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 five year plan to develop more job and training opportunities; give babies a better start in life, and improve the mental health of young people has been launched by a collective of public sector and voluntary organisations across Cwm Taf.
A new training model aims to encourage undergraduate students to consider the role of a practice nurse as their future careers.
Patients in Rhondda are being offered more opportunities nearer home to access specialist advice on looking after their wellbeing as well as their health.
Year 10 school pupils from across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil were given an insight into working for the NHS in Cwm Taf.