Our purpose is to create possibilities for exceptional care for the people of Wales 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

Reflections on Dementia

Project Support Officer Ewan Lawry reflects on his work in Yma's evaluation of Marie Curie's West Glamorgan Dementia Service in light of his personal experiences with a family member with dementia.
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Yma turns 4

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2024

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, read how the WHO aims to eliminate cervical cancer by 2100, and how Yma is helping the NHS in Wales to reach these targets.
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Meet our team

Samantha Horwill
Samantha Horwill
Co-founder & Managing Director
Sarah Bartholomew
Sarah Bartholomew
Company Director
Julia Pirson
Julia Pirson
Projects Lead
Matthew Riley
Matthew Riley
Data Protection Officer
Kari Greengross
Kari Greengross
Pathway Sharing Facilitator
Kimberley Watkins
Kimberley Watkins
Office Administrator
Mathew Mead
Mathew Mead
Programme Manager
Ewan Lawry
Ewan Lawry
Project Support Officer
Stan Kollarik
Stan Kollarik
Project Support Officer
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Who we work with

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

All Wales Cluster Leads Group
A network for primary care cluster leads across Wales to create the conditions where clusters have enough autonomy to do good work.
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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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We’re here for you
If you have any ideas on how we can accomplish our goals within Health and Social Care, or would like to get involved, we’d love to hear from you.
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