53 per cent of people in Wales agree that more money should be spent on preventing illness and less on treating it. Only 15 per cent disagreed. The national Stay Well in Wales survey, run by Public Health Wales and Bangor University, found that the Welsh public have a strong preference for more [….]
A Pontypridd family who suffered the loss of one of their twin daughters as a result of a rare pregnancy complication have vowed to turn their heartbreak into something positive. Rhiannon and Gareth Jenkins, who live on The Common, Pontypridd found out they were expecting twins in 2017, but the [….]
Picture – cwmtaf.wales A new ‘Diagnostics Hub’ has been opened at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, as part of its vision to expand high quality imaging capacity covering the region. The Hub, officially opened by Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, will comprise two CT scanners and two MRI [….]
More people in Wales are consenting to have their organs donated than any other UK country, latest figures show. The latest Organ Donation and Transplantation statistics reveal a 72% consent rate and approximately 24.3 donors per million population (pmp), putting Wales at the top of the list. Statistics also show [….]
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales wants to hear from older people living with dementia, and their carers, about what kind of respite care they would like to see at an upcoming event being held at the University of South Wales in Pontypridd on Friday 2nd February 2018. The Commissioner [….]
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There’s been a Macmillan group set up in Pontypridd raising money for the charity. Neil Watkins popped in to chat to Howard Griffiths to tell us more GTFM is supporting the building of the new unit near Llantrisant Click the image for more details
Bethan from Valley Steps popped in to talk to Howard on Community Link to tell us about some of the courses taking place in the new year.
(Picture – Tenovus volunteers at a recent event) Tenovus Cancer Care, Wales’ leading cancer charity, will build the world’s biggest mobile chemotherapy unit for cancer patients in Wales after it received funding from Welsh Government, Walk the Walk Worldwide and the Fairwood Trust. The charity has received £500,000 from Walk [….]
Today (Wednesday 1st November), the Welsh Government launched a major new campaign focusing on the role of families in the organ donation process. The hard-hitting advertisement shows an individual’s choice to donate his organs being over-ridden by family members, because he didn’t talk to them about his decision or his [….]
Picture – L-R-Cwm-Taf Chair Prof. Marcus-Longley / Susan-Morris and Health Secretary Vaughan Gething The Welsh health secretary has joined Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf at a ceremony to mark the building of their new £7m palliative care unit near Llantrisant. Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport Vaughan Gething [….]
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