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Happy New Year 2019

Please find enclosed a copy of GwentDefibbers letter dated January 2019. To access the information just click on the link below. january & february 2019 defib Advertisements

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Ho Ho Ho

Santa aka Mike (Chairman) was sighted recently in the Ice House at Bedwelty Park, Tredegar. As you can see he was feeling right at home in there and enjoyed sitting near the log fire listening to the rain and wind howling outside thanks to a visit from Storm Deirdre. All the children thoroughly enjoyed visiting …

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A Teddy and Money raised for Good Causes

Gem Time Jewellers, Tredegar are selling gorgeous Teddy bears this Christmas and the cost is just £2-00. The money from each Teddy sold is split between Cancer Research and GwentDefibbers. Apologies for poor photo quality Each Teddy comes with its own TresorParis bag. More details can be obtained either via Mike (see contact page) or …

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A Visit to Nantgarw College.

Mike was invited to Nantgarw College of Further Education for Adult Learning to have a chat with the students about CPR. The day was very productive. The students appeared to enjoy the discussion and fully participated in the CPR exercises. Mike and the GwentDefibbers would like to thank Sally Begley and Carol Fatkin for the …

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South Wales Argus Care Awards 2018

The South Wales Argus Health and Care Awards took place last week. It was the second event of its kind. The venue was Chepstow Racecourse on Thursday 18 October 2018 and was attended by Professional Health Care Workers and the Voluntary Sector. The awards were organised by the South Wales Argus to recognise the commitment …

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Pharmacy Presentation September 2018

Many thanks to Alex Simpson, Pharmacist, Aneurin Bevan Health Trust for giving the group a presentation on the various drugs that may be used by cardiac patients. Remember, if there is anything that you are unclear about please chat with your pharmacist, GP, ICD Nurse Specialist or Consultant.

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Health & Social Care Awards 2018

Congratulations to Mike, Lynne, Sandra and all members of the GwentDefibbers for making the support group the success that it is.  The group has made it to the finalists i the Health and Social Care Awards 2018. Here is the ‘write-up’ from the South Wales Argus.

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Making The Most Of Your Time With The Consultant

GwentDefibbers would like to thank Dr Nolan, Cardiologist, for attending our September support group meeting and giving a presentation entitled “Making the most of the patient time with the Consultant”.

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Sleep Disorders Awareness

This week BBC Wales helped to raise awareness of sleep disorders by interviewing Dr Jose Thomas (Sleep & Respiratory Disorder Consultant). Doctor Thomas oversees a Sleep Clinic called the Advance Sleep Clinic which is situated in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, more here http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/866/news/35604 The team also interviewed our very own Mike Morgan. Mike was diagnosed with …

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