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Ex-Wales soccer player John Hartson received a tweet of support from cycling star Lance Armstrong as Hartson battles for his life following emergency surgery. The 34-year-old former striker, or forward, for the Glasgow, Scotland, Celtic and London West Ham United and Arsenal football clubs was in critical but stable condition and receiving round-the-clock care aiming to stabilize his condition at a hospital in Swansea, Wales, after being diagnosed with testicular cancer that spread to his...
THE NHS will pay for 200 orthopaedic patients to be treated at a private hospital to ease waiting list pressures at Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust. Cardiff Local Health Board has signed a contract for spinal, foot and ankle patients to be treated at St Joseph's Hospital in Newport.
SCHOOLGIRLS in Bridgend will start to receive a cervical cancer vaccine next month. The programme against the human papilloma virus will be rolled out to 12 and 13-year-old girls at secondary schools in the borough.
By Paul lewis Campaigners have accused city hospital bosses of trying to bulldoze through a controversial shake-up of Singleton's minor casualty service.
By Liz Perkins Ambulances were queuing up to drop off patients at a stretched Swansea A&E department. Eight vehicles were waiting to drop off casualties at Morriston Hospital during the jam a week ago. A health campaigner claims it meant patients were waiting for hours before they were seen.
By liz perkins Demands are growing for the public to have a say over the future of a Swansea hospital casualty unit. Members of health watchdog Swansea Community Health Council (CHC) are stepping up the pressure on the trust for a public consultation over the Singleton department's future.
I Am writing in response to the two articles printed in the South Wales Evening Post on August 15 and 18.
By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor PATIENTS at the flagship University Hospital of Wales are continuing to wait hours in A&E. Official figures reveal that Cardiff and Vale NHS Trustw as Wales' worst performing against tough four and eight-hour targets.
By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor GPs could be drafted in to run a major hospital's casualty department because there are not enough junior doctors, it emerged last night.
By Liz Perkins A Health boss is preparing to fly in the face of public opinion by shutting a Swansea hospital's minor casualty unit without consultation, it is feared.
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