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A health professional who failed to make regular visits to convicted criminals with mental health problems has been struck off as a social worker. A Care Council for Wales (CCW) hearing was told that Kerri Imelda Doherty was supposed to see four offenders at least once a month. Bosses said…
Carers are getting an extra helping hand at Princess of Wales Hospital after full-time carer support worker, Victoria Rodwell, is now based there following the success of a pilot project. Victoria’s role involves going around the wards and departments, liaising with staff to identify carers. The aim is to ensure…
Public Health Wales is relocating over 500 staff from its 10 South East Wales offices to a shared base in no 2 Capital Quarter, Cardiff. The move follows a review of the organisation’s accommodation needs in South East Wales in 2012, which found it would be more efficient to co-locate…
Vaughan Gething, the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport, is to give a keynote speech at an event focusing on dementia. The University of South Wales (USW) is hosting the #USWDEM16 Conference on September 14 at its Treforest Campus, when Mr Gething will be just one of…
A judge has banned journalists from reporting on a deportation case involving a teenager - despite it already receiving widespread press attention. The youngster is currently fighting to remain in the UK and fears for their safety if deported. The teen's legal representatives argued the public should be able to…
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board has issued a warning to job applicants from overseas. The Health Board say a 'recruitment scam' is targeting healthcare workers with false job offers at ABMU hospitals, subject to them making payments in respect of bogus registration or visa sponsorship fees. The advice…
The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has published new reports on home care in Carmarthenshire, Wrexham, Cardiff, Denbighshire, Monmouthshire and Swansea. These six reports are part of their wider review into domiciliary care feed into the full national report later this year. The national report will provide recommendations…
Three nurses who faked blood sugar readings of their patients have been struck off the nursing register for good. Rebecca Jones, 31, Lauro Bertulano, 46, and 42-year-old Natalie Jones were all caught falsifying medical notes while working at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, south Wales. A court was…
Three nurses caught faking blood sugar readings of vulnerable patients face being struck off the nursing register for good. Rebecca Jones, 31, and Lauro Bertulano, 46, were both jailed last year after admitting falsifying medical notes while working at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, south Wales. Natalie Jones,…
Wales' ground-breaking new IT system for health and social care has been switched on by Bridgend County Borough Council. This was the first implementation of the new Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS) system and the start of a process that will pave the way for Wales' other 21 local…
A new service designed to give patients with learning disabilities a helping hand when they need hospital care is being launched this week at Morriston Hospital in Swansea. The key priority of the Learning Disabilities Liaison Service will be to flag up people with a learning disability as soon as…
Five care homes in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area have completed an NHS training programme - and have now been shortlisted for the NHS Awards, along with the Health Board itself. The homes have been working on Advance Care Planning (ACP) and have carried out the NHS Improving…
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