The Chair of North Wales Health Board has welcomed the First Minister’s plea today (Friday 3 April) for urgent business support in producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline staff fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.
Deeside Leisure Centre will be the third location of a temporary hospital to treat North Wales residents with symptoms of COVID-19.
Bangor University’s sports and leisure facilities will be converted into a temporary hospital to provide beds for patients with COVID-19 symptoms.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is working with GP practices across North Wales who are setting up Local Assessment Centres to help manage the treatment of patients with COVID-19 symptoms in the community.
Venue Cymru in Llandudno will become the first location of a temporary hospital in North Wales.
Glan Clwyd Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has received a donation of iPads to help patients stay connected with their families.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is progressing plans to increase capacity to care for patients with COVID-19.
Older people under social isolation due to the outbreak of COVID-19 are now receiving telephone consultations to maintain contact with their doctors.
Visiting at all North Wales hospitals has been suspended to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Kind-hearted staff on a ward in Wrexham Maelor Hospital have set up virtual visiting through Skype to ensure their patients stay connected with their families.
A Critical Care nurse from Wrexham Maelor Hospital who has been described by her colleagues as an ‘inspiration’ has received a special award.
New drive through testing units have been established at three locations across North Wales to support the response to tackling Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19).
At this stage, the testing units will only be providing priority testing for identified NHS workers involved in the response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has taken the difficult decision to begin to postpone non-urgent operations, procedures, and outpatient appointments, to focus resources on caring for an expected increase in Covid-19 patients who need hospital care.
Raising awareness of healthier, happier lives has been firmly placed on a Flintshire school’s curriculum thanks to a project led by Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s Fall Prevention team.
A Bangor woman who escaped a life of drug addiction and violence, thanks to a life changing therapy programme, says she wants to give hope to others that recovery is possible.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is extending the Park and Ride service operating at Glan Clwyd Hospital for an additional 12 months , while plans for long-term improvements to parking provision at the hospital take shape.
Three Community Testing Units (CTUs) have been set up in North Wales to support the response to tackling Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19). The drive-through units will help Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board meet demand for testing over the coming weeks.
A quick-thinking switchboard operator who helped a caller access care and support in their hour of need has been commended with a special health board award.
A Speech and Language Therapist who went above and beyond for one of her patients at HMP Berwyn has received a special award.
A former Bangor University lecturer is back on his feet and has returned from instructing a mountain leadership course in India following life changing hip surgery last year.