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National Adoption Week: Children’s Minister encourages more people to consider adopting children

More people across Wales are being encouraged to consider adopting children by the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies. To mark the start of National Adoption Week (15th – 21st October), the Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies has paid tribute to the many adoptive parents across Wales who have made new families with some of the most vulnerable children in the country, and who are supporting them to fulfill their potential in loving homes

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Saying thank you to our volunteers!

A special celebration event was held for Health Board volunteers on Tuesday 9 October 2018 to say “thank you” for the valuable contribution volunteers make to patient, carer and visitor experience.

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Beat flu this winter

“Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness”

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Beat flu this winter!

Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and others against influenza (flu), a potentially life threatening illness. The annual NHS Wales Beat Flu campaign is being launched today (Wednesday, October 3), encouraging everyone eligible for flu vaccination to get protected.

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8 Myths about Falls

As part of Ageing Well in Wales' national falls awareness campaign, Steady On... Stay SAFE, they debunk the myth that falls are an inevitable part of growing older.

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"Your Choice" care project wins national award

The project won the Social Care Wales Accolades' "Citizen-led services" category. The "Your Choice" scheme offers outcome-focused care and support at home - through a dynamic new collaboration with domiciliary care agencies. Your Choice has already seen a number of people benefit from the ability to work with their social worker and domiciliary care agency to inform their very own, unique care-at-home package.

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