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Parc Prison failed to meet latest inspection tests but is working on its problems, according to a report into the privately-run jail in Bridgend. In the last four years, there have been three changes in management at Parc - a fact that the Prison Reform Trust blames for Parc's failings.…
A draft new strategy for social services in Wales which will expect more consistent high quality services for those in need and greater links with the community to promote independence and well being has been launched by Health and Social Services Minister Dr Brian Gibbons. Dr Gibbons said the proposals…
A university lecturer has become the first professional to be elected president of the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Sandra Arthur takes over at a time when professional regulation faces increased government scrutiny. She replaces Sir Jonathan Asbridge who was appointed as the first NMC president.
The Welsh Assembly Government has promised to deliver "world-class" social services for Wales as it reveals its 10-year plan to drive up standards. It aims to complement the government's 10-year Designed for Life health plan which was announced last year. The number of people currently using social services has risen…