‘Bevan Commission’ to Advise on Health Service Reform

In the 60th anniversary year of the NHS, Health Minister Edwina Hart has announced the membership of a new independent group, named after NHS founder Aneurin Bevan, to help ensure that changes in NHS structures set Wales “on the path to a world-class health care system”.

Carers face financial crisis

Rising costs and difficult economic times are adding to the financial pressure on carers, a new survey suggests.

Carers UK, the membership organisation for carers, carried out the survey this autumn.

First minister opens new mental health facility for the elderly

First Minister Rhodri Morgan opened a new mental health unit for the elderly in Cardiff this week.

The Iorwerth Jones Centre – a former residential home in Llanishen – has been re-developed into a modern treatment facility, following 3 million pounds of funding from the Welsh Assembly Government.

We’ve clicked!

Mental health charity Hafal’s information-packed autumn conference to explore the challenges faced by people recovering from a serious mental illness and feature colourful debate, exhibitions and workshops.