2000

Welsh Assembly Government

2000



This section of the news site contains an archive of press releases from 2000. The search box contained within this page will help you to find a particular press release that you may be looking for.

JANE HUTT CONGRATULATES WELSH WOMAN OF THE YEAR

13/01/05
W00019–Hlt 13 January 2000 JANE HUTT CONGRATULATES WELSH WOMAN OF THE YEAR Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt met Ann Taylor Welsh Woman of the Year, today (Thursday, 13 December) and congratulated her on her achievement and her revolutionary work. Ann Taylor, a qua ...
 

NHS WINTER PRESSURES CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED

11/01/05
W00014–Hlt 11 January, 2000 NHS WINTER PRESSURES CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt is continuing to monitor the pressures of emergency admissions and the flu outbreak in Wales. "The NHS is having to cope under considerable pressure and staf ...
 

JANE HUTT GIVES UPDATE ON WINTER PRESSURES

10/01/05
W00010–Hlt 10 January, 2000 JANE HUTT GIVES UPDATE ON WINTER PRESSURES Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt today (Monday, 10 January) gave an update on the winter pressures facing the NHS and the flu outbreak following her meeting with the Director of the NHS, the Ch ...
 

Jane Hutt announces appointments to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

22/05/02
Jane Hutt announces appointments to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust Four non–executive directors have been appointed to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, Assembly Minister for Health & Social Services, Jane Hutt, announced today. The appointments are: Ms Clare Cookson, lives ...
 

Assembly to fund National Aids Trust post

23/05/01
Assembly to fund National Aids Trust post The post of policy development officer for the National Aids Trust Cymru is to be funded jointly by the National Assembly and Bro Taf Health Authority Health Minister Jane Hutt announced today (Thursday, 24 May). The National Aids Trust works to improve th ...
 

Putting Nurses At The Forefront

29/12/00
29 December 2000 W001285 – hlt Putting Nurses At The Forefront Increased career opportunities for nurses and flexible working packages for those returning to the health service are further demonstrations of the Assembly?s commitment to the nursing profession, Jane Hutt said today (Friday 29 ...
 

JANE HUTT ADDRESSES CHILDREN IN WALES CONFERENCE

13/12/00
?W001287–Hlt 13 December 2000 JANE HUTT ADDRESSES CHILDREN IN WALES CONFERENCE Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, addressed the Children in Wales AGM in Cardiff today, Wednesday 13 December, where she spoke about the raised profile of children's services in Wales ove ...
 

Jane Hutt Opens Children's Centre At Llandough Hosptial

11/12/00
W001282–Hlt 11 December, 2000 Jane Hutt Opens Children's Centre At Llandough Hosptial Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt today (Monday 11 December) opened the extension to the Children's Centre at Llandough Hospital, Cardiff. The new extension provides additional spac ...
 

Jane Hutt Welcomes Launch of Guidance on Mobile Phones, Mobile Phone Base Stations and Health

08/12/00
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? W001270–Hlt 8 December 2000 Jane Hutt Welcomes Launch of Guidance on Mobile Phones, Mobile Phone Base Stations and Health Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, today welcomed the launch of public information leaflets, jointly published by the Departm ...
 

Young People to Tackle Health Issues in New Forum

06/12/00
W001259–Hlt 6 December 2000 Young People to Tackle Health Issues in New Forum A new health forum, which will engage GNVQ students in current health issues, was launched by Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt in Cardiff today, Wednesday, 6 December. Established by the ...
 

A Victory For Children In Wales

06/12/00
A Victory For Children In Wales A new Bill to extend the functions of the Children?s Commissioner for Wales was announced to–day (Wednesday 6 December) in the Queen?s Speech setting out the Government?s legislative programme for the next Parliamentary Session. Jane Hutt, Assembly Minister fo ...
 

Community Involvement The Key To Sustainability,

18/11/00
18 November, 2000 Community Involvement The Key To Sustainability, Says Jane Hutt Sustainable Development was too big an issue for the Assembly to tackle on its own, said Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt today (Saturday, 18 November). In the week that the Assembly's la ...
 

Jane Hutt Welcomes Publication of Chi Report on

15/11/00
W001171 – hlt 15 November 2000 Jane Hutt Welcomes Publication of Chi Report on Carmarthenshire NHS Trust ? The publication today (Wednesday 15 November) of the Commission for Health Improvement's report on Carmarthenshire NHS Trust was welcomed by Assembly Health Minister Jane Hutt. "The ...
 

Wales Is Leading The Way With Play And Children's Developments

10/11/00
W001151–Hlt 10 November, 2000 Wales Is Leading The Way With Play And Children's Developments The Assembly recognises the value of play for children and aims to promote its benefits across a wide range of policy initiatives said Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services and Children and ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces Membership Of The Panel Reviewing Safeguards For Children Treated By And Cared For By The NHS

09/11/00
W001128–Hlt 9 November, 2000 Jane Hutt Announces Membership Of The Panel Reviewing Safeguards For Children Treated By And Cared For By The NHS Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, today (Thursday 9 November) announced the review team who will be looking at the arrangem ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces Membership Of The Panel Reviewing Safeguards For Children Treated By And Cared For By The NHS

09/11/00
W001128–Hlt 9 November, 2000 Jane Hutt Announces Membership Of The Panel Reviewing Safeguards For Children Treated By And Cared For By The NHS Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, today (Thursday 9 November) announced the review team who will be looking at the arrangem ...
 

New cancer unit brings better services to patients in North West Wales

28/09/00
New cancer unit brings better services to patients in North West Wales Ysbyty Gwynedd?s upgraded Cancer and Haematology Unit is playing an important role in the drive to improve services for patients in North Wales, said Assembly Health Secretary Jane Hutt, who officially opened the upgraded unit ...
 

The Achievements Of Nurses, Midwives And Health Visitors In Wales Should Be Celebrated Says Jane Hutt

14/09/00
W00924–Hlt 15 September, 2000 ? The Achievements Of Nurses, Midwives And Health Visitors In Wales Should Be Celebrated Says Jane Hutt Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt today (Friday 15 September) opened the second day of the nursing, midwifery and health visiting co ...
 

Jane Hutt Statement On Effect Of Fuel Shortages

11/09/00
W00921–Hlt 12 September, 2000 Jane Hutt Statement On Effect Of Fuel Shortages The fuel blockade is causing severe disruption in the health service in Wales, National Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt said today (Wednesday, 13 September). She said: "The NHS is under grea ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces Review Of Safeguards For Children In Care Of NHS

06/09/00
W00900–Hlt 7 September, 2000 Jane Hutt Announces Review Of Safeguards For Children In Care Of NHS A review is to be carried out into the arrangements for the care and safety of all children and young people treated by and cared for by the NHS in Wales, National Assembly Health and Social Se ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces £3m For ‘Children First’ Fund

04/09/00
W00877–Hlt 5 September, 2000 Jane Hutt Announces ?3m For ?Children First? Fund ?3m is to be made available to local authorities in Wales to improve children?s social services, Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt announced today (Tuesday, 5 September). The money is being gi ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces Appointments To Powys

04/09/00
W000906–Hlt 5 September, 2000 Jane Hutt Announces Appointments To Powys Healthcare NHS Trust Four new non–executive directors have been appointed to the Powys Healthcare NHS Trust, Assembly Health Secretary Jane Hutt announced today (Wednesday, 6 September). The appointments are: Mrs Ja ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces Appointments To The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

03/09/00
W00886–Hlt 4 September 2000 ? Jane Hutt Announces Appointments To The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust One new non–executive director has been appointed, and one re–appointed to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, Assembly Health Secretary Jane Hutt announced today (4 Septe ...
 

Jane Hutt Welcomes Review Into Modernising Cancer Services In Wales

10/08/00
W00857–Hlt 11 August 2000 ? Jane Hutt Welcomes Review Into Modernising Cancer Services In Wales Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt, today (Friday 11 August) welcomed plans by the Commission for Health Improvement (CHI) and the Audit Commission (AC) to review the p ...
 

Jane Hutt Announces £1 Million For Health Research Projects

07/08/00
W00843–Hlt August 8 2000 ? Jane Hutt Announces ?1 Million For Health Research Projects Almost ?1 million of funding over two years for research into community health development has been announced by Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt. Seven projects from across Wales will receive ...
 

A Good Day For The Nhs In Wales, Says Jane Hutt

26/07/00
A Good Day For The Nhs In Wales, Says Jane Hutt Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt today (Thursday, 27 July) announced the allocation of ?25m from Edwina Hart?s budget to boost cancer, heart and mental health services for Wales and ?1m from next year for improved screening for breast c ...
 

Jane Hutt announces Gap Funding Scheme for Voluntary Sector

21/06/00
W00578–Hlt 22 June, 2000 Jane Hutt announces Gap Funding Scheme for Voluntary Sector A ?Gap Guarantee Scheme? for the voluntary sector in Wales which will provide a guarantee of continuing funding of up to five months for organisations already involved in existing European funding programmes ...
 

JANE HUTT LAUNCHES MEN’S CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

07/06/00
W00532–Hlt 8 June 2000 JANE HUTT LAUNCHES MEN?S CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt, today (Thursday, 8 June) launched the Cancer Research Campaign?s Men Cancer Awareness Month and applauded their important efforts to raise awareness of prostate c ...
 

JANE HUTT ANNOUNCES £48 MILLION FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

30/05/00
W00496–Hlt 31 May 2000 JANE HUTT ANNOUNCES ?48 MILLION FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt announced today (Wednesday, 31 May) the 2000–2001 initial grant allocations to local and health authorities for learning disability ...
 

THE ASSEMBLY IS COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS SAYS JANE HUTT

11/05/00
W00434 –Hlt 12 May 2000 THE ASSEMBLY IS COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS SAYS JANE HUTT Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt pledged continuing support to community hospitals in Wales at the Community Hospitals Association annual conference today (Friday, 1 ...
 

BREAST IS BEST SAYS JANE HUTT

11/05/00
W00432–Hlt 12 May 2000 BREAST IS BEST SAYS JANE HUTT The benefits of breast feeding and the Assembly?s commitment to promoting breast feeding were emphasised today ( Monday, 15 May) by Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt. Addressing the launch of National Breast Feeding Awareness ...
 

Jane Hutt announces £1 million to improve play facilities in Wales

08/05/00
W00430–Hlt 9 May, 2000 Jane Hutt announces ?1 million to improve play facilities in Wales Children in deprived communities in Wales are to benefit from ?1m in grant funding to improve access to play facilities, Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt announced today (Tuesd ...
 

CANCER CARE BOOST FOR SOUTH EAST WALES

12/04/00
W00351–Hlt 13 April 2000 CANCER CARE BOOST FOR SOUTH EAST WALES A brand new radiotherapy suite which will provide specialist cancer treatment for a population of 1.5million in South East Wales was officially opened today (Thursday, 13 April) by Health and Social Services Secretary, Jane Hutt. ...
 

FIRST INVESTIGATION IN WALES BY COMMISSION FOR HEALTH IMPROVEMENT ANNOUNCED

10/04/00
? W00323–Hlt 11 April, 2000 FIRST INVESTIGATION IN WALES BY COMMISSION FOR HEALTH IMPROVEMENT ANNOUNCED The first investigation in Wales by the Commission for Health Improvement, who began its work programme on 1 April, was announced today (Tuesday, 11 April) by Health and Social Servi ...
 

'COMMUNITIES FIRST' LAUNCHED

29/03/00
W00297–Hlt 30 March 2000 'COMMUNITIES FIRST' LAUNCHED A ground breaking new concept aimed at tackling poverty in Wales? most deprived areas was launched today (Thursday 30 March) by Deputy Secretary Alun Pugh, on behalf of Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt. ?Communities First?, ...
 

PETER TOWNSEND TO LEAD NHS RESOURCE ALLOCATION REVIEW

28/03/00
W00304–Hlt 29 March, 2000 PETER TOWNSEND TO LEAD NHS RESOURCE ALLOCATION REVIEW Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt announced today (Wednesday, 29 March) that Professor Peter Townsend has accepted her invitation to become the independent chair of the National Steeri ...
 

HEPATITIS C LOOKBACK EXERCISE

18/03/00
HEPATITIS C LOOKBACK EXERCISE Four hospitals in Wales are taking the precautionary measure of contacting patients after one of their former surgeons was found to be suffering from Hepatitis C. Their action forms part of a co–ordinated exercise across England and Wales involving eleven hospi ...
 

VOLUNTARY SECTOR AT HEART OF POLICY MAKING, SAY S JANE HUTT

01/03/00
1 March, 2000 W00202 ? Hlt ? VOLUNTARY SECTOR AT HEART OF POLICY MAKING, SAY S JANE HUTT The establishment of a strong voluntary sector partnership council, bringing together Assembly Members and all 21 voluntary sector networks, will play a crucial role in Assembly policy making, said Assemb ...
 

SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS IN CARE OF HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS WELCOMED BY JANE HUTT

10/02/00
W00130–Hlt 10 February 2000 SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS IN CARE OF HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS WELCOMED BY JANE HUTT Welsh hospitals have made significant improvements in the care of hip fracture patients a study by the Audit Commission revealed today (Thursday, 10 February). Assembly Secretary for ...
 

TASK FORCE TO BE SET UP TO MANAGE PRESSURES ANNOUNCED BY JANE HUTT

12/01/00
W00021 ? Hlt 12 January, 2000 TASK FORCE TO BE SET UP TO MANAGE PRESSURES ANNOUNCED BY JANE HUTT A task force is to be set up to look at managing NHS pressures Assembly Health and Social Services Secretary Jane Hutt announced today (Wednesday, 12 January) following a meeting with representativ ...
 

ALUN MICHAEL ANNOUNCES WELSH MEMBER OF FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY

12/01/00
W99874–Hlt 12 January, 1999 ALUN MICHAEL ANNOUNCES WELSH MEMBER OF FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY National Assembly First Secretary Alun Michael today (Wednesday, 12 January) announced the appointment of Mrs Ann Hemingway, recently retired Head of Sales at British Gas, as the Welsh Member of th ...
 

Swansea Nhs Trust Chair

01/01/00
17 November 2000 W001181 – hlt Swansea Nhs Trust Chair ? Minister for Health and Social Services, Jane Hutt announced today (Friday 17 November 2000) that John Button is to stay on as Chair of the Swansea NHS Trust until 31 March 2001. Mr Button had originally been due to retire at the end o ...
 

JANE HUTT WELCOMES REPORT ON MOBILE PHONE SAFETY

01/01/00
W00435–Hlt 11 May 2000 JANE HUTT WELCOMES REPORT ON MOBILE PHONE SAFETY Assembly Secretary for Health and Social Services Jane Hutt, today (Thursday, 11 May) welcomed the publication of the Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones (IEGMP) report into mobile phone safety and outlined the ...