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North Wales now has 11 COVID-19 test centres serving communities across the region

Each of the six counties across North Wales now has at least one testing site, open seven-days-a-week and with some operating from 8am-8pm.

New project to enhance support for North wales cancer patients living with fatigue

A new project is looking to tackle the impact of fatigue experienced by people living with cancer.

Mass vaccination centres to open across North Wales this week

The Health Board will use three mass vaccination centres this week so that care home staff from across North Wales can get the vaccine.

Charitable Amy helps Light Up Christmas for the NHS

The NHS Charity for North Wales, Awyr Las, has launched a real and digital lighting display, ‘Light Up Christmas’ to mark the end of this very different year, and 7 year old Amy Ishmael was selected to have the honour of switching on the lights in recognition of her support for the NHS this year.

Holywell man's quality of life restored following vascular surgery at Glan Clwyd Hospital

A keen cyclist and hiker who became unable to walk due to a debilitating illness is back on his feet following vascular surgery at Glan Clwyd Hospital.

How to look after your mental health and wellbeing this Christmas

Christmas this year will be very different for many of us. Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Alys Cole-King has shared her top tips on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing over the festive season

New Urgent Primary Care Centre project will help reduce pressures on GPs and Emergency Care services this winter

A new project will help improve treatment times and reduce pressures on GPs and Emergency Care services this winter.

Improved efficiency and patient experience at first-in-Wales Glan Clwyd CT suite

Refurbishment work on the CT scanning suite at Glan Clwyd Hospital has brought improved facilities and first-of-its-kind in Wales technology.

COVID-19 vaccinations start for Glan Clwyd staff

More than 200 high-risk and Emergency Department staff from Glan Clwyd Hospital are receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations

Venue Cymru Opens its Doors to Care Home Staff for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Care home staff from across North Wales started to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations at Llandudno’s Rainbow Hospital today.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Alaw Ward using remote monitoring technology during pandemic

New technology is allowing hospital staff to monitor some cancer patients who are on chemotherapy at home through a wearable smart watch.

Deeside Rainbow Hospital team share their experiences of working at the temporary hospital

Members of the management team overseeing Ysbyty Enfys Deeside have shared their early experiences of running the temporary hospital.

Nurse leader lands prestigious UK-wide health award

A senior nurse who leads Abergele’s District Nurses has landed a top UK-wide health award.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in Wales

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine temporary authorisation for use.

New therapies suite completed as part of Ruthin Hospital redevelopment

A new therapies suite at Ruthin Hospital will help people in the surrounding area access care closer to home.

Flu Kills – Rhod Gilbert Appeals to Care Home Staff to Have Their Jab.

Welsh Comedian Rhod Gilbert is urging care home staff to get their flu jab after seeing the devastating impact the virus can have.

Criccieth man thanks Ysbyty Gwynedd Urology team for their care with generous donation

A Criccieth man, who is recovering from bladder cancer, has donated over £5,500 Ysbyty Gwynedd’s to Ysbyty Gwynedd's Urology team to thank them for their care.

Patient thanks Ysbyty Gwynedd team who saved his hand after devastating injury

A self-employed roller shutter fitter who feared he wouldn’t be able to work again after badly injuring his hand, has praised the team at Ysbyty Gwynedd for the excellent care he was given.

Health Board de-escalated from Special Measures

We are pleased to share the news that this afternoon, Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced that the Health Board would be de-escalated from Special Measures with immediate effect.  

Nursing support workers celebrated at Llandudno Hospital

The contribution of nursing support staff has been celebrated at Llandundo Hospital.