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15/05/20
Changes to community hospitals and minor injury units in Gwynedd and Anglesey in response to COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, plans have been put in place to increase the number of available beds across the six community hospitals in Gwynedd and Anglesey to ensure patients with COVID-19 are cared for separately.

 

14/05/20
Wales' emergency departments are still open and here for those in urgent need

People across Wales are being urged to stay safe and well and to remember emergency department staff are available if they need urgent help.

14/05/20
Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board working differently to provide essential care

During the outbreak of COVID-19 Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board are working differently to ensure people still have access to the care they need.  

12/05/20
Local Assessment Centre set up at Bangor City Football Club

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has been working with Arfon GPs to set up a Local Assessment Centre to help manage the treatment of patients with symptoms of COVID-19 in the community.

12/05/20
Nurse who made miracle recovery after near fatal crash celebrates the profession and her colleagues on International Nurses Day

A nurse who made a miracle recovery after being involved in a road accident is now caring for patients alongside her colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

10/05/20
App provides vital updates for new parents during COVID-19

A free app is allowing parents to receive regular updates and photos of their child on Special Care Baby Units (SCBU) during the outbreak of COVID-19.

07/05/20
North Wales health leaders urge the public to continue to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives

The Chair and Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have thanked people across North Wales for the crucial role they are playing in helping the NHS cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

But as Wales prepares to enter its eighth week of lockdown, and with a Bank Holiday weekend approaching, they have warned that it’s too early for people to let their guard down.

04/05/20
Meet some of the people who are continuing to provide urgent cancer and emergency care during COVID-19

As part of the response to the outbreak of COVID-19 Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board is prioritising those patients across North Wales who are in need of the most urgent care, such as those who need cancer treatment.

04/05/20
New and expectant mums experiencing mental health difficulties urged to reach out for support during the COVID-19 crisis

New and expectant mums who are struggling with their mental health are being reminded that support is still available during the COVID-19 crisis.

01/05/20
Occupational Therapists helping vulnerable patients return home with food and supplies

Occupational Therapists at Glan Clwyd Hospital are preparing care packages to ensure patients returning home from hospital have supplies.

30/04/20
Temporary changes to parking and access routes for Glan Clwyd Hospital

Temporary changes are in place on how to access Glan Clwyd Hospital as part of our measures to keep staff and patients safe.

30/04/20
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Launches TV, Radio & Press Recruitment Campaign.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has launched a recruitment campaign this week, appealing for clinical professionals to join in the fight against Covid-19.

29/04/20
Free Online Parenting Courses launched in North Wales

Four online parenting courses are being launched by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, in partnership with Local Authorities this week and will be available free of charge to all residents of North Wales until November 2022.

28/04/20
North Wales drive-through centre to increase testing capacity

North Wales will increase its Coronavirus testing capacity with the opening of a new drive-through centre in Llandudno this week.

28/04/20
First patients enrolled in new clinical trial for COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers across Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board are taking part in a national clinical trial to test the effects of potential drug treatments for COVID-19 patients.

26/04/20
Wrexham father who beat COVID-19 praises staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital for saving his life

A father of three who is the first person to leave Wrexham Maelor Hospital after needing intensive care treatment for COVID-19 has praised staff for saving his life.

24/04/20
Police and BCUHB continue to urge people to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives

North Wales Police and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are continuing to urge the public to continue to adhere to restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

23/04/20
Letter to Loved Ones

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has launched a new service to help people keep in touch with loved ones while they are in hospital.

23/04/20
First patient discharged from Glan Clwyd having received treatment for COVID-19 on Critical Care Unit

Holywell resident Neil Price is the first patient treated on the Critical Care Unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital to be discharged home. Staff lined the corridor to Ward 9 to see Neil off home on Monday after spending six weeks in hospital recovering from COVID-19.

23/04/20
North Wales Doctors' plea to people with suspected cancer symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic

People with suspected cancer symptoms are being urged to not delay seeking advice and treatment because of the COVID-19 outbreak.