Great things that happened in Wales this week

10 April 2020, 13:19

Jamie Roberts with NHS Staff
Jamie Roberts with NHS Staff. Picture: Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

At this challenging time, there have been incredible gestures up and down the country, as people come together.

Here are just a few of the positive things happening this week you might have missed.

  1. Welsh rugby star returns to Wales to volunteer with NHS

    Qualified doctor Jamie Roberts, who had been playing in South Africa, has come back to Wales to take a volunteer role with the NHS.

    He's working as a clinical innovation fellow, working on communication and motivational projects

  2. £80,000 donated to Cardiff scheme to make sure vulnerable don't go hungry

    The Admiral Group gave £50,000 to a project that will make sure vulnerable people in the city get deliveries of food. Meanwhile, two anonymous donors also gave £30,000 between them.

  3. Legendary Welsh band announce NHS support gigs

    Blackwood's Manic Street Preachers confirmed two shows at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena later this year. The first night will be free for NHS staff, while the second will see all ticket sales donated to NHS charities in Wales.

  4. Over £40,000 raised to provide meals for NHS staff at Heath Hospital

    Local restaurants across Cardiff united to provide meals for staff at Wales' biggest hospital.

    They are now producing thousands of meals a week after raising tens of thousands and have expanded their service to other hospitals and key services.

  5. Cardiff Blues pledge tickets for NHS staff

    Following a similar scheme from the city's football club last month, the rugby region announced they're making 5,000 tickets available for NHS staff in the area when games are back underway.