A pioneering service run by volunteers to treat people with leg problems in their own community has been awarded a Big Lottery grant.
Maternity and children’s services at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital are changing
Patients in the Rhondda are benefitting from regular medication reviews, longer appointments and specialist knowledge, thanks to the success of a pharmacist role aimed at easing pressure on GPs.
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.
The last beam is being placed on a new palliative care unit being built by Cwm Taf and Macmillan – a year to the date since the turf was cut by the Health Secretary.