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Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB vaccinates its first patients with the new Covid-19 vaccine

Patients in Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend are among the first in Wales to have received the new Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in their own doctors’ surgeries.

Self Assessment deadline: less than one month to go

Around 5.4 million Self Assessment customers have less than a month to complete their tax return, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today, ahead of the deadline on 31 January.


Covid pandemic could lead to tens of thousands more liver disease cases in 2021, warns charity

The British Liver Trust is calling for every person in the UK to consider their liver health and take a simple quiz to assess their risk during January after adults across the UK admit to making unhealthy lifestyle choices in 2020.

Concerns raised over vaccination availability for medical students

Welsh Conservatives are today (January 5) calling for clarification from the Education Minister following reports from medical students concerned about the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Welsh Conservatives support calls for teacher vaccination

Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Education, Skills and Welsh Language, Suzy Davies MS, has called on the Welsh Government to review the vaccine rollout to teachers in Wales.

Children’s Task and Finish Group: update to 4 th Nov 2020 paper on children, schools and transmission 17 December 2020

Overall, accumulating evidence is consistent with increased transmission occurring amongst school children when schools are open, particularly in children of secondary school age (high confidence): multiple data sources show a reduction in transmission in children following schools closing for ha

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council statement – school opening arrangements from January 6

Schools will be closed to learners on Monday and Tuesday, January 4-5, allowing for a period of forward planning and assessment of staffing levels. 

Wales continues to fall behind in delivery of Covid-19 vaccine

Figures released today (31st December) show that from the 20th December to the 27th December, 12,433 vaccines were given to people resident in Wales. The percentage of the people vaccinated has gone up by 0.31% to see 34,509 people be vaccinated.