Our purpose is to create the conditions where primary care in Wales thrives now and for future generations.

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What matters to us

Patient care

The Person

Developing the health and social care system to better serve the public and those working within it.
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The Practice

Improving the support, resources and learning available to practices across Wales.
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The Environment

Recognising the value of space and time for personal restoration and incubation of new ideas.
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Our latest news

Are you interested in leading a social enterprise with Welsh primary care at its heart?

We are delighted to be able to welcome new members to our team at Yma. We have an exciting opportunity for a Non-Executive Director to lead our work in Wales.
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We are looking for someone to lead our work in Wales

We are delighted to be able to welcome new members to our team at Yma. We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Lead to lead our work in Wales.
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Are you interested in joining our team as a project administrator?

We are delighted to be able to welcome new members to our team at Yma. We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator to join our team for 22.5 hours a week.
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Meet our team

Samantha Horwill
Samantha Horwill
Co-founder & Managing Director
Sarah Bartholomew
Sarah Bartholomew
Company Director
Dr Julia Pirson
Dr Julia Pirson
Project Coordinator
Dawid Rumian
Dawid Rumian
Project Administrator
Ffion Davies
Ffion Davies
Project Administrator
Fern Owen
Fern Owen
Project Administrator
Matthew Riley
Matthew Riley
Data Protection Officer
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Who we work with

We have worked within and alongside some of the key partners and innovators in Primary Care in Wales.
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Our latest projects

Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine
The Practice Unbound Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine programme is a subscription product that contains all the resources, training and peer-support you need to get started with a lifestyle approach to prescribing.
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Primary Care Academy
Yma supports Swansea University to deliver the Primary Care Academy, enabling third year Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) students to take up extended placements in primary care as an alternative to the traditional model of teaching.
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We’re here for you
If you have any ideas on how we can accomplish our goals within Primary Care or, would like to get involved, we’d love to hear from you.
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