CAVOC

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AcronymDefinition
CAVOCCeiling and Visibility OK (US Air Force)
CAVOCCedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (Wisconsin)
CAVOCCommunity and Voluntary Organisations Council (UK)
CAVOCCardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre (UK)
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The board, which runs the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre at Llandough Hospital, is already in special measures because of breaches to its orthopaedic referral to treatment times.
And yet it has had a massive impact on patients and staff at the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre at Llandough Hospital, helping to improve the throughput of patients on the waiting list for orthopaedic surgery.
The venue: the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre (CAVOC unit), Llandough Hospital.
The Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre at Llandough will perform more than 10,000 operations this year.
The Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre based at Llandough Hospital faced severe criticism 12 months ago from Edwina Hart, the Health Minister, for its long waits - when more than 700 patients were waiting more than 22 weeks for treatment.
An Assembly spokesperson responded, 'The Welsh Assembly Government has made significant investment into orthopaedic services across Wales and only yesterday the Health Minister laid the first brick at the new Cardiff and Vale orthopaedic centre.
The Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre is a key development that provides important new capacity for patients in South Wales to be treated quickly, and adopts new ways of delivering this.
In a letter to Cardiff Community Health Council Sian Richards, Cardiff LHB's chief executive, said: "While the principal focus is tosubstantially increase the activity delivered by the trust by increasing activity in the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre at Llandough Hospital, this will be insufficient to provide all the extra capacity required, particularly in spinal and foot and ankle procedures.