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Statement from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales about Coronavirus (COVID-19): 21 February 2020

Update from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr. Frank Atherton on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

Welsh Government Response: Bereavement Scoping Study

Recently, a bereavement services scoping study was undertaken by Cardiff University in conjunction with Marie Curie and the Wales Cancer Research centre on behalf of the End of Life Care Board. The study mapped existing support, ranging from signposting through to specialist counselling, and identified areas where further resourcing is needed. Read more

Wales confirms first positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Frank Atherton, has confirmed that a patient in Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

Wales calls time on low cost, high strength alcohol

A new law comes into force today setting a minimum price for alcohol in Wales. This means alcohol can’t be sold or supplied for less than 50p a unit. Read more

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