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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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Fertility Network UK

Fertility Network UK is the UK’s leading patient-focused fertility charity. We are here on a practical and emotional level to offer support services, information and access to a community of people affected by fertility problems.

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Power Up! Energy Advice

Power Up is aimed at the vulnerable to help them get the support available for them and reduce the amount they spend on their energy bills.

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New project: Measuring the Mountain - understanding experiences of social care in Wales – stories wanted

MtM is a co-productive approach to understanding the early impact of the Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act 2014. They are funded by Welsh Government for 1 year and the project has two, over-lapping phases: Phase 1 - collect and identify themes, issues and trends from 2000 stories about people's experiences of social care Phase 2 - examine some of these key themes at a Citizens' Jury in September (24th - 27th) They want to work with organisations that can help collect stories and promote the project to others.

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