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Hilary Sharp awarded for her All Wales work with BAPIO

Hilary Sharp, Senior Medical Workforce Manager at Cardiff and Vale UHB, was recently awarded for her all Wales work where she has been leading with the Indian organisation British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) on Medical Training Initiatives (MTI) since 2016.

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Six kidney transplants in 30 hours at Cardiff's UHW

Any transplant begins with a phone call but on Sunday, the phone in the Cardiff Transplant Unit kept ringing. It was to prove the start of a remarkable few days as specialists at University Hospital of Wales completed six kidney transplants in 30 hours.

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Beekeeping course gives staff a buzz

There was a buzz in the air when six members of staff from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) recently took part in an Introduction to Beekeeping course, to promote health and wellbeing.

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Y Bont successful to create a Family Funzone

Y Bont has been awarded a grant of £530,059 for the Y Bont's 'Family Funzone' The 5 year project will engage with disabled children and their families in Bridgend to reduce the challenges they face, in particular isolation and a lack of social opportunity, encouraging them to develop peer support amongst each other, build relationships and enjoy an active lifestyle through activities that include the whole family.

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Girls admitted to hospital for self-harming nearly doubles

Kay Ska self-harmed for two years and one of the reasons was because she didn't know how to deal with her feelings "in a healthy way". "I think it was just a lot of confusion, hormones and a lot of image issues," she told Newsbeat. The 23-year-old is speaking out after figures from the NHS show the number of girls admitted to hospital for self-harm has almost doubled in two decades. The NSPCC says the statistics are "sadly unsurprising".

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Transgender toolkit issued to schools in the Vale

The Transgender Toolkit for Schools is an advice document for schools in the Vale of Glamorgan; to act as a reference document for schools' Governing Bodies, Head Teachers and their staff to be applicable should they encounter a pupil with transgender feelings.

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Brexit Health Hub launched

Public Health Wales’ Policy Team has launched a Brexit Health Hub resource as a guide to current discussions and considerations of the potential policy implications of leaving the EU.

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