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Vale Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 29.7.2021

Vale of Glamorgan News

Vale Public Services Board Well-being Assessment Survey

The Vale Public Services Board is undertaking a range of engagement activities over the next few months to inform a Well-being Assessment which will be published in May 2022.  Read More

Voluntary Sector News

Opportunity to become a Member of the Adult Safeguarding Board

There is an opportunity available to become a third sector representative on the Cardiff and Vale Adult Safeguarding Board. Expressions of interest are to be submitted by 3pm on 17th August 2021. Read More

Opportunity to become a Member of the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Regional Safeguarding Children and Adult Boards’ Child and Adult Practice Review Group (C&V RSB CPR/APR)

There is an opportunity available to become a third sector representative on the C&V RSB CPR/APR sub group. Expressions of interest are to be submitted by 3pm on 17th August 2021. Read More

Opportunity to become a Member of the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Regional Safeguarding Board Monitoring Group (C&V RSB Monitoring Group)

There is an opportunity available to become a third sector representative on the C&V RSB Monitoring Group. Expressions of interest are to be submitted by 3pm on 17th August 2021. Read More

Sylw – Wales Council of the Blind’s bulletin

The latest edition of Sylw is now available. Read More

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board 

Main Theatres team raise over £500 for local mental health and suicide charity

Our Main Theatres team in the Perioperative Directorate recently ran a fundraising event as part of men’s mental health month. Given that Christmas was a difficult time for staff with the pressures of the pandemic, the team decided to theme the event as ‘Junemas’. Read More

Getting tested for hepatitis takes 2 minutes and could save your life

Gavin Naylor was tested for Hepatitis C in 2013. Although he had no symptoms, his result came back positive. A 12-week course of medication was all it took to cure him. Read More

Health & Wellbeing

New research captures the impact of COVID-19

A new report, funded by Public Health Wales, highlights how vulnerability emerged in Wales during the Coronavirus pandemic, and how the voluntary and community sector (VCS) has played a critical role in tackling this challenge. Read More

Rise in childhood respiratory infections in Wales ahead of winter

Public Health Wales is encouraging parents to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in young children, as data shows cases are rising sharply. Read More

Week 66: ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey results

The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales. Read More

Shielding experienced decline in health care use, and at higher risk of poor mental health, during pandemic

A new report, published today by Public Health Wales, identifies marked declines in hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic amongst those clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) to severe Coronavirus symptoms and advised to shield; and that this population were at a higher risk of experiencing poorer mental health than the general population from March to September 2021. Read More

Welsh Government News 

£250K for early years speech, language and communication support

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced an additional £250,000 to support children’s speech, language and communication needs. Read More

Vaccination saves lives: new toolkit to help employers encourage employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

The Welsh Government is encouraging employers to do all they can to support their workforce to get vaccinated. Read More

Advice to those who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable – Sent on behalf of Welsh Government

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales is sending a letter to all those on the Shielding Patient List (SPL) which should arrive soon. The letter does not advise to follow any particular shielding measures but contains advice on how to stay safe as restrictions will be reduced over the next few weeks. Read More

News from the BBC

 

Are middle-aged people more unhealthy than ever?

 

About one in three middle-aged Britons has multiple health conditions – such as chronic back pain, mental ill health and high blood pressure, a study suggests. Read More

 

Vacancies

 

Vacancies at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Vacancies with Research, Innovation and Improvement Coordination (RI&IC) hub – Bright Spots Project Managers NHS Band 7/equivalent Read More

 

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