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Bev Curtis achieves Bevan Commission Fellowship

Bev Curtis, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has recently been awarded a Fellowship by the Bevan Commission, to progress her work on developing a Paediatric Dysphagia outcome measurement tool.

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Carers Awareness Session on Monday 25th February

Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern has arranged a Carers Awareness Session with Carers Trust Wales led by Sian Salkeld on Monday February 25th from 10am til 12 (followed by a light lunch) at Murchfield Community Centre, Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys, CF64 4QQ.

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Carers Panel Meeting Dates

The next three meetings of the Cardiff and the Vale Carer’s Expert Panel have been arranged. The panel is an opportunity for carer’s to shape and influence the services available to them in Cardiff and the Vale and to have the opportunity to meet other carers from a wide variety of backgrounds and caring roles.

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C&V UHB Stakeholder Reference Group

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is keen to recruit someone from a third sector organisation which works with children and young people, to join their Stakeholder Reference Group (SRG).

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National Suicide and Self-harm Prevention Conference

Join the National Advisory Group on Suicide and Self harm prevention and a host of policy-makers, support agencies, health professionals and people with lived experience to discuss the latest developments in the national approach to Suicide and Self Harm prevention and its local implementation.

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Walking Maps for UHB sites

There is no doubt that physical activity can bring many health and wellbeing benefits, yet many view exercise to be tedious and time consuming. In reality, a simple and easy way to incorporate physical activity into your routine is by participating in active travel or going on a walk at lunchtime.

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Palliative Care for Homeless People

As an organisation providing a range of palliative and end of life care, information and advice services, Marie Curie has a commitment to making its services accessible to people from diverse communities and this includes people who are experiencing homelessness.

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How Welsh Scientists are using DNA to fight flu.

Influenza (flu) is a common viral infection that is highly contagious and can have serious consequences for vulnerable people. Every year, thousands of healthcare staff across not only Wales but the world combat flu through offering the seasonal flu vaccine and by following infection control procedures.

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Festive food donations help families at Christmas

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board's Patient Experience team, in partnership with Health Board volunteers, held a collection for the local food banks on Friday 23rd November at the Concourse at UHW and collected over 30 bags full of food and festive treats.

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