A specialist podiatrist has been selected as a Diabetes UK Cymru Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in Wales.
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.
Staff from Cwm Taf University Health Board played an important part in the creation of a new standard for diabetes services for young people in Wales.
The arrangements for providing clinical waste collections from residents homes in the Rhondda Cynon Taff area are to change.
Patients aged 40-74 at GP practices in Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd are being invited to a free Health Check.