Tag Archives: NHS Wales

One Simple Thing’ survey to improve NHS communication in Wales

One Simple Thing – Communication with the NHS “Tell us One Simple Thing that could be done to make communication with the NHS easier and better?” Community Health Councils in Wales want to hear about your experience around communication with … Continue reading

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GPs in Wales will soon classify ME & CFS as neurological

SNOMED now classifies ME and CFS as neurological NHS Wales uses the SNOMED CT electronic terminology system for recording and sharing symptoms, diagnoses, clinical findings, procedures etc. in primary and secondary care and across other health care settings. This replaced the READ … Continue reading

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#TimeForUnrestWales – the Cabinet Secretary for Health’s plans for ME & CFS

#TimeForUnrestWales  the Cabinet Secretary for Health’s plans for ME & CFS In early May WAMES wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Vaughan Gething, expressing concern for the slow progress in implementing the Task & Finish Group Report’s Recommendations and … Continue reading

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#TimeForUnrestWales – the struggle to get an accurate diagnosis

#TimeForUnrestWales  a campaign for recognition of ME and health equality There is a Health and Social Care crisis for people with ME in Wales, starting with the struggle patients have to find an accurate diagnosis from doctors who understand ME. … Continue reading

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NHS retrospective healthcare funding claims – register your intent to claim

NHS Retrospective Healthcare Funding Claims People who believe their care should have been funded by the NHS are being encouraged by the Welsh Government to register their intent to make a claim.   People who think they, or someone they … Continue reading

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Give your opinion on the development of NHS Wales online presence

Following a Healthcheck review a new vision has been developed for how NHS Wales’ online presence could take shape. The aim is to develop an online digital platform for Health and Well-Being in Wales which would: Provide patients with a … Continue reading

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NHS Wales survey of specialist care experience

Welsh Government press release, 16 November 2016: Outpatients: Listening to you Health boards across Wales want to hear your views on what is important to you. Across Wales each year, hundreds of thousands of patients are provided with advice, reassurance, treatment … Continue reading

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NHS Continuing heathcare – deadline approaching for claiming costs

Welsh Government News post, 29 September 2016: Deadline approaching for people to claim for their care People who believe their care should have been funded by the NHS, are being encouraged by the Welsh Government to register their intent to … Continue reading

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Choosing wisely Wales: patients in Wales urged to take more control

BBC news article, by Owain Clarke, 16 September 2016: Choosing Wisely aims for doctor-patient ‘culture shift’ Patients in Wales are being urged to take more control of decisions about the care and treatments they receive, as part of a new … Continue reading

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Improving services for Welsh speakers within the health sector Consultation

Welsh Government press release: Welsh Language Standards – Improving services for Welsh speakers within the health sector Safonau’r Gymraeg – Gwella gwasanaethau’r sector iechyd i siaradwyr Cymraeg These standards will enable the Welsh Language Commissioner to place duties in relation … Continue reading

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