Archive for January, 2012

BMA Welsh Chairman joins Bevan protest run

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Dr Stefan Coghlan, Chair of the BMA’s Welsh Council is joining Dr Clive Peedell and Dr David Wilson on the first leg of the Bevan Protest run. The 6-day, 160 mile run begins tomorrow (10th January) at 8.30am from Aneurin Bevan’s statue on Queen Street, Cardiff. The run aims to raise public awareness about the [...]

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“The number of people with sight loss is set to double in the next 25 years” Sarah Rochira, Director of RNIB Cymru

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Sarah Rochira, Director of RNIB Cymru has written a guest blog for our readers on a new WG Report out today…… One in five people in Wales have some form of sensory loss, and as people live longer these numbers can be expected to increase: the numbers of people with sight loss, for example, are [...]

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Pension Events in Wales

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

The overhaul to the NHS pension scheme will have major implications for you and for the whole profession for years to come. The government has now made its final offer – and has given us only a few weeks to respond. Under the final offer, all doctors will pay more in contributions, most will work for [...]

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Resolutions should be for life not just for New Year

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Every January, promises are made to stop smoking, drink less alcohol, eat more fruit and vegetables and become fitter. A New Year means a New You, but after a few weeks of good intentions, old habits return. Unfortunately for 94% of the Welsh nation, this means a return to lifestyle choices that are detrimental to [...]

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