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Police cars used as ambulances as Welsh NHS recorded worst-ever waiting times

The crisis that engulfed Wales’ ambulance service has been laid bare as it is revealed police cars had to be used several times in just one weekend to take people to hospital.Across the weekend of the 29th October 2021, 110 incidents were recorded where in:
  • 14% of incidents, offic

Ombudsmen release joint guidance to tackle common mistakes in aftercare of mental health in-patients

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) and the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman (LGSCO) have released new guidance to tackle common and repeated mistakes seen in the aftercare of patients receiving support under the Mental Health Act. PHSO and LGSCO work together on complain

Hire prison leavers to bolster workforce

Today firms have said they are struggling to recruit in the face of record job vacancies. Nacro is calling for firms to hire those with criminal records to reduce reoffending and bolster the workforce.

Changes to visiting for Maternity Services

Cwm Taf is pleased to be able to reintroduce increased visiting across our Maternity Services.From Monday 11 April, a single individual will also be able to visit our antenatal and postnatal wards for four hour sessions each day.During labour, birthing partners can be present during labour assessmen

Cardiff Bay development involving arena approved

The regeneration of Cardiff Bay’s Atlantic Wharf has made a significant step forward now that the first phase, involving a new 17,000-capacity arena and a 182-bedroom hotel, has been approved by the city council.As well as full permission for these key elements of the scheme, earmarked for a 13.5-he

A damning report into the Welsh Labour Governments ever-growing NHS waiting list crisis

Let’s hope damning report into NHS waiting times kick Labour into action, Welsh Conservatives sayA damning report into the ever-growing NHS waiting list crisis has called on the Labour government to put “robust plans” in place as soon as possible.The report – titled ‘Waiting Well?

Seren Twt Boxes for CTM Families

Expectant parents or those whose babies are born with Down's syndrome across Cwm Taf Morgannwg, will now receive a 'Seren Twt' box thanks to two mums who have set about changing the support available for parents in Wales.Laura and Louise each have a child who was diagnosed with Down's syndrome after

Local Elections are taking place on Thursday, May 5, 2022. think before you vote?

 The local elections are taking place on Thursday, May 5, 2022.The elections will include, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council elections and Community Council elections whe

Section 19 report, Flood and Water Management Act 2010 – Trehafod

The Council has published its latest Section 19 report under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 following Storm Dennis.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board launches the All Wales Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter

Today April 6, 2022, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, along with all Health Boards in Wales, launches the All Wales Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter.The