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GVS Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 16.1.2023

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Vale of Glamorgan News

Llantwit Major Office Space Available – come and have a free tour!

The offices are warm and quiet, fully accessible and offers kitchen facilities. Our spaces can accommodate anywhere between one and ten people. Utilities and guest Wi-Fi are both included within the cost with prices starting from £444.00 per calendar month. Read More

Vale Index Winter newsletter

The Vale Index have issued their digital Winter newsletter, for families of children and young people with disabilities, additional needs or emerging needs in the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More

Sight Cymru operating three support clubs in the Vale of Glamorgan

Sight Cymru are a charity that provide services to those with sight loss. Our services include clubs and groups, wellbeing services, IT support and much more. We have three clubs that meet within the Vale of Glamorgan to help support those with sight loss on a weekly basis. Read More

Vale local Voluntary Sector organisations encouraged to nominate representatives for the Voluntary Sector Joint Liaison Committee

GVS facilitates the involvement of the Voluntary Sector on this Committee.  Four vacancies have arisen for Voluntary Sector Representatives. Nominations are invited from Voluntary Sector Organisations working in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Completed nomination forms should be returned to GVS by midday, Friday, 17th March 2023. Read More

Voluntary Sector News

St Athan Clothes Bank supporting the local communities

The Clothes Bank is at CF61, Station Road Llantwit Major and is open from 12.30 to 2pm on Thursdays. All donations of clothes and shoes accepted only on Thursdays. Cal and his team look forward to seeing you. Read More

Welcome to Sylw, WCB’s weekly bulletin

The latest bulletin from the Wales Council of the Blind is now available. Read More

Home Instead Cardiff February Newsletter 

The Home Instead newsletter is now available. Read More

Royal College of Physicians launches new report on acute oncology services in Wales

Royal College of Physicians (RCP) launches new report on acute oncology services in Wales, calling for investment in emergency cancer care at the front door. Read More

Community Health Council Monthly Briefing

February’s Monthly Briefing is now available. Read More

Versus Arthritis Information Session – Fibromyalgia – 28th February 2023

On Tuesday, 28 February 2023 (5:00pm-6:00pm) we’ll be delivering an information session all about Fibromyalgia. This is a free online information session. Read More

Diabetes UK Cymru Survey

Diabetes are surveying the experiences of diabetes care in Wales. Survey closing date: 20th February Read More

Care & Repair Cymru – Report on the State of Older People’s Housing in Wales

The State of Older People’s Housing in Wales was launched yesterday at an event at the Senedd. The report reveals that many older people in Wales are living in dangerous housing and need urgent help to tackle disrepair and maintain their safety and independence. Read More

Inclusive Street Dance – Regular Session

Following a successful taster of Street Dance for children and young people with disabilities, Sense Cymru can now confirm they have a weekly session booked in starting from Thursday 16th February 4.15 – 5.15 pm. Read More

Free publicity if you provide a health and wellbeing service

Do you provide a service that can help people with their health and wellbeing? If so add your information to the Dewis Cymru website. Read More

Raising women’s awareness of gambling-related harms during the cost-of-living crisis

As the cost-of-living crisis continues, GamCare’s mission to raise awareness of, and support those affected by gambling-related harm, is now more important than ever. Read More

Ty Hapus Counselling service

Tŷ Hapus free counselling offers you the chance to talk in a safe and confidential space whether it’s for support with life’s challenges or just someone to talk to. Read More

Updated Pobl One Stop Shop pamphlet

Information on Support Drop In sessions, Communities for Work Drop-In and outreach locations. Read More

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board news

Celebrating Apprenticeship Week Wales

This week, we are celebrating Apprenticeship Week Wales (6th – 12th February) — a celebration of the impact apprenticeships have across the country for both individuals and businesses.   Read More

We are relaunching our Walking Aids Recycling Scheme

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is relaunching its Walking Aids Recycling Scheme to help build on our previous success in re-issuing equipment to the community. Read More

More two-year-olds across Wales to benefit from funded childcare with further £10 million investment

More two-year olds in Wales are set to benefit from funded childcare as scheme expands with £10 million of further Welsh Government funding. Read More

Health & Wellbeing news

Procurement doesn’t have to cost the earth

Public Health Wales is urging anyone in the public sector to download their new guide and start reducing costs and cutting carbon whenever they are sourcing goods or services. Read More

Welsh Government News

Welsh Government’s ministerial priorities for the NHS

The Minister published a written statement detailing the Welsh Government’s ministerial priorities for the NHS. Read More

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board-led study awarded £1.8m in funding

A study led by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) has been awarded more than £1.8m by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to explore potential treatments for patients living with Low Anterior Resection Syndrome. Read More


Newydd Housing Association Vacancy – Finance Officer Accounts Payable

Full time Fixed term to March 2024, with potential for permanent
Tongwynlais, Cardiff with fully flexible agile working options £22,827 to £24,028  Closing date for applications: 21 February 2023 Interview date: 1 March 2023  Read More

Marie Curie Activities Coordinator (Well-being and Support Hub)

£24,620 – £27,350 (35 hours per week) This is an exciting new role to continue to develop and work in the Well-being and Support Hub within our Cardiff & Vale Hospice in Penarth and the community. Closes Thursday 23rd February. Read More

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