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Local AM praises the value of community pharmacy

Following his visit to Pill Pharmacy in Newport, where he experienced at first hand a robot dispenser, Shadow Skills Minister Mohammad Asghar was impressed at the way community pharmacy is embracing new technology and upskilling the workforce.

 

Mohammad Asghar AM out and about with Welsh Ambulance Service

Mohammad Asghar, Assembly Member for South Wales East, has today been out and about with Welsh Ambulance Service to experience for himself the pressures faced by the service in providing support to the public.

Mohammad Asghar said:

Jobs threat as Newport site set to close

Around 150 people face losing their jobs at a bakery in Newport today, following the announcement of plans to close the site.

Commenting this afternoon, South Wales East AM, Mohammad Asghar, said:

Asghar calls for trial project to tackle used needle scourge

Mohammad Asghar, Assembly Member for South Wales East, has called on the Welsh Government to trial a “fix room” to tackle the scourge of discarded used needles in Newport.

 

Speaking in the National Assembly, Mohammad Asghar said:

 

Meeting with Natwest Business Growth Enabler Team

Today I met with NatWest's Business Growth Enabler team in Newport. The work they do is innovative and essential for the successful development of Welsh businesses and the Welsh Economy.

Asghar seeks assurances dust presents no public health risk

Mohammad Asghar AM has written to Newport City Council to seek assurances that dust generated by the development of the former Whiteheads Steelworks site presents no public health risk to residents of Mendalgief Road.

Mohammad Asghar said: