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The response to COVID would be vastly more effective if the billions spent on outsourcing to private sector multinationals were spent on NHS capacity and local expertise instead, a BMA event heard. Peter Blackburn reports

Report by EU advisor: Pandemic signals breaching of planetary ‘tipping point’ by global economy

A new study by a top advisor to an EU-backed scientific research programme concludes that the COVID-19 pandemic is a symptom of global industrial civilisation’s breach of key planetary boundaries, which are critical to maintaining a safe operating space for human survival on the planet.

Covid-19 Service Changes Update in RCT

Due to the continuing trend of increasing number of positive Covid-19 cases across Wales and Rhondda Cynon Taf, a two-week national ‘firebreak’ was introduced by Welsh Government on October 23. This ends on Monday, November 9. 

Cancer delays 'could cause 2,000 deaths in Wales'

Responding to the news as many as 2,000 people could die because of Covid-related delays in the Welsh NHS, and the comments made by Labour’s Health Minister, Welsh Conservative health spokesperson Andrew RT Davies MS said:

Who is right and who has got it wrong? Questions for Labour ministers on strategy to tackle high incidence areas

Commenting on the news that Welsh counties have some of the highest incidence rates in the UK, and with the national Wales-wide lockdown set to end on Monday, Welsh Conservative health spokesperson, Andrew RT Davies MS said:

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Meeting Notice – 26 November 2020

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 26 November 2020 at 10:00 am.  

Poppies take pride of place as volunteers show their skills

Volunteers unable to support patients face to face during lockdown have turned to craft to mark a Remembrance Day with a difference.

Covid-19 Service Changes Update for Rhondda Cynon Taf from Monday, November 9.

Due to the continuing trend of increasing number of positive Covid-19 cases across Wales and Rhondda Cynon Taf, a two-week national ‘firebreak’ was introduced by Welsh Government on October 23. This ends on Monday, November 9. 

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