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woensdag 25 oktober 2017

New law to introduce minimum price for alcohol in Wales

New law to introduce minimum price for alcohol in Wales
A new law that will introduce a minimum price for the sale of alcohol in Wales, as part of wider efforts to reduce the health effects of excessive drinking, has been unveiled by the Welsh Government
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New cancer drug to be available in Wales
Nivolumab, a new life-extending drug to treat some forms of lung cancer is to be made routinely available in Wales, the Welsh Goverment has announced
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Hywel Dda urges patients to be Winter Wise this season
With winter fast approaching, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are once again urging residents to think local and use community healthcare services if they are ill or need non-urgent treatment.
 
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Cervical Screening Wales Official Statistical Report published
177,000 women in Wales have been screened for cervical abnormalities in 2016/17, the report from Cervical Screening Wales found.
 
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Hospital bereavement service expanding to help more grieving families
A pilot project offering support to bereaved families at Morriston Hospital has been such a success it is being extended to help more people.
 
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New evidence summaries support action under Public Health Outcomes Framework
Public Health Wales has published new evidence summaries in relation to 14 indicators included in the Public Health Outcomes Framework.
 
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A hearty happy birthday as Morriston Cardiac Centre celebrates 20 years
Morriston Hospital's Cardiac Centre is celebrating its 20th birthday this month – and what a difference those two decades have made.
 
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Microbiology team talk to new students about sexual health
Colleagues from Microbiology Aberystwyth and Hywel Dda Health Board's Sexual Health team recently attended Aberystwyth University fresher's fair to provide students with information about sexually transmitted infections.
 
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