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Achievement Awards team winner showed resilience throughout pandemic

Putting patients first has always been the recovery/PACU teams ethos and operations continued at the beginning of the pandemic, despite many staff being redeployed, without complaint.

'Outstanding' Deeside Rainbow Hospital team wins COVID-19 Response Award

The team behind Ysbyty Enfys Deeside, also known as Deeside Rainbow Hospital, has won an award for its outstanding efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Therapy dog and his owner win volunteer award for comforting patients

A volunteer and his therapy dog have won an award for their dedication to supporting staff and patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.  

Dedicated doctor wins award for going 'above and beyond' during pandemic  

A Critical Care Consultant has won an award for his vital work during COVID-19 supporting patients and staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. 

Long-COVID service up for two top health awards
Celebrating the achievements of our NHS staff across North Wales
Heart failure specialist nurse up for top national award
Nurse Kelly's hospital stay was catalyst to award-winning career move

A community nurse who helped keep services running throughout Covid has won a prestigious award.

South Denbighshire district nurse team manager Kelly Clewett was named Chwarae Teg Womeninspire Women in Health and Social Care Champion at a ceremony in Cardiff, on September 30.

Team providing independence to people with learning disabilities up for top NHS award

A team that launched a new initiative in Flintshire to help people with a learning disability cope at home with their medication has been shortlisted for the NHS Wales Awards 2022. 

New Rainbow Clinic offers extra support to parents who have had a loss

Parents-to-be who have had a late miscarriage, stillbirth or early neonatal death in a previous pregnancy can now access extra support at two new Rainbow Clinics.  

"My daughters were called to see me twice because they thought I might not make it" – North Wales veteran's flu vaccine plea after life-changing illness

Mark was rushed to hospital after struggling to breathe – and woke up in intensive care more than two weeks later

Mold hospital patient champion awarded for going above and beyond

Patients and staff clapped and cheered as their activities and wellbeing coordinator was awarded Patient and Carer Champion of the Year.

Special baby boxes delivered for babies born with Down's Syndrome across North Wales
A new app to help transform the delivery of dementia care to be created in North Wales

A new digital app to help create more dementia-friendly environments

Wrexham's Wellbeing Hub officially opens

A new state of the art town centre Community Health and Well-being Area, known as the “Wellbeing Hub” has officially opened its doors.

Volunteers needed for vaccine trial to help fight future COVID-19 strains

Researchers are urging people to take part in a new COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial in Wrexham. 

"Chemo fatigue is so debilitating - but a new clinic has helped me plan things better"

Patients struggling with one of the least discussed side effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment can refer themselves to a vital service.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Macmillan are tackling Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF) head on as part of a much needed programme.

Pilot voucher scheme to offer extra support for pregnant women to quit smoking

Expectant mums will be given shopping vouchers if they commit to stop smoking and can prove they have stayed smoke-free.  

Young mum of baby boy who needs liver transplant urges organ donation discussion