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Medical mistakes in Wales have cost YOU more than £335m in the past seven years, we can reveal. That is the figure the NHS has been forced to pay in compensation and legal fees for botched operations and dodgy diagnoses since the National Assembly was set up. In the past…
One person was taken to hospital as 14 residents were evacuated from a nursing home in Llanelli during a fire. Firefighters were called to the St Elli Home in Queen Victoria Road at 4am on Thursday after a fire broke out in a first floor airing cupboard. Social services rehoused…
Additional investment of £3 million per year is needed to stop hundreds of Welsh foster carers being left out of pocket as a result of fostering, according to a report published by charity the Fostering Network tomorrow. A survey of all 22 local authorities found that foster carers in nearly…
Farming families across Wales are being encouraged to consider careers in social care as the need for carers in rural areas grows. "We need to attract and develop a skilled local workforce to deliver care and offer services to rural communities," said Parry Davies, chair of Mid Wales Social Care…