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A draft new strategy for social services in Wales which will expect more consistent high quality services for those in need and greater links with the community to promote independence and well being has been launched by Health and Social Services Minister Dr Brian Gibbons. Dr Gibbons said the proposals…
A university lecturer has become the first professional to be elected president of the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Sandra Arthur takes over at a time when professional regulation faces increased government scrutiny. She replaces Sir Jonathan Asbridge who was appointed as the first NMC president.
The Welsh Assembly Government has promised to deliver "world-class" social services for Wales as it reveals its 10-year plan to drive up standards. It aims to complement the government's 10-year Designed for Life health plan which was announced last year. The number of people currently using social services has risen…
Serious questions were last night being asked about how two dangerous paedophiles were able to escape from one of the country's most open prisons a week after they were transferred there. John Elms and Martin Aspinall, both serving life sentences for the rape of young girls, escaped from HMP Prescoed…