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Breast cancer survivor encourages others not to ignore symptoms during pandemic

A mother of one who received treatment for breast cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic is urging others not to delay treatment during this uncertain time.

State of the art technology will help early detection of lung cancer

New technology capable of detecting lung cancer in its early stages is now available for patients across North Wales.

Patients and visitors encouraged to wear face masks when visiting all hospitals in North Wales

From tomorrow (Monday, 3 August), all visitors and patients coming into our hospitals across North Wales are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings or masks.

PHW: Transmission in Wrexham community lower than thought, as two new cases identified so far

Just two new cases of Coronavirus have been identified so far at easy-access community testing centres in Wrexham, suggesting that transmission of the virus in the community is lower than previously thought.

Mother of 13-year-old boy who almost drowned at sea thanks emergency services who saved his life

The mother of a 13-year-old boy who almost drowned at sea has thanked the emergency services for saving her sons life.

Audiology team praised for their 'kindness' and 'compassion' towards 98-year-old woman

The Audiology team have received high praise after coming to the aid of a 98-year-old woman who was struggling with hearing loss during the pandemic.

Ysbyty Gwynedd switchboard operator prepped for skydive in memory of his partner

A switchboard operator at Ysbyty Gwynedd is taking on a skydive in memory of his partner who sadly passed away.

Statement on Welsh Government's updated guidance on hospital visiting

Welsh Government have updated their guidance to NHS Wales regarding visitors coming onto our sites including those accompanying patients to appointments such as scans.

Businesses invited to enter competition to safely deliver vaccinations

Enterprises across Wales are invited to come up with an innovative way to solve challenges to safely and effectively vaccinate the public as part of the latest Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).

Cardiac arrest survivor teams up with Coronary nurses to highlight heart attack signs in women

A heart attack and cardiac arrest survivor wants women to be aware of the signs which show their heart might be in trouble

Wrexham Maelor Hospital use innovative ways to help patients get fit for surgery during COVID-19

Despite the current pandemic, staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have found new ways to continue to help patients get fit for surgery in order to reduce the risk of complications following their operation.

Unique employment support programme extended amid concern over the economic and mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

People struggling to find or hold down a job because of mental health difficulties are being encouraged to take advantage of the I CAN Work programme, which provides intensive support from employment specialists and health professionals.

Joined-up North Wales vascular service cuts surgical waits

Improved teamwork and a North Wales-wide approach to scheduling surgery has seen significant improvements for patients with kidney failure.

Orthopaedic Surgeon at Ysbyty Gwynedd praised for delivering excellent training programme

A surgeon at Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised for providing excellent learning opportunities and improving the surgical skills of his trainees.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Anaesthetist appointed to prestigious new role to help train the healthcare workforce for the future

A doctor from Ysbyty Gwynedd has been appointed to a prestigious new role within Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), to oversee the delivery of simulation training amongst healthcare workers.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Endoscopy team receive glowing praise from patient

Ysbyty Gwynedd Endoscopy team has received high praise from a patient after she received ‘excellent care’ following a recent visit to the unit.

Winners of UK's first online Health Hack event find innovative solutions to COVID-19 crisis

Despite the challenges COVID-19 has created, the outbreak has inspired clinicians to develop innovative projects to help them better communicate between themselves and their patients.

Construction work starts on first phase of internal works as part of the Ruthin Hospital redevelopment

Redevelopment work to bring a range of health services under one roof at Ruthin Hospital has begun.

Catering staff hospitalised due to COVID-19 thank clinical colleagues for saving their lives

Staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd broke into a round of applause as two of their colleagues were discharged from hospital this month after beating COVID-19.

Glan Clwyd lit up in rainbow colours to celebrate staff and mark hospital's 40th birthday

Glan Clwyd Hospital was lit up in rainbow colours yesterday to celebrate the efforts of NHS staff to tackle COVID-19 and mark the hospital’s 40th birthday. The site was lit up at 9.44pm to mark four decades of care at the Bodelwyddan hospital.