Patients with certain conditions who attend the Royal Glamorgan Hospital with a minor injury late in the evening are being offered a timed appointment the following morning, under a new pilot scheme to reduce waiting times. Patients will also have the option of waiting at ED to be seen the same evening.
A new YouGov poll shows that the way we access health services is changing during the Covid pandemic, with the Welsh Government’s Help Us Help You campaign enabling people get the most appropriate healthcare for their needs in new ways.
What started as a three months trial service with British Red Cross teams supporting in the emergency department at Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, has helped more than 21,800 patients since December 2018.
Today (Monday 14 September) saw the official launch of the South Wales Trauma Network, held at the new Major Trauma Centre at the University Hospital of Wales.
A total of 12 Combat Medical Technicians and Paramedics from the Royal Army Medical Core (RAMC) have been deployed to Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend since April 2020.