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Bowel cancer awareness module for Pontypridd secondary schools

Year 7 pupils in six secondary schools across Pontypridd and Llantrisant will complete a learning programme aiming to raise awareness of bowel cancer – developed through Pontypridd High School’s work with the Moondance Cancer Initiative.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB pay their respects to Councillor Phil White, Bridgend County Borough Council

Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB have paid their respects to Councillor Phil White, who passed away recently after falling ill with the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg launches Menopause@CTM for staff on World Menopause Day

On World Menopause Day (October 18), Cwm Taf Morgannwg (CTM) University Health Board is delighted to be launching a new Menopause support service for staff, to have a better understanding of menopause and how it affects relationships and families. This service is open to both men and women.

Health Board welcomes new Independent Member

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Chair, Emrys Elias, has welcomed the appointment of new Independent Board Member Lynda Thomas, by the Minister for Health and Social Services.

New home for elderly patients at Princess of Wales Hospital

Our care of the elderly ward at Princess of Wales Hospital has recently relocated downstairs to Ward 15. This new environment is offering patients fresh opportunities to mix, take part in activities and spend time together, as well as providing for their medical needs

Cwm Taf Morgannwg first Health Board in Wales to tackle mental health stigma in the workplace

During Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 (Oct 3 - 9), Cwm Taf Morgannwg (CTM) University Health Board and Time to Change Wales highlight its significant partnership in creating a training module aimed at reducing mental health stigma within healthcare settings.  

CTM responds to IMSOP thematic review and progress report

As part of its journey towards rigorous improvements in its maternity services, Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB has made an official response to two reports published today, October 5, by the Independent Maternity Services Oversight Panel (IMSOP).


Four members of the theatres department at Prince Charles Hospital have been honoured for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with a special award.

Two year anniversary of Y Bwthyn NGS Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care

More than 1,200 people have been cared for at a state-of-the-art palliative care unit largely funded by charities since it opened its doors two years ago.

The milestone has been revealed to mark two years since the eight-bed Y Bwthyn NGS Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit opened its doors at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

New Health Board Chair Appointed

Today (Tuesday September 21, 2021) the Minister for Health and Social Services, Eluned Morgan, announced that Emrys Elias will take up the position of Chair at Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB for 18 months, from October 01, 2021 when current Chair, Professor Marcus Longley, completes his four year term in post.

COVID fund supports staff wellbeing throughout Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Throughout the COVID pandemic, the Health Board has been hugely grateful to receive lots of monetary donations from members of the public, many specifying that they would like their contributions to go towards supporting and improving staff wellbeing.

Changes to visiting across hospital in Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB

Due to growing numbers of COVID-19 positive patients, both in our hospitals and our communities, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board has taken the difficult decision to further restrict visiting to our hospitals.

Board Meeting Notice – 30 SEPTEMBER 2021

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 30 September 2021 at 10:00 am.

The Minor Injuries Unit at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon will be temporarily closed from today (September 8th) until further notice.

If you have a minor injury that needs urgent treatment and you would normally go to Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, you should instead go to the A&E department at your nearest hospital – for most people, this will be Prince Charles Hospital.

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New Parkinsons clinics in Rhondda, Merthyr and Mountain Ash

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board’s Parkinsons Disease Nurse Specialist Service is expanding to provide clinics in the Rhondda, Merthyr and Mountain Ash in a drive to bring their support closer to patients’ homes.

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Walking football kicks off again in Clydach Vale

A popular walking football group is playing again in the Rhondda and making a net difference to the participants’ mental and physical health.

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UK-wide prioritisation for urgent blood tests

There is a UK-wide shortage of blood collection tubes affecting all Hospitals and GP Surgeries.

Facilities Satisfaction and Experience Quality Surveys – Re-launch

The Facilities is relaunching its Patient and Customer Satisfaction and Experience Quality feedback surveys on 1st September 2021.

Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda honoured with Chief's Fire Officers Commendation Award

Nurses and staff from Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda (YCR) have been honoured with the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Chief Fire Officers Commendation award following their quick thinking and brave actions.

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Glyncornel Nursing Home celebrates success with the Specialist Palliative Care Team in CTMUHB

Glyncornel Nursing Home in Tonypandy have successfully completed the Six Steps to Success education programme supporting Palliative and End of Life Care supported by the Specialist Palliative Care Team in CTMUHB who piloted the programme as part of the Bevan Commissions Adopt and Spread Programme.  

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