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Guest blog: Mental health – using video to campaign for a cause

Kira Withers-Jones is a designer from Pontypridd who also has a history of mental ill health. As a volunteer for the mental health charity Gofal, Kira blogs about her experience in creating a video to educate newly elected Assembly Members on the issues facing people like her.  By Kira Withers-Jones I was really pleased when … Continue reading

Family campaigns for Wales’ own paediatric brain injury unit

The first thing you notice when you meet Kyle Beere is that he is in a wheel chair and that he has brain damage. But spend some time in his company and you will soon see his wicked sense of humour. That cheeky sense of humour had been one of his strongest characteristics. He had … Continue reading

Welsh Assembly Government will not give ex-soldier the funding for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

More to follow on ITV.com/Wales A soldier suffering from post traumatic stress disorder is calling for better funding for veterans with the same condition. Since Lee Jones left the army he has suffered from flashbacks, depression and violent outbursts. After years of painMr Jones finally found a specialist centre in Bangor that cared for his … Continue reading

More than 10,000 people waiting up to six months to get hospital treatment in Wales

Hospital referral times in Wales are still not good enough. That’s according to the latest figures published today. More than 10,000 patients in Wales are having to wait up to six months to get treatment. Although the figures are still above the Assembly Government’s target, they are starting to fall. 96 per cent of people … Continue reading

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