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”.
Health Minister Edwina Hart has encouraged patients and staff to nominate mental health and learning disability nurses for a top Welsh award.
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions James Purnell has withdrawn controversial plans to move carers claiming Income Support onto a modified version of Jobseeker’s Allowance.
Plans to increase support for Wales’ carers have been announced by the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas.
This week the Minister unveiled proposals for a…
Arrangements to ensure an effective transition during the period leading up to the establishment of the seven new NHS organisations in Wales have been made by Health and Social Services Minister Edwina Hart.
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 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.
Findings from the fourth annual census of the ethnicity of inpatients in mental health and learning disability services have revealed that some black and minority ethnic groups are three or more times more likely than average to be admitted as inpatients in mental health services.
Deputy Health and Social Services Minister Gwenda Thomas has outlined the approach the Assembly Government will take on a range of issues related to Carers.
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.