Piano playing surgeon is the key to helping musicians

A piano playing surgeon is helping to rescue the careers of leading musicians. As a result one of Edwin Prashanth Jesudason's patients has recommended him to the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM). Pianist Lesley...

Drumming sessions are a big hit at Pendine Park care home

Care home residents are drumming up their energy levels with a new high intensity exercise class. Using drum sticks to knock out rhythms on rubber exercise balls while they enjoy some snappy tunes is proving...

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...

£1m supreme court battle is an affront to the people of Wales

A social care leader has slammed a £1 million court battle between local authorities and health boards that's depriving vulnerable people of much needed care. According to Care Forum Wales the cost of the head...

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...

Changes will widen £40m black hole in social care funding in Wales

Changes to the way residential social care is paid for will widen the £40 million a year funding black hole, according to a social care leader. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales,...

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...

Family of woman brought back to life 19 times welcome new critical care guidelines

The family of a woman shocked back to life 19 times in one night have thanked hospital staff for saving her life. Carol Cooper’s heart was re-started with a defibrillator after suffering a series of...

North Wales psoriasis patients in ground-breaking drug study

Ground-breaking research into the impact of long-term drug therapies to treat North Wales people with the chronic skin condition psoriasis has won a top award. More than 140 psoriasis patients who are being treated at...

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...
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