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woensdag 2 augustus 2017

Results Reporting Service saves transplant patient travel times

Results Reporting Service saves transplant patient travel times
The introduction of a new computer system in Welsh hospitals is reducing the need for  transplant patients to travel long distances to clinics after their treatment.
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Young Farmers show support to landmark health study
Young Farmers show support to landmark health study.
Welsh Young Farmers joined the Chief Medical Officer for Wales at the Royal Welsh Show today (Tuesday, 25 July) to announce their commitment to help shape the future health of the nation by participating in the largest Welsh population health study ever undertaken.
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Blindness from diabetes halves in Wales, new research shows
The number of people in Wales diagnosed as blind or living with sight loss as a result of diabetes has almost halved since the introduction of a new national diabetic retinopathy screening programme in 2003, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal
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Blindness from diabetes halves in Wales, new research shows
The number of people in Wales diagnosed as blind or living with sight loss as a result of diabetes has almost halved since the introduction of a new national diabetic retinopathy screening programme in 2003, according to new research published in the British Medical Journal.
 
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Fresh actions set out to treat neurological conditions in Wales
The Welsh Government has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring those affected by neurological conditions have timely access to care in the Neurological Conditions Delivery Plan for 2017-2020 published today
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Two new cases in Gwent measles outbreak
There are two new confirmed cases of measles in an outbreak affecting the Newport and Torfaen areas, bringing the total number to 12.
 
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Point of care testing lead shows the way for increasing diagnostic testing of hepatitis C in the community
A colleague within the Microbiology division of Public Health Wales has been working hard to introduce point of care testing for blood borne viruses into a variety of settings in Cardiff.
 
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More people in Wales to be eligible to donate blood
Blood donation rules in Wales will allow Gay and Bisexual men to donate blood sooner from 2018, Public Health Minister Rebecca Evans has announced.
 
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