District Nurses and GP practices across Cwm Taf worked together to set up an electronic flu clinic. Practices created a list of patients in need of a vaccination on their computer system which could be accessed by District Nurses in the community via their Chromebooks.
Chairman of Cwm Taf University Health Board Marcus Longley officially opened the dementia-friendly Duffryn Suite at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon in Mountain Ash.
Army veteran Christopher Dorrington served in seven tours in Northern Ireland and in conflicts and trouble spots around the world. That experience left him with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder but now he is a volunteer tutor with the Education for Patients Programme.
The water was boiling in an outdoors ‘kelly kettle’ ready for a warming drink as 17 people, mainly strangers to each other, arrived to sample ways to reduce their stress and anxiety.
Hundreds of vulnerable patients, who might otherwise have to be admitted to hospital, are now being treated while at home, thanks to an innovative service based in Pontypridd.