About the Health Board

We are the largest health organisation in Wales, with a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of North Wales. 

As well as our three main hospital sites at Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, Glan Clwyd Hospital in Bodelwyddan and Wrexham Maelor Hospital, we are also responsible for community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units, community teams, GP practices and other NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists. 

Our vision 

  • We will improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society
  • We will do this by developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations
  • We will develop our workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture

Our values

  • Put Patients first
  • Work together
  • Value and respect each other
  • Learn and innovate
  • Communicate openly and honestly

Our purpose 

  • To improve health and deliver excellent care 

Our strategic goals 

  • Improve health and wellbeing for all and reduce health inequalities 
  • Work in partnership to design and deliver more care closer to home
  •  Improve the safety and outcomes of care to match the NHS's best
  • Respect individuals and maintain dignity and care
  • Listen to and learn from the experiences of individuals
  • Support, train and develop our staff to excel
  • Use resources wisely, transforming services through innovation and research