Welsh Govt- Health and Social Services July 2017 newsletter

July 2017• Issue 014
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“Health and social care services have to change”, says expert panel

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“Health and social care services have to change”, says expert panel

The independent review panel interim report on Health and Social Care in Wales describes the case for change as “compelling”.

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Fresh actions set out to treat neurological conditions in Wales

There are more than 100,000 people in Wales affected with a long term neurological condition.

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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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Young Farmers show support to landmark health study

Healthwise Wales was launched in 2016 to study the health and wellbeing of people in Wales and to help the NHS and social services plan for the future.

Health Secretary kicks off construction of Gwent’s new £350m critical care hospital

Health Secretary kicks off construction of Gwent’s new £350m critical care hospital

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has kicked off the construction of a new state-of-the-art £350m hospital in Cwmbran.

New academy to train the next generation of radiologists in Wales

New academy to train the next generation of radiologists in Wales

A new academy to train the next generation of radiologists and imaging professionals is to be created in Wales.

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‘Organ donation figures moving in right direction’ – Vaughan Gething

Latest figures showing an improvement in the number of organs being transplanted and donated in Wales have been welcomed by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething.

£21m investment in research to increase opportunities for patients and develop the treatments of tomorrow

£21m investment in research to increase opportunities for patients and develop the treatments of tomorrow

More than £21m will be invested by the Welsh Government during the next year in high quality research in the Welsh NHS.

Smiles all 'round: children’s oral health improving in Wales

Smiles all ’round: children’s oral health improving in Wales

The proportion of 5 year old children with poor dental health in Wales is continuing to fall.

“Better understanding the diseases of today will help us develop the personalised treatments of tomorrow” – Vaughan Gething

“Better understanding the diseases of today will help us develop the personalised treatments of tomorrow” – Vaughan Gething

People in Wales will in future receive a quicker diagnosis and more personalised treatment

Majority of cancer patients in Wales say they receive high quality care – new survey shows

Majority of cancer patients in Wales say they receive high quality care – new survey shows

93% of cancer patients in Wales said they had a positive experience during their treatment, according to the results of the second Wales Cancer Patient Experience Survey.

Vaughan Gething welcomes success of 111 pilot

Vaughan Gething welcomes success of 111 pilot

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has welcomed the success of the 111 pilot and commissioned plans to consider how the service can be taken forward in the future.

“New Treatment Fund is delivering for the people of Wales” – Vaughan Gething

“New Treatment Fund is delivering for the people of Wales” – Vaughan Gething

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has updated Assembly Members on the Welsh Government’s New Treatment Fund, six months after it was officially opened for business.

Public Health Bill receives Royal Assent

Public Health Bill receives Royal Assent

Wide-ranging legislation which will help people live healthier lives and protect them from harm has received Royal Assent.

Alcohol-related deaths falling in Wales

Alcohol-related deaths falling in Wales

The number of alcohol-related deaths in Wales has stabilised following a significant rise towards the end of the last decade.

“People who suffer out of hospital cardiac arrest must be given the best chance of survival” – Health Secretary Vaughan Gething

“People who suffer out of hospital cardiac arrest must be given the best chance of survival” – Health Secretary Vaughan Gething

A new plan designed to improve a person’s chance of survival and recovery following an out of hospital cardiac arrest has been published by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething.

UK Chief Medical Officers issue advice for health professionals on physical exercise during pregnancy

UK Chief Medical Officers issue advice for health professionals on physical exercise during pregnancy

The new recommendations aim to reduce issues such as obesity, diabetes and other health concerns during pregnancy.

New proposals to strengthen health and care quality and governance in Wales

New proposals to strengthen health and care quality and governance in Wales

New proposals to improve the quality and governance of health and social care services in Wales have been published by the Welsh Government.

Consultations

Consultations

View the latest health and social services consultations from the Welsh Government

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