Wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:00:15 +0000 en-gb Cancer patients in Wales set to receive proton beam therapy on NHS https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45769-cancer-patients-in-wales-set-to-receive-proton-beam-therapy-on-nhs https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45769-cancer-patients-in-wales-set-to-receive-proton-beam-therapy-on-nhs Cancer patients in Wales set to receive proton beam therapy on NHS
Cancer patients in Wales are to begin receiving proton therapy treatment through the NHS after a treatment centre was granted permission by the country's health boards.The Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales was the first to offer the treatment in the UK when it opened in April, but until now it…
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Wales Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:03:42 +0000
Bridgend school worker jailed for grooming and sexually abusing teenage girl https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45752-bridgend-school-worker-jailed-for-grooming-and-sexually-abusing-teenage-girl https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45752-bridgend-school-worker-jailed-for-grooming-and-sexually-abusing-teenage-girl Bridgend school worker jailed for grooming and sexually abusing teenage girl
A school information and communications technology (ICT) technician has been jailed for grooming and sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl.Alex Barnes, 22, pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual activity with a child, three counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and one count of penetrative sexual activity…
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Wales Mon, 10 Dec 2018 21:40:11 +0000
Conferences announced for practitioners supporting victims of elderly abuse in Wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45737-conferences-announced-for-practitioners-supporting-victims-of-elderly-abuse-in-wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45737-conferences-announced-for-practitioners-supporting-victims-of-elderly-abuse-in-wales Conferences announced for practitioners supporting victims of elderly abuse in Wales
Two free conferences to help practitioners who work with or come into contact with older people who experience abuse are set to take place next February. The conferences aim to raise awareness of, and help practitioners share good practice about, supporting the rights and choices of older people who experience…
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Wales Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:41:52 +0000
Ex-Secretary for Health and Social Services set to named First Minister of Wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45728-ex-secretary-for-health-and-social-services-set-to-named-first-minister-of-wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45728-ex-secretary-for-health-and-social-services-set-to-named-first-minister-of-wales Ex-Secretary for Health and Social Services set to named First Minister of Wales
Mark Drakeford has been named as the new leader of Welsh Labour and is set to become the next first minister of Wales.Wales's Finance Secretary, 64, beat contenders Vaughan Gething and Eluned Morgan following a leadership election to succeed Carwyn Jones.Mr Drakeford won 53.9% of the vote when the result…
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Wales Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:12:41 +0000
Mother who moved to Ireland after social workers safety concerns has boy removed from her care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45693-mother-who-moved-to-ireland-after-social-workers-safety-concerns-has-boy-removed-from-her-care https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45693-mother-who-moved-to-ireland-after-social-workers-safety-concerns-has-boy-removed-from-her-care Mother who moved to Ireland after social workers safety concerns has boy removed from her care
A woman who three years ago left her home in Wales when four months pregnant and travelled to Ireland after social workers raised safety concerns has had her son taken from her care.Staff at the Child and Family Agency in Ireland had also become concerned about the boy's safety after…
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Wales Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:15:06 +0000
£114 million announced to support health professional education and training in Wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45674-114-million-announced-to-support-health-professional-education-and-training-in-wales https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45674-114-million-announced-to-support-health-professional-education-and-training-in-wales £114 million announced to support health professional education and training in Wales
£114m will be invested in 2019/20 to support a range of education and training programmes for healthcare professionals in Wales, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced.This is £7m more than in 2018/19 and the fifth consecutive year funding to support health professional education and training has increased. Health and social…
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Wales Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:32:59 +0000
First Minister tells inquest Carl Sargeant 'panicked but not distraught' https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45657-first-minister-tells-inquest-carl-sargeant-panicked-but-not-distraught https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45657-first-minister-tells-inquest-carl-sargeant-panicked-but-not-distraught First Minister tells inquest Carl Sargeant 'panicked but not distraught'
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones told an inquest that cabinet minister Carl Sargeant did not give him an "outright denial" as he sacked him after "bombshell" sexual misconduct allegations.Mr Jones, watched by Mr Sargeant's wife Bernadette, his son Jack, and other family members on the third day of the inquest…
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Wales Wed, 28 Nov 2018 22:46:56 +0000
Frontline social care workers across Wales urged to get free flu vaccination https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45649-frontline-social-care-workers-across-wales-urged-to-get-free-flu-vaccination https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45649-frontline-social-care-workers-across-wales-urged-to-get-free-flu-vaccination Frontline social care workers across Wales urged to get free flu vaccination
This year, for the first time, care home staff who regularly come into contact with residents are eligible for a free flu vaccination. The annual flu immunisation programme is now underway across Wales and all those eligible for a flu jab are being urged to get vaccinated as soon as…
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Wales Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:10:27 +0000
Welsh First Minister 'furious' at Carl Sargeant going public over sexual misconduct sacking https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45638-welsh-first-minister-furious-at-carl-sargeant-going-public-over-sexual-misconduct-sacking https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45638-welsh-first-minister-furious-at-carl-sargeant-going-public-over-sexual-misconduct-sacking Welsh First Minister 'furious' at Carl Sargeant going public over sexual misconduct sacking
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones was "f****** furious" when a Labour colleague went public about being sacked over allegations of sexual misconduct days before he apparently took his own life, an inquest has heard.Welsh Assembly Member Carl Sargeant, 49, was found hanged at the family home in Connah's Quay, North…
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Wales Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:47:16 +0000
Mental health nurse’s 150km challenge to fund therapeutic activities for patients https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45633-mental-health-nurse-s-150km-challenge-to-fund-therapeutic-activities-for-patients https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45633-mental-health-nurse-s-150km-challenge-to-fund-therapeutic-activities-for-patients Mental health nurse’s 150km challenge to fund therapeutic activities for patients
A Denbighshire nurse is putting his best feet forward in a bid to provide better support for the mental health patients in his care. Joe Lewis, who is based at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s Ablett Psychiatric Unit, is running 5km every day during November to raise money to fund therapeutic activities…
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Wales Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:25:53 +0000
Inquest to take place into river death of two-year-old Kiara Moore https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45625-inquest-to-take-place-into-river-death-of-two-year-old-kiara-moore https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45625-inquest-to-take-place-into-river-death-of-two-year-old-kiara-moore Inquest to take place into river death of two-year-old Kiara Moore
An inquest will take place into the death of a two-year-old girl who was in a car that plunged into a Welsh river.Kiara Moore died after being recovered from a silver Mini in the River Teifi in Cardigan on March 19, days before her third birthday.Initially her family feared the…
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Wales Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:27:22 +0000
First Minister 'fuelled despair' of Carl Sargeant in TV interviews, inquest told https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45623-first-minister-fuelled-despair-of-carl-sargeant-in-tv-interviews-inquest-told https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45623-first-minister-fuelled-despair-of-carl-sargeant-in-tv-interviews-inquest-told First Minister 'fuelled despair' of Carl Sargeant in TV interviews, inquest told
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones "fuelled the despair" of a Labour party colleague accused of sexual misconduct when he gave television interviews the day before his death, his inquest has been told.Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant, 49, was found hanged at the family home in Connah's Quay, North Wales,…
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Wales Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:18:21 +0000
Inquest to open over death of Welsh Assembly member accused of sexual misconduct https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45619-inquest-to-open-over-death-of-welsh-assembly-member-accused-of-sexual-misconduct https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45619-inquest-to-open-over-death-of-welsh-assembly-member-accused-of-sexual-misconduct Inquest to open over death of Welsh Assembly member accused of sexual misconduct
An inquest into the death of a Welsh politician accused of sexual misconduct is due to begin on Monday.Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant (pictured), 49, was found hanged by his wife Bernadette, at the family home in Connah's Quay, North Wales.His death, on November 7, 2017 came four days after…
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Wales Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:49:55 +0000
Flintshire care home manager removed from Register for theft and fraud conviction https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45585-flintshire-care-home-manager-removed-from-register-for-theft-and-fraud-conviction https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45585-flintshire-care-home-manager-removed-from-register-for-theft-and-fraud-conviction Flintshire care home manager removed from Register for theft and fraud conviction
An adult care home manager from Flintshire is to be removed from the Register of Social Care Workers after Social Care Wales found his fitness to practise was impaired because of his criminal conviction for fraud and theft.Daniel Fitzpatrick pleaded guilty on 18 June 2018 at Mold Magistrates Court to…
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Wales Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:12:45 +0000
Woman set for latest round of legal fight over daughter taken to Libya https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45558-woman-set-for-latest-round-of-legal-fight-over-daughter-taken-to-libya https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45558-woman-set-for-latest-round-of-legal-fight-over-daughter-taken-to-libya Woman set for latest round of legal fight over daughter taken to Libya
A woman whose husband took their daughter and left her at his family home in Libya is preparing for the latest round of a six-year court fight to get the youngster back.Malgorzata Szymanowicz had left Talia Belaid, who was three months old, with Maher Belaid in November 2012 while she…
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Wales Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:26:42 +0000