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Welsh Primary Care health providers join together 14/07/2016

Welsh Primary Care health providers join together to recognise the contribution of NHS Wales services in high streets as well as hospitals  

BE CLEAR ON CANCER 13/07/2016
 “BE CLEAR ON CANCER” URGE WALES COMMUNITY PHARMACIES
CPW Elects New Chair and Vice chairman 22/04/2016

Board Elected on their annual Meeting on Tuesday 19th April

Wales-wide "Choose Pharmacy" IT Platform 08/03/2016
Pharmacies set to become first port of call for common Ailments
2016-17 Funding Settlement 22/12/2015

The Announcement by England's Department of Health

Welsh Pharmacies Supporting Mouth Cancer Action Month 12/11/2015
Over 6500 people are diagnosed with Mouth Cancer each year in the UK.
Community Pharmacies are "Here for Carers" 12/10/2015
Month Long Public Health Campaign in support of carers throughout October
Evaluation of Common Ailments Service 03/08/2015
CPW welcomes evaluation of Choose Pharmacy Common Ailments Service
Parkinsons Public Health Campaign 04/06/2015
National campaign urges Parkinson's patients to talk to their community pharmacy team about their medication.
Parkinsons Public Health Campain - Cymraeg 04/06/2015
Ymgyrch genedlaethol yn annog cleifion clefyd Parkinson I siarad a'u fferyllfa gymunedol am eu meddyginiaeth
Lower your risk of Stroke Campaign 12/02/2015
Community Pharmacies at forefront of helping to lower Welsh public's risk of stroke
Help for North Wales Carers to Manage Medicines 31/10/2014

Today (Monday 3rd November 2014) sees the official launch of ‘A Carers Guide to Managing Medicines’ booklet.

Increased number of local Pharmacies offering free flu jabs 02/10/2014
Welsh Government improve accessibility to the free NHS flu vaccination
Community Pharmacy Campaign 01/07/2014
To raise awareness of free bowel cancer screening
DMR Service to Continue 29/04/2014
Announcement by Welsh Government
Evaluation of the Look After Your Eyes Campaign 19/02/2014
Evaluation of successful eye care campaign shows strength of joint professional working
Health Minister has ‘flu jab at Swansea pharmacy in support of Winter Wellness campaign 09/10/2013
Thursday 10th October, Mark Drakeford, the Health & Social Care Minister will visit a community pharmacy in Swansea
Health Minister urges public to choose their local pharmacy for treatment of common ailments 03/10/2013

CPW has welcomed the introduction of a pharmacy based Common Ailments Service

Winter Wellness checks available at Community Pharmacies throughout October 01/10/2013
The Winter Wellness pharmacy Campaign will start Tuesday 1st October and run until Thursday 31st October
Pharmacy Welcomes Welsh Government new action on Eye Health 18/09/2013
The new 5 year Eye Health Delivery Plan for Wales
10,000 WITH LOWER RISK OF STROKE THANKS TO PHARMACY CAMPAIGN 21/08/2013

PHW report highlights the success of the Stroke Campaign

‘Look after your eyes’ at your local pharmacy this July 24/06/2013
‘Look after your eyes’  – half of the sight loss in Wales is avoidable
‘Gofalu am eich llygaid' 24/06/2013
‘Gofalu am eich llygaid' yn eich fferyllfa leol ym mis Gorffennaf - medrid osgoi hanner yr achosion o golli golwg yng Nghymru
 
Community Pharmacy Wales Welcomes New Legislative Framework 10/05/2013

Community Pharmacy Wales has welcomed the introduction of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Wales) Regulations 2013.

National Community Pharmacy Stroke Risk Campaign 30/04/2013
National Public Health Campaign taking place throughout May 2013 on LOWER YOUR RISK OF STROKE
Datganiad i'r Wasg Ymgyrch Fferylliaeth Gymunedol Stroc 30/04/2013
Datganiad i'r Wasg Ymgyrch Fferylliaeth Gymunedol Stroc Mai 2013
Public Health Wales Evaluation report from 'Love Your Lungs' 26/03/2013
Over 13,000 people completed the ‘Love Your Lungs’ breath test questionnaire
"Love your Lungs" Public Health Campaign 03/12/2012
A third of first 1000 getting NHS flu jab in community pharmacies have serious lung disease
CARU EICH YSGYFAINT a gofalu am eu hiechyd 07/11/2012

"dyma neges ymgyrch iechyd gyhoeddus bwysig a gynhelir yng Nghymru am 2 wythnos"

 

LOVE YOUR LUNGS and look after their health 07/11/2012

"this is the message of a major public health campaign to be run in Wales for 2 weeks"

Effectiveness of new Community Pharmacy based NHS Hospital Discharge Service to be independently assessed 05/10/2012

Community Pharmacy Wales is to commission an independent assessment of the innovative NHS Wales Discharge Medicines Review Service which was introduced for the first time last year.

"One in Ten" Diabetes & Stroke Campaign 03/09/2012
"One in Ten" kicks off in Welsh Chemists with support of top rugby coach Robin McBride
"Dechrau ymgyrch un mewn deg" 03/09/2012

Ddiabetes a Stroc yn fferyllfeydd cymru - gyda chefnogaeth Robin McBryde, yr hyfforddwr rygbi blaenllaw

National Assembly for Wales report on Community Pharmacy 17/05/2012

Committee Report is an important milestone in role of community pharmacies in national health services in Wales

Action on Hearing Loss - Cardiff & Vale Local Health Board 08/05/2012
Health Minister backs charity's hearing check during Deaf Awarness Week
Action on Hearing Loss - Cwm Taf Local Health Board 08/05/2012
Health Minister backs charity's hearing check during Deaf Awarness Week
Action on Hearing Loss - Powys Local Health Board 08/05/2012
Health Minister backs charity's hearing check during Deaf Awarness Week
Education Programme for Patients 17/04/2012
"Courses restore confidence for those with chronic conditions"
Town Centre Regeneration 28/03/2012
"Increase in 'high street healthcare centres' will boost town centre regeneration - says Community Pharmacy Wales."
Welsh Health Minister to announce new National Minor Ailments service 07/03/2012

 Welsh pharmacies welcome Government announcement of community pharmacy National Minor Ailments service

Bag Charges 30/09/2011

Pharmacies braced for bag charge pressures alongside healthcare pressures

Town Centre Regeneration 23/09/2011

Community pharmacies are the economic dynamos of Wales' towns & villages

Assembly Health Committee Inquiry 23/09/2011

Welsh Government "missing a trick" by failing to exploit full potential of the network of hight street chemists

North Wales Chemists help launch first Wales-Wide Public Health campaign in community pharmacies. 13/06/2011

Pharmacies across North Wales offer free Type 2 diabetes risk assessments for two weeks

South Wales Chemists help launch first Wales- Wide Public Health campaign in community pharmacies. 13/06/2011

Pharmacies across south east Wales offer free Type 2 diabetes risk assessments for two weeks

West Wales Chemists help launch first Wales- Wide Public Health campaign in community pharmacies. 13/06/2011

Pharmacies across mid and west Wales offer free Type 2 diabetes risk assessments for two weeks

Diabetes Risk Assessments 13/06/2011

Welsh Health Minister makes diabetes risk assessments the basis of first wales-wide community pharmacy based public health campaign

Asesiad Risg Diabetes 13/06/2011

Y Gweinidog dros Iechyd, Lesley Griffiths, yn lansio ymgyrch iechyd y cyhoedd gyntaf Cymru gyfan mewn fferyllfeydd cymunedol gydag asesiadau risg diabetes

Reduce unwanted teenage pregancies 01/04/2011

New WAG All-Wales Community Pharmacy Service Aims To Reduce Unwanted Teenage Pregnancies

Reduce unwanted teenage pregancies 31/03/2011

New NHS All-Wales Community Pharmacy Service Aims To Reduce Unwanted Teenage Pregnancies

Bag Tax Exemptions 24/03/2011

Pharmacists perplexed as no mention of medicines on bag tax exemptions 

Emergency hormonal contraception service 12/11/2010

Minister announces all Wales community pharmacy based emergency hormonal contraception service

Dull Atal Cenhedlu Hormonaidd Brys 12/11/2010
Lansio cynllun gyda 95 miliwn o resymau pam y dylai llywodraeth cynulliad cymru ddewis fferylliaeth gymunedol ar gyfer gwasanaethau rhwyddach (a mwy cost-effeithiol) i gleifion
Medicines Waste 10/11/2010

Local pharmacy  is key to better - and cheaper - use medicines. 

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