Tiny donkeys raise big smiles at Caernarfon care home Bryn Seiont Newydd

Two cute miniature donkeys padded into a care home - and became an instant hit with the residents. Sisters Winifred and Jenny, both aged eight, are just 36 inches tall but they're already big mates...

North Wales health board works with GPs, dentists and opticians to increase roll out...

Health officials are working with GPs, dentists, opticians and pharmacists across North Wales to help them deliver services in Welsh. Community-based language initiative Menter Iaith Bangor is working with the Welsh Language Unit of Betsi...

Don’t throw “good money after bad”, urges social care leader

A proposed new income tax to fund elderly social care would be “throwing good money after bad” unless there’s radical reform of the whole system, it’s been warned. The idea for the tax of between...

Pioneering Denbighshire hospice hailed as one of Wales’s great success stories

Wales's top nurse has hailed a pioneering hospice that serves Flintshire as one of the nation's greatest healthcare success stories. The Chief Nursing Officer for Wales, Professor Jean White, will be reporting her findings to...

Pioneering research into the effects of computer games in Parkinson’s disease

North Wales neuroscientists are researching the effects of brain stimulating computer games in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The study is being led by researchers at Bangor University’s School of Psychology with experts in Parkinson’s...

North Wales speech therapist named as star for initiative to prevent youngsters choking

A superstar speech therapist who developed a potentially life-saving system to minimise the risk of choking by children has received a top award. Fiona Luff was stunned when Gary Doherty, Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr...

Specialist treatment at Wrexham hospital helps top drummer give pain the elbow

A top drummer from Anglesey who feared unbearable elbow pain would force him to give up playing for good is aiming to get back on stage after specialist treatment.   After years of working as a...

Game-changer for £3 billion-a-year social care sector in Wales

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as a "potential game-changer" for the sector. According to Care Forum Wales,...

£30m Welsh care homes bill is for “national scandal”

Angry care home owners in Wales say they're owed over £30 million in unpaid fees because of a legal battle that's been described as a "national scandal". After more than three years of wrangling, the...

Rock star Mike Peters to lead baton tour around North Wales in Hand Hygiene...

  Rock star Mike Peters is to lead an Olympic-style baton tour around North Wales, as part of a Hand Hygiene crusade to help prevent the spread of life-threatening infections. The Alarm front-man is among a...
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