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Seventy-year-old Suzie clocks up 54 years in the NHS

Could Suzie Curtin be our longest-serving member of staff? Medical secretary Suzie, who works in the gynaecology directorate office at the University of Wales in Cardiff, has an incredible 54 years’ service in the NHS. At 70, she is the same age as the NHS.

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Chapter Young Onset Dementia Support Group

A new support group has recently been established for those who have a parent with a diagnosis of young-onset dementia. This will provide an opportunity to meet other people in a similar situation, plus they will be able to share experiences and gain advice and support.

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NHS at 70 – The History of Organ Donation

Every year across the UK, thousands of people’s lives are saved or greatly improved by receiving donated organs. To give your organs is to give the gift of life. It could be your legacy: allowing someone to continue to live a full life after you have gone.

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Celebrating the NHS at 70 with art

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) is delighted to unveil an exciting exhibition of new and commissioned artworks in celebration of 70 years of the formation of the NHS at the Hearth Geallery at University Hospital Llandough.

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NHS70: marking 70 years of the National Health Service

On 5 July 1948, Health Minister Aneurin Bevan, walked into Park Hospital in Manchester to launch the National Health Service. The hospital, now called Trafford General Hospital, was a symbol of the ambitious plan to make healthcare available to everyone, which would be free at the point of use and paid for out of general taxation.

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Smoking rate in Wales stays the same

Early results from the Welsh Governments’ National Survey for Wales 2017/18 have revealed that the proportion of the adult population that report that they smoke has remained at 19%, the same as reported in 2017.

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Autism services in Wales improving

More people with autism in Wales are now experiencing quicker access to better services as a result of additional investment put in place by the Welsh Government, Health and Social Services Secretary Vaughan Gething said today.

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