children vaccinated in Newport measles outbreak
More than 600 children have now been given the MMR vaccination at sessions held in Newport schools in response to a measles outbreak.
 
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