Tagged with: health

17 posts about health on this blog

  1. Weight Clinic – The Next Generation

    Thursday 7 August 2014, 11:19

    Iwan England Iwan England

    The weight management clinic at the Aneurin Bevan Hospital, Ebbw Vale is one of the most welcoming places I've filmed. I've spent many hours sitting in a plain corridor; the nurses taking pity on me as I wait - camera in hand - outside the consulting rooms.

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  2. The Great Welsh Diet Experiment: One Year On

    Monday 4 August 2014, 14:03

    Tara Hammett Tara Hammett

    What another fantastic experience catching up with my troop from the DVLA.

    We were all so excited to be back together. I could clearly see some fantastic successes with most of the team but there had also been some setbacks.

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  3. X-Ray Health Special: Small steps to feeling good

    Monday 4 August 2014, 10:52

    Rachel Treadaway-Williams Rachel Treadaway-Williams

    Those who work with me will know that I often appear in the office on a Monday morning with a lunch box generous enough to feed the entire X-Ray team.

    It's not that I'm greedy (although I do love my food). Rather, I bring enough up the M4 to keep me going for the whole three-day stint I spend at Cardiff...

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  4. Looking back on the Live Longer Wales season

    Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:01

    Adrian Davies Adrian Davies Head of English Language Programmes and Services, BBC Cymru Wales

    The Live Longer Wales season finished this last weekend and over the last three weeks our TV, Radio and Online services have looked at inactivity at work, diets, what's in our food, how you can cook and grow your own food, body image, Type 2 diabetes and a host of other subjects.

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  5. Filming Ray Gravell: Life with Diabetes

    Friday 18 October 2013, 09:36

    Gwenan Pennant Jones Gwenan Pennant Jones

    Back in 2007 I was asked to produce and direct a documentary following Ray Gravell and his recovery from a leg amputation. We hit it off from the word go - it was hard not to with such a character.

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  6. Live Longer Wales: Is My Job Killing Me?

    Tuesday 8 October 2013, 11:56

    Tara Hammett Tara Hammett

    Working with the BBC for the programme Is My Job Killing Me? and the troop from the DVLA has been one of the most incredible experiences of my life.

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  7. Live Longer Wales: The Shape of Wales

    Friday 4 October 2013, 11:19

    Stephen Evans Stephen Evans

    When I started making a program about obesity in Wales, I came with a plateful of preconceptions – served with a side-order of scepticism.

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  8. The Dreaded Disease - David's Story

    Thursday 4 July 2013, 09:00

    Beti George Beti George

    The Dreaded Disease - David's Story is a three-part series on BBC Radio Wales that tells us about dementia from the point of view of Welsh broadcaster Beti George.

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  9. The Story of Tŷ Hapus

    Monday 28 January 2013, 16:50

    Carolyn Hitt Carolyn Hitt

    The Story of Tŷ Hapus traces a year in the life of a remarkable place in Wales – the only centre of its kind in the whole of the UK which caters for younger people with dementia.

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  10. The Hamadryad hospital ship

    Thursday 27 September 2012, 12:15

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Visitors to Cardiff in the early 1890s would have been amazed to see three old wooden warships moored in various parts of the docks area.

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  11. The physicians of Myddfai

    Thursday 18 August 2011, 10:05

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The Red Book of Hergest is one of the most ancient manuscript volumes in existence, dating from the years immediately following 1382. Now kept in the Bodleian Library on behalf of Jesus College, Oxford, as well as containing early prose and pieces of poetry the red vellum book also holds a collection...

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  12. The history of Whitchurch Hospital in Cardiff

    Tuesday 10 May 2011, 15:18

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Most people in Cardiff know of Whitchurch Hospital. The huge and elegant buildings lie alongside one of the main roads into the city and, while many of those who come to Cardiff to work or shop may never have entered the place, they will certainly have seen the buildings from the upper deck of their...

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  13. How a village in Powys helped the future George VI

    Monday 14 February 2011, 12:20

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Last night, The King's Speech won seven British academy awards (Baftas), winning both best film and outstanding British film.

    Colin Firth won the best actor award for his portrayal of George VI struggling to overcome his stammer.

    BBC...

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  14. Ernest Jones, the biographer of Sigmund Freud

    Thursday 10 February 2011, 10:24

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The name Alfred Ernest Jones might mean very little to most people but, for some time, this enigmatic and fascinating man was the leader of the psychoanalytical movement in Britain and many years later was voted number 96 in the list of top 100 Welshmen of all time.

    Perhaps more importantly, Ernest...

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  15. Llanberis quarry hospital to host Snowdonia 1890 open day

    Monday 25 October 2010, 16:36

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Dinorwig quarry hospital in Padarn Country Park, Llanberis, is holding an open day on Tuesday 26 October, where you can see what would have happened to injured quarrymen in Victorian times.

    The open day is from 11am to 4pm and there are guided tours at 11.30am and 3pm. It is otherwise shut during...

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  16. Dr Merlin Pryce and the discovery of penicillin

    Monday 12 July 2010, 09:19

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Most people remember Sir Alexander Fleming as the man who, on 3 September 1928, discovered penicillin. Yet the part played in the discovery by his friend and colleague Merlin Pryce, a Welshman from the Merthyr area, should never be underestimated.

    Indeed, there are many who say that it was Pryce who...

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  17. The death of Nye Bevan

    Monday 5 July 2010, 15:29

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Everybody in Wales knows the story of Aneurin Bevan, the miner's son who became Member of Parliament for Ebbw Vale and the man who, in the first Labour government after World War Two, effectively created the National Health Service.

    Nye Bevan in 1942

    Rt.Hon Aneurin Bevan, Minister of Health taken in 1942

    In a recent...

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