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CYNON VALLEY LEADING THE WAY ON ACCESSIBLE HEALTH SERVICES

25/09/2019

On Friday 20th September, Vikki Howells, Assembly Member for the Cynon Valley, visited Sheppards Pharmacy in Margaret Street, Abercynon to see first hand the range of increased services available to the public through their high street pharmacies.   

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Welsh Gov: Chief Medical Officer warns of health risks by people failing to immunise

21/05/2019

Welsh Government Chief Medical Officer warns of health risks by people failing to immunise, 06 May 2019  The Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton has warned of the health threats facing Wales from the rise in anti-vaccination campaigns and antibiotic overuse.   In his annual report published today (7 May) the CMO highlights the importance of vaccinations and the risks to those who are not vaccinated against preventable diseases.   

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ABMUHB Organisation Change

02/04/2019

Changes take effect from 1st April 2019.  From this date, responsibility for providing healthcare services for people in the Bridgend County Borough Council area will transfer from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to Cwm Taf University Health Board.  

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Resource launched to support pharmacy teams with valproate medicines and the pregnancy prevention programme

26/06/2018

A joint resource has been published today to support pharmacy teams in helping women and girls who have been prescribed valproate medicines.

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Cambrian Alliance and CPW Event- The Challenges in Transforming the Welsh Community Pharmacy Network

20/06/2018

Tuesday 10th July 2018, 6:30pm – 8pm Guest speaker: Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services Followed by a panel discussion from experts on community pharmacy in Wales.

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New Regulatory Measures for Valproate

26/04/2018

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Frank Atherton, has written to all healthcare professionals in Wales to advise them of the changes and his expectation of the actions they are required to take.  

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Medicines Information (MI) & Community Pharmacy Update

29/03/2018

WCPPE have asked Community Pharmacy Wales to circulate this information in  regards to a series of events that they are holding during April and May 2018.   

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Blindness from diabetes halves in Wales, new research shows

01/08/2017

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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CFfC adroddiad blynyddol 2016/17 | GPhC annual report 2016/17

03/07/2017

CFfC adroddiad blynyddol 2016/17 | GPhC annual report 2016/17

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GPhC guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs in pharmacy practice

03/07/2017

GPhC guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs in pharmacy practice

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Pharmacy funding must lead to better opportunities for patients

14/06/2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Vaughan Gething AM, gave the keynote speech at a conference for community pharmacists across Wales last week which specifically looked at the challenges in transforming the Welsh community pharmacy network.   

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£144m investment in community pharmacy protected confirms Vaughan Gething

10/04/2017

Total community pharmacy contract funding in 2017-18 will be £144.3 million, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced today.

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Out of Hours Emergency Dental Service Clinics - Additional Clinics for Easter and May Bank Holidays

06/04/2017

BCUHB have asked Community Pharmacy Wales to circulate this information on their behalf to all community pharmacies in North Wales.  

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BCUHB: Research and Development Newsletter

06/04/2017

BCUHB have asked Community Pharmacy Wales to circulate this information to all community pharmacies in North Wales.  

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Press release - Free prescriptions are a long term investment in people’s health – Vaughan Gething

06/04/2017

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has today marked the 10th anniversary of free prescriptions being available in Wales.  

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