Health Board News

Public invited to find out more about services at Llandudno Hospital
Public invited to find out more about services at Llandudno Hospital
15/11/19
Public invited to find out more about services at Llandudno Hospital

Llandudno residents are being offered a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of the NHS in North Wales.

Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon recognised for providing outstanding patient care
Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon recognised for providing outstanding patient care
15/11/19
Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon recognised for providing outstanding patient care

A Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon has been praised by his patients for helping them back on their feet and improving their quality of life.

Medical Secretary's efforts to support Welsh-speaking patients wins Health Board award
Medical Secretary's efforts to support Welsh-speaking patients wins Health Board award
15/11/19
Medical Secretary's efforts to support Welsh-speaking patients wins Health Board award

A Glan Clwyd Hospital medical secretary has been recognised for her efforts to support Welsh speaking patients.

Kier appointed as supply chain partner for new North Denbighshire Community Hospital.
Kier appointed as supply chain partner for new North Denbighshire Community Hospital.
15/11/19
Kier appointed as supply chain partner for new North Denbighshire Community Hospital.

A supply chain partner has been appointed for the new North Denbighshire Community Hospital project in Rhyl.

Project to support patients leaving hospital scoops award
Project to support patients leaving hospital scoops award
14/11/19
Project to support patients leaving hospital scoops award

A team of Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) at Ysbyty Alltwen have been recognised with a special award.

New service at Ysbyty Gwynedd to improve the experience of patients
New service at Ysbyty Gwynedd to improve the experience of patients
13/11/19
New service at Ysbyty Gwynedd to improve the experience of patients

Patients and service users visiting Ysbyty Gwynedd now have a new point of contact with the introduction of the Patients Advice & Liaison Support (PALS) service.

'Exceptional' nurse leader wins top award in memory of late colleague
'Exceptional' nurse leader wins top award in memory of late colleague
12/11/19
'Exceptional' nurse leader wins top award in memory of late colleague

An exceptional nurse leader has won a top award in memory of a late colleague.

Jill Timmins was named the winner of the Jilly Wilcox-Jones award at a glittering gala evening at Venue Cymru to mark the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Achievement Award 2019.

Wrexham health visitor recognised for 'inspirational' support of Syrian refugees
Wrexham health visitor recognised for 'inspirational' support of Syrian refugees
12/11/19
Wrexham health visitor recognised for 'inspirational' support of Syrian refugees

A Wrexham based health visitor who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support asylum seekers and Syrian refugees has won a top award.

Wrexham critical care nurses scoop top award for work to support bereaved families
Wrexham critical care nurses scoop top award for work to support bereaved families
12/11/19
Wrexham critical care nurses scoop top award for work to support bereaved families

A team of nurses who help bereaved relatives come to terms with the loss of a loved one have won a top health award.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital mental health team named best in UK
Wrexham Maelor Hospital mental health team named best in UK
11/11/19
Wrexham Maelor Hospital mental health team named best in UK

A Wrexham based healthcare team have scooped a top national award for their work to bring laughter and joy to people most seriously affected by mental health problems.

Ysbyty Gwynedd surgical ward staff thank community for fundraising support
Ysbyty Gwynedd surgical ward staff thank community for fundraising support
11/11/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd surgical ward staff thank community for fundraising support

Over £1,500 has been raised through fundraising efforts to purchase equipment for a surgical ward at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital wins at prestigious national diabetes awards
Wrexham Maelor Hospital wins at prestigious national diabetes awards
08/11/19
Wrexham Maelor Hospital wins at prestigious national diabetes awards

Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s Young Adult Diabetes team has been recognised for the outstanding care they provide their patients at a recent national award ceremony.

Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse crowned Seren Betsi Gold winner
Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse crowned Seren Betsi Gold winner
08/11/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse crowned Seren Betsi Gold winner

A nurse who went above and beyond to support a terminally ill patient and her family has been crowned this year’s Seren Betsi Gold winner.

Spotlight on Safeguarding in Regional Events
Spotlight on Safeguarding in Regional Events
08/11/19
Spotlight on Safeguarding in Regional Events

A series of events are being arranged across North Wales in support of vulnerable adults and children.

Health Board staff take on cycle challenge in memory of much-loved colleague
Health Board staff take on cycle challenge in memory of much-loved colleague
06/11/19
Health Board staff take on cycle challenge in memory of much-loved colleague

Staff from the Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre in Wrexham have teamed up the family of a former colleague to complete a charity cycle ride, raising thousands of pounds in her memory.

Call for volunteers to support new ways of delivering mental health care in North Wales
Call for volunteers to support new ways of delivering mental health care in North Wales
05/11/19
Call for volunteers to support new ways of delivering mental health care in North Wales

Could you spare a few hours to help make a difference for people experiencing mental health difficulties in your local community?

 

Conwy Ward receives new bladder scanner thanks to fundraising efforts
Conwy Ward receives new bladder scanner thanks to fundraising efforts
04/11/19
Conwy Ward receives new bladder scanner thanks to fundraising efforts

Staff on a surgical ward at Ysbyty Gwynedd have thanked the local community for their support after raising over £8,000 to purchase hospital equipment.

Heart specialist receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Heart specialist receives Lifetime Achievement Award
01/11/19
Heart specialist receives Lifetime Achievement Award

A community-based cardiac imaging specialist has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Society of Echocardiography.

Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department
Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department
30/10/19
Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department

A dad-of-three who suffered a cardiac arrest is urging people to learn CPR after his life was saved by the skills and quick-thinking of those who came to his aid.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work
Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work
24/10/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work

A doctor from Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised with an MBE for his voluntary and community work which has changed the lives of hundreds of people.