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Vale Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 1.7.2021

Voluntary Sector News
Community Cafes are informal sessions hosted by the Pontio team and they are free of charge.  Read More
The latest version of Sylw the bulletin for Wales Council of the Blind is now available.  Read More
Home Instead Charities is the new name of our charity, new name, new look, but the same heart… we aim to BRING JOY to the lives of ageing adults all over the UK. Read More
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board 
Video consultations have prevented over 40,000 trips to hospital appointments for people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More
In line with Learning Disability Week, we are pleased to announce that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) has been approved as a Project SEARCH organisation, the fourth health organisation in Wales to do so, in turn contributing to being one of over forty hospital programmes nationally. Read More
Today, Wales made its mark at the second annual Peas Please Prize Ceremony during which the winners and runners up for progress in 2019/2020 were announced. With five nominations in total, Peas Please Pledgers from Wales went on to win two of the seven categories – with Cardiff taking the top spot in the Veg City Prize and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board winning the Veg-O-Meter Prize. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is delighted to be taking part in a scheme which supports young people in gaining valuable experience. Read More
Throughout the pandemic young people from schools across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan have been helping older adults stay steady on their feet, by taking part in the Staying Steady Schools project. Read More
In order to provide sustainable healthcare for the future, and the robust workforce necessary to deliver our services, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) recruits nurses who have trained overseas through both UK based and international recruitment. Read More
Health & Wellbeing 
A new report published 22.06.21 by Public Health Wales suggests that introducing a basic income scheme in Wales could be a catalyst for better health and well-being outcomes for all.  Read More
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Public Health Wales Board will be held on Thursday 29 July 2021 at 10:00. Read More
Welsh Government News 
People living in Wales who have received the COVID vaccine will be able to access their vaccination status via the internet from today to generate an NHS COVID Pass for urgent outbound international travel. Read More
Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle has today unveiled the updated All Wales Weight Management Pathway. Read More
Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has said she wants to see a first group of social care workers receive the Real Living Wage early in this Senedd term. Read More
News from the BBC 
Could brain training games help with weight loss? It is a theory researchers in Wales want to test. Scientist at Cardiff University hope to recruit volunteers for what would be the largest study of its kind ever held.  Read More
Lateral flow tests are becoming an increasingly common part of life in Wales as we move out of lockdown. Read More
Funding 
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity has allocated funding to support third sector community projects to enhance the Health and Wellbeing of people in the region through creative solutions. The maximum that can be applied for is £5,000. This is both a REVENUE and CAPITAL grant. The Grant will be open for applications from Tuesday 1st June 2021 with a deadline for submission of 12 noon on Friday 9th July 2021  Read More 
Training & Events
Wednesday 14th July 1pm – 3:00pm. Free access to this webinar thanks to our partners in Vale Flying Start & Families First (via Zoom) – there are 90 spaces available. Read More

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