We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

donderdag 12 april 2018

Quality, Safety and Improvement Committee papers published

Quality, Safety and Improvement Committee papers published
The next Quality, Safety and Improvement Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday 10 April 2018.
Read more

Therapy dog Max brings joy and comfort to patients at Holyhead Hospital
An elderly patient at Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley has praised popular therapy dog Max for 'putting a smile on her face' as she's recovering from her second stroke.
Read more

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
Public Health Wales is urging people to be aware of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer during April.
Read more

The Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act
The Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016 became law in March 2016 and requires health service bodies to have regard for the provision of appropriate nurse staffing levels, and to ensure that they are providing sufficient nurses to allow the nurses time to care for patients sensitively.
Read more

Dr Sharon Hopkins awarded Honorary MBE
Dr Sharon Hopkins has been awarded an Honorary MBE for her services to the health and wellbeing of people in Wales and the UK. 
 
Read more

Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act comes in to full force
The Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act will be implemented in full from today (6th April 2018), the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services announced.
Read more

Record number of organ donors in Wales
There were 74 deceased organ donors from Welsh hospitals during 2017/18, the highest ever number of donors in Wales, the latest figures show.
Read more

New research shows that primary school children have a good level of awareness of e-cigarettes
The report, 'Is it all smoke without fire? Welsh primary school children's perceptions of electronic cigarettes', highlights that most children (95 percent) can distinguish between tobacco and electronic cigarettes, with many thinking that e-cigarettes are safer and better than tobacco cigarettes.
Read more