Archive for December, 2010

Season’s Greetings to one and all!

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Wishing all our blog readers, our members and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2011 will be a challenging year for the NHS in Wales, and BMA Cymru Wales will continue to remain in the forefront of discussions to represent our members in Wales. Share:

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Get your flu vaccination!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

With reports of an increase in H1N1 cases emerging in Wales we are urging patients who are eligible for the winter flu vaccination to contact their GP practice.  The vaccine programme continues throughout the winter months for those people most at risk from the flu bug. By having the vaccination, patients aged over 65 and [...]

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Supervising the route to excellence – The Tripartite agreement

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Jo Hilborne is the Clinical Lead for the Tripartite Agreement, and explains more about the project below. Jo is also an O&G Consultant in the, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. The Temple Report, Time for Training (2010) said ‘Supervised training is key to ensuring patient safety and medical workforce development to provide for future service needs, [...]

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Tobacco display ban must not be clouded by news on plain packs

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Today’s guest blogger is Tanya Buchanan, Chief Executive of ASH Wales. While the UK Government continues to dither over whether to implement or repeal the legislation on the tobacco display ban there is yet more evidence, if more was indeed needed, on why they should reject the tobacco industry’s attempts to overturn the legislation.  New [...]

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