Keen runner Andrew Blair set himself a tough marathon challenge to raise cash for charity. Dr Blair, 53, a GP in Pontypridd, decided to take on the six ‘World Marathon Majors’ in one year, a total running distance of more than 157.3 miles.
A new health board wide group is to be established, initially in the Cynon Valley, to give people with diabetes more say over the care they receive.
GP Lisa Thomas asked patients in her Church Village practice to join her to discuss how a better lifestyle could improve their health.
A campaign has been launched across Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf to let people know what healthcare services are available in their local community. The #YourLocalTeam initiative from Cwm Taf University Health Board highlights the range of professionals who can help patients, without a need to go to the doctor first.
A web-based suite of educational resources has been developed by a consultant surgeon in Merthyr Tydfil to support patients through complex illnesses.