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Innovation stories: Developing a rapid diagnostic tool testing for COVID-19 and beyond

A partnership project setup between Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB), the University of South Wales, and Llusern Scientific, to rapidly diagnose a range of illnesses from Covid-19 to urinary tract infections using LAMP, a newly developed molecular technology.

 

Charity warns that nearly 1 in 2 people with cancer are now facing delays in vital treatments

Macmillan Cancer Support is warning cancer treatment waiting times in Wales have once again reached their lowest point since records began, with almost 50% of people with cancer facing worrying delays in their treatment.

First class facilities at YGG Aberdâr for the new academic year

Excellent progress has been made with the construction of new £4.7m school and childcare facilities at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Aberdâr – with the vast majority of work now complete ahead of the new school year in September. 

Covid Passes not led by evidence admits Labour Health Minister

In an answer to a written question, Labour’s Health Minister, has admitted that there was no evidence that vaccine passports reduced transmission risk.

Labour introduced the vaccine passports in October for 19 weeks and were abolished at the end of February.

RCTC say free family swims but not in Pontypridd Lido why?

RCT council taxpayers fund the Pontypridd lido so why should there not be free sessions for RCT residents?    

Free family swimming sessions throughout the Summer Holidays with Leisure for Life 

Local authority improvement check letter: Powys County Council Social Services

CIW has today published a letter summarising the findings of our local authority improvement check on Powys County Council Social, which took place between 9 and 13 May 2022

Is your GP giving you continuity of care? Is your GP measuring up as good as Peter Blackburn?

Cradle to grave

Continuity of care has been shown to benefit patients, doctors and the NHS. Peter Blackburn speaks to GPs about how best to achieve it.

 

Common land saved at Bracelet Bay beauty-spot, Swansea

The Open Spaces Society are pleased that Swansea City and County Council has withdrawn its application to deregister [1] common lan

Welsh families receive free shoes for their children thanks to Russell & Bromley donating shoes to Home-Start UK

A leading British shoe retailer has donated more than 41,000 pairs of children’s shoes to national family charity Home-Start UK in an incredible package of kindness towards parents managing tight budgets.

 

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