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Your HealthWise Wales Spring Newsletter 2021 Your HealthWise Wales Spring Newsletter 2021

We hope you're all keeping well and staying safe.

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Reaching out to young carers through Rhythm and Poetry during COVID-19 Reaching out to young carers through Rhythm and Poetry during COVID-19

In early 2020, HealthWise Wales (HWW) partnered with Ministry of Life (MoL) to use their expertise working with young people in need to reach out to young carers and help them share their stories through music.

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Lymphoma TrialsLink provides service for those affected by Lymphoma in the UK Lymphoma TrialsLink provides service for those affected by Lymphoma in the UK

Lymphoma Action is a UK charity that provides information and support for people affected by Lymphoma. They have launched Lymphoma TrialsLink, a service that offers clinical trials information with patient-friendly information and resources about clinical trials.

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HealthWise Wales Collaboration receives over 6,000 Responses HealthWise Wales Collaboration receives over 6,000 Responses

Recently featured in The Welsh Pharmacy review magazine. Dr Rowan Yemm's talks about life at Cardiff University as Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Associate Course Director for the Independent Prescribing programme, and Continuing Professional Development Lead for the school as well as collaborating on population-based research.

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Your HealthWise Wales Spring Newsletter 2020 Your HealthWise Wales Spring Newsletter 2020

We hope you're all keeping well and staying safe.

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HealthWise Wales has registered over 30,000 people but we need more HealthWise Wales has registered over 30,000 people but we need more

HealthWise Wales since being launched in 2016, has reached a milestone by registering over 30,000 participants to either take part in, or provide information for, research studies.

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Actor Gareth David-Lloyd is backing the HealthWise Wales Campaign Actor Gareth David-Lloyd is backing the HealthWise Wales Campaign

We're happy to introduce beloved star of Torchwood, Gareth David-Lloyd aka Ianto Jones. Hear what he has to say...

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Jamie Baulch is a HealthWise Wales Ambassador Jamie Baulch is a HealthWise Wales Ambassador

We are thrilled Welsh Olympic sporting legend Jamie Baulch has signed up as an ambassador. Hear what he has to say...

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Award-winning comedian Rod Woodward has joined us as a HealthWise Wales Ambassador

Rod Woodward is an award-winning comedian who has performed twice at the Royal Variety Show. Hear what he has to say...

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Jayne Ludlow MBE has signed up to be a HealthWise Wales Ambassador

We asked Jayne Ludlow, Teams Manager of Wales Women's National Football, why she wanted to join the HealthWise Wales study. Here's what she said...

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New research findings on factors influencing birth pool use New research findings on factors influencing birth pool use

Findings of a Cardiff University study on birth pool use have recently been published in the journal Midwifery.

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New service makes it easier than ever to be part of research New service makes it easier than ever to be part of research

The National Institute for Health Research have just launched their 'Be Part of Research' campaign.

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Lead Exposure in your life? Here's our Q & A with Public Health Wales Lead Exposure in your life? Here's our Q & A with Public Health Wales

Many people think that lead is a problem of the past, but there is a possibility you could still be exposed to lead in your home or surrounding environment. We spoke with Dr Sarah Jones, a Consultant in Environmental Public Health at Public Health Wales.

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Join the HealthWise Wales Team Join the HealthWise Wales Team

Could you be part of our team?

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Ground-breaking Research into Parkinson's Disease Ground-breaking Research into Parkinson's Disease

Healthy volunteers required for Parkinson's research

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Building stronger public involvement Building stronger public involvement

Healthwise Wales is built on a foundation of strong patient and public involvement, allowing us to ensure that our research offers accessible involvement opportunities for all.

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Why should I help Healthwise Wales? Why should I help Healthwise Wales?

Every six months, we ask our participants to complete a series of questions about their daily lives and health. Sometimes, people ask 'why should I bother?' or 'why should I give my time and information to Healthwise Wales?'

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HealthWise Wales Research Assistant wins award HealthWise Wales Research Assistant wins award

Health and Care Research Wales Research Impact Awards 2019.

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How HealthWise Wales participants have contributed to research studies in Wales How HealthWise Wales participants have contributed to research studies in Wales

Patients' reasons for consulting a GP when experiencing a dental problem: a qualitative study.

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Are you pregnant or have you given birth within the last year? Are you pregnant or have you given birth within the last year?

Researchers at Cardiff University want to find out how easy or difficult it is for women to use a pool for labour and birth in the UK.

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Stroke Hub Wales (SHW): Get Involved Stroke Hub Wales (SHW): Get Involved

Make a difference to stroke prevention, rehabilitation & research across Wales.

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Global Myoclonus Dystonia Registry and Non-Motor Symptoms Study Global Myoclonus Dystonia Registry and Non-Motor Symptoms Study

Researchers at Cardiff University are looking for healthy volunteers.

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Run for the health of the nation Run for the health of the nation

To be in with a chance of winning one of ten pairs of Cardiff Half Marathon spots, sign up to HealthWise

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HealthWise Wales Newsletter
Summer 2018 HealthWise Wales Newsletter Summer 2018

Find out how you've been supporting research in Wales.

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Peer support for young adults living in a family affected by a neurological condition Peer support for young adults living in a family affected by a neurological condition

If you are aged 16-25 yrs. and you live in North Wales you can help us understand what you need.

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How the public have been involved in HealthWise Wales to date How the public have been involved in HealthWise Wales to date

Hear from HealthWise Wales public team member Jeff Horton.

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Results from the Attitudes Towards Death and Dying study Results from the Attitudes Towards Death and Dying study

HealthWise Wales participants are thanked for their contribution to vital end of life research.

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Chief Medical Officer invites young people to join HealthWise Wales Chief Medical Officer invites young people to join HealthWise Wales

Dr Frank Atherton, is calling for more participation in the largest Welsh population health study ever undertaken.

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How sensitive are your senses? How sensitive are your senses?

Online survey to help Cardiff University learn about health and the senses.

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The Decision Study The Decision Study

How do family members decide about research on behalf of someone who is unable to decide for themselves?

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New HealthWise Wales TV advert
New HealthWise Wales TV advert

Register today to protect tomorrow.

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HealthWise Wales Newsletter
Winter 2018 HealthWise Wales Newsletter Winter 2018

Try our HealthWise Wales New Year Resolutions.

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Survey on Public Attitude to Death and Dying in Wales Survey on Public Attitude to Death and Dying in Wales

A team of researchers from the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre want to find out about people's attitude towards death and dying in Wales.

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Take 10 Campaign
Take 10 Campaign

Large employers in Wales gave employees 10 minutes of their working day to sign up to HealthWise Wales.

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Parkrun supports HealthWise Wales Parkrun supports HealthWise Wales

Welsh parkrunners invited to take part in HealthWise Wales.

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New research from Cardiff University New research from Cardiff University

Why are cancer patients with pre-existing disabilities reporting poorer care?

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HealthWise Wales Spring 2017 Newsletter HealthWise Wales Spring 2017 Newsletter

Events, campaign, updates, new research and champions.

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Registration, About Me and new questions for everyone Registration, About Me and new questions for everyone

We are always looking for ways to improve our website and data collection. Based on feedback from participants, we have made some changes.

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HealthWise Wales and Coleg Cambria 
HealthWise Wales and Coleg Cambria

HealthWise Wales visited Coleg Cambria in Wrexham.

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Competition Winners! Competition Winners!

Well done to our competition winners who came to see at the HealthWise Wales roadshow over the summer, entered our competition and won an activity tracker!

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HealthWise Wales Research Priorities Workshop HealthWise Wales Research Priorities Workshop

HealthWise Wales held a research workshop at the Park Plaza Cardiff on 25th May with researchers in Wales to develop research priorities for the HealthWise Wales project.

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Unique Research Project Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Wales Unique Research Project Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Wales

Key project team members from HealthWise Wales gathered at Cardiff City Stadium on Monday 1st February for an event hosted by Health and Care Research Wales.

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HealthWise Wales Progress Review HealthWise Wales Progress Review

On Monday 1st February HealthWise Wales will be holding an event to update participants on our progress so far.

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Data Saves Lives Campaign Data Saves Lives Campaign

Personal data saves lives. Researchers across Europe use personal data in a safe, secure way to grow our collective understanding of disease.

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