Welsh Government have pledged £1.2m over two years towards the pilot of neighbourhood nursing principles which are loosely based on the principles adopted by Dutch Community Care Model, Buurtzorg.
For 13 years, doctors, nurses and midwives from across Cwm Taf have trained volunteer health workers and motorbike ambulance drivers to save lives in a region of eastern Uganda called Mbale through the charity PONT.
Public Health Wales is reminding people with long term health conditions to protect themselves from flu this year.
Nursing staff are taking a wound clinic into the community as part of a new Leg Club in the Rhondda. The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation supports leg clubs around the UK with the aim of providing community-based treatment, and care for people of all age groups who suffer with leg-related problems.