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RAF celebrates centenary with special exhibition

To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF) The Hearth Gallery at University Hospital Llandough (UHL) is holding a special exhibition throughout April, joining in celebrations taking place across the UK and worldwide to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF.

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NHS at 70 – How Vaccination changed the world of Medicine

The physicist, Carl Sagan, once wrote: “Advances in medicine… have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.” This is a staggering fact but one that rings true when you consider the advancements in medicine that have occurred even in the last 70 years – let alone any longer.

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HALT3 survey published

Six per cent of people living in Welsh long-term care facilities (LTCFs) had a healthcare-associated infection (HCAI) between October and November 2017.

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Pushing to make NHS at 70 run a success!

To celebrate the NHS at 70, Cardiff & Vale Health Charity have organised a bed push, a 5k and 10k run on 20 May 2017 at Cardiff Bay, with money raised at this event going back directly into healthcare and supporting those with brain and spinal injuries.

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Social Prescribing and Well-being Survey - Please Complete

As you will be aware, there is a growing recognition of the importance that ‘social prescribing’ and well-being services can play in promoting better citizen outcomes and also in reducing the number of referrals into more costly interventions. The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Regional Partnership Board is keen to ensure that the ‘social prescribing’ and well-being approach plays an integral part in the development of new seamless models of care.

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Volunteers wanting to help out

Do you have tasks that you’ve been holding off which you need some help with? Would you like some help from some really keen volunteers? – Yes?... Oh good! Because we at GoodGym have lots of volunteers who would love to help you out… and we are currently looking for more ways we can help out in the community.

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