Vale Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 17.2.2022

Vale of Glamorgan News
The latest version of the Directory of Services for Older People in the Vale and Cardiff is now available to download from GVS’ website. Read More
The Vale of Glamorgan Council is working with Glamorgan Voluntary Service (GVS) and Age Connects to help tackle the issues of loneliness and isolation. Read More
Did you know your Third Sector organisation could feature for free on GVS’ Bro Radio Show? Explore a different but effective form of advertising to help create awareness of your organisation and let local people know about your latest news and events. Read More
The latest Barry Hospital Newsletter is available to view. Read More
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has recently published its draft Public Participation Strategy for consultation. The draft Strategy details the actions that will be undertaken by the Council to encourage and enable all stakeholders (those that have an interest or stake in an issue, such as individuals, interest groups, communities) to take part in the decision-making process and to have their say. Read More
Voluntary Sector News
Blood donations in January were enough to help 21,000 patients in Wales. Read More
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has launched a public consultation on new draft Governance Principles that will set the terms for how Industry will use health data and help patients access potential medical advances.  Read More
In partnership with The Cardiff & Vale Regional Partnership Board, Swansea University are currently undertaking a research project that aims to identify all Health and Social Care related – Research, Innovation and Improvement activities, currently ongoing across the Cardiff & Vale region. Read More
Alzheimer’s Society groups and services in Cardiff and the Vale February – June 2022 Read More
Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) is looking to commission a Health & Safety Consultant to undertake Health and Safety Assessments on all of our buildings. The closing date for this opportunity is midday, 4th March 2022. Read More
Welsh Government News
 
21 March 2022 is a historic moment for children and their rights in Wales. From this day on, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales. We want to protect children and their rights, to help give them the best start in life. Read More
 
Chief Medical Officer for Wales statement on COVID-19 review: 10 February 2022. Read More
 
Health Minister, Eluned Morgan has welcomed progress on new eye care facilities which will increase the number of patients receiving eye care treatment and cut waiting times. Read More
Vacancies
Vacancies for Consumer Advisors. Deadline is 22nd February 2022 Read More
Music in Hospitals & Care are seeking a Live Music Manager for Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as a member of our fundraising team, Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Assistant. Closing date for both vacancies is 25th February 2022 Read More
Vacancy for a Project Manager – Wales Bereavement Information and Support Service. Closing date 27th February 2022 Read More
Vacancy for a Trust Officer. Closing date 28th February 2022. Read More
Mental Health First Aid Wales have a job vacancy for a Relevant Persons Representative/Advocate. Please click the links for more information and an Application Form. Read More
Volunteering vacancy at Headway for the role of Treasurer Read More
 
Training & Events
A co-production in mental health services taking place from Wednesday 2nd March to Friday 4th March – see the programme for the impressive line-up of speakers – places are free and you don’t have to attend the full 3 days, so please book a place now.  Read More
ProMo-Cymru is running a free course starting in March. Read More
Every Chronic Health Problem comes with a variety of symptoms.  Some symptoms can be experienced as a direct result of a specific chronic condition such as Osteoarthritic pain.  There may also be visual clues (e.g.): joints in hands appearing larger than normal and knobbly.  Read More
 
RNIB are having a stakeholder day to celebrate the Vision Friends project and invite you to find out what we plan to do throughout 2022/3. Read More

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