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Reform of Units of Dentistry Activity system in Wales

Welsh Assembly Dentistry Inquiry In May 2019 the National Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee published an inquiry into dentistry in Wales. Reform of the current Units of Dentistry Activity system was one of the key recommendations. This briefing explores…

Welsh Assembly tackles mental health: 2019 update

Welsh Youth Parliament During the first meeting of the Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) held this week, the Welsh Youth Parliament MPs voted to prioritise issues including emotional and mental support for the next two years. 3,000 young people in Wales voted on…

Health Board boundary change

In June 2018 Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, announced 1 April 2019 as the date for a boundary change between the Cwm Taf University Health Board and the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Why the change? Bridgend…

Future Liabilities Scheme: GP indemnity plans for Wales

While attending the NHS Confederation annual conference in Cardiff, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, confirmed that NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership – Legal and Risk Services will be the organisation operating the Future Liabilities Scheme that…

Perinatal mental health services: Where are we in Wales?

In January 2019, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Service, Vaughan Gething AM, met with the Children, Young People and Education Committee to discuss the progress of recommendations provided in the October 2017 report on perinatal mental health services.[1] What is…