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.
Medical students are to study the causes of health inequalities as part of a degree course developed by Cwm Taf University Health Board.
Patients aged 40-74 at GP practices in Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd are being invited to a free Health Check.
GPs in a Merthyr Tydfil practice are saving up to six hours a week in appointment time by operating a 24-hour E-consultation system.