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The next Vale Health, Social Care and Wellbeing Network meeting will be on Thursday, 7th June from 10am to 12pm at GVS.

The next Vale Health, Social Care and Wellbeing Network meeting will be on Thursday, 7th June from 10am to 12pm at GVS. The speakers include: Maria Battle, Chair of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, who will be talking about the work of the Health Board, new developments and challenges. Becky Frew, from YMCA Cardiff, who will be talking about their services for young carers in the Vale. There will also be updates about the following: The development of a Wellbeing Hub in Penarth. An update on work being done in Cardiff and Vale to support carers. An update from Vale of Glamorgan Council. Information about funding opportunities. Updates on the Regional Safeguarding Board and Regional Workforce Partnership. An update on the work of the Vale Voluntary Sector Liaison Committee. To book a place, email Ceri Venners

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Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life. Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.

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Do you provide a support group?

Linda Pritchard, Health & Social Care Facilitator from GVS is keen to hear from you if your organisation provides a support group/self help group for service users/carers.

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FAQs about breast screening following incident in England

We understand that women in Wales may have concerns about the announcement made earlier this week regarding an issue with the way in which some women in England have been invited for breast screening. As a precaution, Public Health Wales is reviewing the breast screening programme in Wales to ensure all eligible women are invited for screening.

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Meals on Wheels - Cardiff

Meals on Wheels is now available 7 days a week!!! Customers across Cardiff are able to enjoy hot, nutritious meals that cater to a variety of dietary requirements and cultural choices, delivered free to their homes for only £3.90 per day.

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NHS Screening Information

Breast Test Wales is returning to Penarth Women will be invited to attend for breast screening at a mobile unit based at Tesco car park from end of April, 2018 until end of September, 2018.

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How knowing your genetic code could lengthen your life

Fifteen years ago this month, the full human genome sequence was published for the first time, heralding a new era of medicine. Since then technology has markedly speeded up genomic sequencing and reduced the cost. But have those hoped-for medical breakthroughs materialised?

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Women's wellbeing clinic opens for those affected by FGM

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has launched Wales’s first Specialist Female Genital Mutilation Pilot Clinic. The specialist service known as the ‘Women’s Wellbeing Clinic’ will be open to all females affected by FGM or who are at potential risk of FGM occurring.

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Understanding people’s views about health and care in Wales

The Bevan Commission - The Big Conversation. Be part of the Conversation.The following questions will give you the chance to be a part of shaping the thinking of the Bevan Commission publication and actively inform the advice that we creates and send to Welsh Government. This is just the start of the big conversation…

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