Welsh Government news 7.5.2020

Five ways to help children and young people stay safe during the coronavirus lockdown

The Welsh Government and children and young people’s organisations across Wales are urging the public to help keep children safe through the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

New volunteer prescription delivery scheme to support those shielding or self-isolating

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Health Minister has today announced new arrangements to ensure people who are shielding or self-isolating can continue to get their prescription medicines in partnership with the National Pharmacy Association, Wales’ third sector organisations and Royal Mail. Read more

First Minister of Wales announces £500 extra payment for care staff

The Welsh Government will fund a £500 extra payment for all social care workers in Wales, the First Minister announced today. Read more

Domestic abuse services in Wales are ready to help

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt, today emphasised that specialist services in Wales are open and available to help those facing increased risk from domestic violence and abuse during coronavirus. Read more

Welsh Government to ‘test, track and trace’ to control further transmission of Covid-19

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has today (5 May) mapped out an ambitious Response Plan to prepare Wales for the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Volunteers producing thousands of vital scrubs for healthcare heroes

More than 100 volunteers are producing much needed medical scrubs for Wales’ healthcare heroes in the NHS with material provided by Welsh Government, First Minister Mark Drakeford has revealed. Read more

Open letter thanks nurses in social care for their dedication

Wales’ Chief Nursing Officer has joined other senior figures across the nation, thanking nurses working in social care. Read more

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