Archive for April, 2012

Protecting children from tobacco marketing

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Guest Blog by Elen de Lacy, chief executive of ASH Wales Every day in Wales an estimated 38 teenagers try smoking cigarettes, introducing them to a deadly product often for the rest of their life. This week the UK government launched its consultation on standardised packaging for cigarettes which aims to reduce the appeal of [...]

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The healing power of touch

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

by Catrin Parish Marks, Public Affairs Support Officer In the buzzing creative hub of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay, a pioneering charity is ensuring that no-one is denied the opportunity to appreciate the arts. Set up in 1997 by the inspirational Dilys Price OBE, Touch Trust is helping people with profound and multiple [...]

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The BMA Cymru Wales/BMJ Learning Group Clinical Teacher of the Year Award

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

What a fine evening we had celebrating the wealth of talent Wales has to offer in our clinical teachers a week or so ago. The nominees for the clinical teacher of the year award came from local awards given by the Wales Deanery, Swansea University College of Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine and Bangor [...]

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Pension Events

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

We are running a series of workplace events around Wales where you can get information about the pensions ballot and ask us questions. Here’s a list of the events. Roadshows: 8 May, Village Hotel, Cardiff, 7pm 21 May, St Georges’ Hotel, Llandudno, 7pm  Local Events: 23 April, Friars Postgraduate Centre, Royal Gwent, Newport, 5:15pm 24 [...]

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