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Pharmacists in Wales to benefit from deal to join CityDoc Medical Ltd Network

A new business partner for the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) will help its Welsh members be part of a nationwide network of vaccine clinics in a bid to increase footfall to their pharmacies. CityDoc, a private healthcare provider, will market to customers and direct them into NPA member pharmacies for vaccine appointments using their strong […]

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Remote monitoring pilot launched to support mental health patients in Wales

A six-month pilot is underway to deploy remote monitoring for mental health patients across two Swansea-based care homes, Hengoed Park and Hengoed Court. Delivered by Swansea Bay University Health Board (SBUHB) and Life Sciences Hub Wales, the remote monitoring programme will be deployed through Spirit Health’s CliniTouch Vie digital health platform. The CliniTouch Vie remote […]

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‘Have you got the balls to Check Your Tools?’, MKM asks tradesmen in Wales

To mark the start of April’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, MKM Building Supplies is encouraging tradesmen across the Wales to ‘Check Their Tools’ and self-examine for any changes or lumps. Testicular cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in men aged 15-49, with 2,300 new cases diagnosed annually. Despite being one of the most treatable […]

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New Welsh online support group for tinnitus sufferers launches

A new online support group to help Welsh-speaking people with tinnitus is being launched by the British Tinnitus Association. The first meeting will take place 7.00 – 8.30pm on Wednesday 23 March and every fourth Wednesday subsequently. It is estimated that around 345,000 people experience tinnitus in Wales and 7.1 million people across the UK […]

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Welsh celebs join forces to encourage people to protect their mental and physical well-being

Well-known names like Iolo Williams and Amy Dowden are set to get people active by doing something they love as part of NHS Wales campaign Welsh celebrities have collaborated with NHS Wales this month to inspire people to get more active and boost their physical and mental well-being with a series of free challenges, events […]

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Nine out of ten stroke survivors in Wales would warn their younger self to change their lifestyle, according to Stroke Association survey

Nine out of ten stroke survivors would go back in time and urge their younger self to make lifestyle changes which may have prevented their stroke, a new UK-wide survey by the Stroke Association has revealed. Nearly nine out of ten people (87%) surveyed in Wales say they hadn’t realised that they were at risk […]

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Welsh health workers strongly oppose Welsh government’s pay award

New figures released by a leading trade union reveal an overwhelming majority of Welsh healthcare workers, including nurses, healthcare assistants, ambulance workers, hospital porters, cleaners, cooks, admin staff and many more, believe the Welsh government’s NHS pay award does not go far enough. UNISON Cymru Wales revealed that a whopping 87 per cent of Welsh […]

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