The display of tobacco products, which has been illegal for large stores and supermarkets since 2012, is now prohibited in all premises.Read the full story ›
Failing to cover up cigarette displays is now a criminal offence in Wales, as the law covering small shops and retailers comes in today.Read the full story ›
People over 65 are seven times more likely to get skin cancer compared to 40 years ago, according to Cancer Research UK.Read the full story ›
The Labour party says the General Election will be a pivotal moment for education here and across the UK.
Even though it's a devolved matter, the Education Minister Huw Lewis claims the election is a choice between two visions for education, arguing that the Conservatives would constrain the life chances of young people, whilst Labour would invest in them.
Are we going to continue down the road of austerity and shrink the budget for public services year on year and the inevitable fall out for that in education will be constrained life chances for our young people, or are we going to make sure that we priorities the life chances of our young people?
The Tories meanwhile argue Labour have let down young people here, claiming Welsh schools trail behind others in Europe.
Less is spent on education here in Wales than it is in England, and that's a Labour choice to make that decision - we want to see more spent at the pupils at the sharp end so that the teachers can get the best out of those pupils.
The three-year-old was chosen to be the first child in Wales to have selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) funded by the NHS.Read the full story ›
Cardiff is set to be home to one of only three proton beam therapy centres in the UK.
Treatment centres are being opened in Cardiff, London and Northumberland by 2017 - with the Cardiff centre due to be operational next year.
Proton therapy is a highly-targeted form of radiotherapy used to treat hard-to-reach cancers - such as spinal tumours - with a lower risk of damaging the surrounding tissue and causing side effects.
The centres, run by Cardiff-based Proton Partners International Ltd, will also offer conventional radiotherapy, chemotherapy and supportive care, to both NHS and private patients.
A teaching union is calling for the Welsh Government to prioritise investing in the school workforce to improve public education in Wales.Read the full story ›
To mark World Autism Awareness Day, Welsh care group Orbis are launching a new campaign to change the way Autism is perceived.Read the full story ›
A poll by children's charity The NSPCC has found nearly one in ten 12-13 year-olds is worried that they are addicted to porn.Read the full story ›
Welsh voters seem in no doubt that health the is the most important political issue at the moment, according to a YouGov poll for ITV Cymru Wales. Concerns about the NHS are likely to have a big impact on how people vote in the Westminster election, although it's the responsibility of the Welsh Government.
People were asked to name the most important issues facing the country. Here's their top four:
- Health 52%
- Immigration & Asylum 49%
- The Economy 46%
- Welfare benefits 27%
Next, they were asked what were the most important issues facing them and their families, producing a rather different top four concerns:
- Health 47%
- The Economy 39%
- Pensions 27%
- Welfare benefits 20%
Immigration came sixth on 18%, just behind tax on 19%. In general, supporters of all parties broadly agreed about the issues facing the country and themselves. The notable exception was UKIP supporters. 85% of them listed immigration as an issue for the country, more than twice as many as picked any other issue.
50% of UKIP voters also saw immigration as an issue for themselves and their families, again making it their main concern.
- People could pick up to three issues in response to each question.
- Poll for ITV Cymru Wales and the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University.
- YouGov poll 24-27 March. Sample of 1189 Welsh adults.