A grandmother has become the first council tenant in Caerphilly to win a tribunal appeal against paying the so-called bedroom tax. Full Story from Wales Online.
Mark Drakeford and Max Boyce officially open the new dialysis unit. Photos from the day.
From the BBC
Feb 4th 2014
Two kidney dialysis units in Gwynedd are to be upgraded over the next two years at a cost of £1.8m, the health minister announces.
From the BBC
June 30th 2013
It is due to open in February next year but renal patients were recently given a sneak peak at how work on their new unit at Withybush Hospital is coming along. The £7.5million state of the art unit will have 21 bays for renal patients travelling from across the county. Two groups of patients and their families were able have a first viewing inside the building and see first hand the progress made.
Fight against peritoneal membrane failure advances 20-year of research demonstrates link between chronic inflammation and end-organ damage The findings of 20-years of research by scientists in the School of Medicine committed to developing improved treatments for chronic kidney disease reveal a significant advance in our understanding of how end-organ failure is driven by chronic inflammation. Read the full report. For the technically minded you can read the the scientific paper