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Plans for North Wales' first Dental Training Unit

A North Wales Dental Training Unit will be established as part of wide ranging plans to improve access to dentistry services across the region.

New additional support for cancer patients on Ward Alaw – thanks to Tîm Irfon

#TeamIrfon, part of the North Wales NHS Charity, Awyr Las, are proud to announce the creation of a brand new post - a mental health worker for Alaw Ward. 

Mental health helpline volunteer's 25 years of service recognised with special award

A volunteer who has given a quarter century of service to a North Wales based mental health helpline has been recognised with a special award.

New homes for Wrexham's Critical Care and Respiratory teams

A modern new Critical Care Unit is now available for the most poorliest patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

First patients admitted to Deeside Rainbow Hospital

Deeside Rainbow Hospital, that was built to boost capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, has received its first patients.

Robotic-assisted surgery set to benefit cancer patients in North Wales

A revolutionary form of surgery, which uses a state-of-the-art robot to remove tumours, will soon be available for urological cancer patients in North Wales.

'Outstanding nurse and human being' scoops Seren Betsi Award

An ‘outstanding nurse and human being’ has been presented with a surprise award for his commitment to deliver the very best care to adults with learning disabilities.

Team of Healthcare Support Workers up for national award

A team of healthcare support workers are in the running to receive a top health award.

Glan Clwyd Advanced Practitioner joins national podcast to share insight from her lifesaving work

An expert in caring for poorly and premature newborn babies has starred as a special guest co-host of a national podcast, sharing insight and information about her work at Glan Clwyd Hospital and on the North Wales Neonatal transport service

Teaching programme shortlisted for national award

A project helping children learn about antimicrobial resistance and how germs work has been shortlisted for a national award

'Amazing nurse and role model' becomes latest winner of NHS award

An ‘amazing nurse and role model’ has been given a special award for her tireless work to improve the specialist care provided to people with learning disabilities.

Renal nurse wins top Wales award for Renal Nursing In Wales

A Glan Clwyd Hospital renal nurse has won a national award celebrating outstanding achievement in renal nursing care.

Hydration champion Hannah inspired by her grandad to improve fluid intake

A Healthcare support worker at Holywell Community Hospital is using her experience of caring for a family member to help patients stay hydrated.

We are putting plans in place to use some additional capacity at our Rainbow Hospital in Deeside

Due to increasing pressure in our hospitals and a rise in the number of cases of COVID-19 in our communities across North Wales, particularly in the Central and East areas, we are putting plans in place to use some additional capacity at our Rainbow Hospital in Deeside.

Wrexham psychologist recognised at prestigious national diabetes awards

A Wrexham Maelor Hospital based psychologist has scooped a number of top national awards for her work to improve the care and support offered to people living with diabetes. 

Work progressing well on new £1m Dementia & Adult Mental Health Centre at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl

Work is progressing well to create a new integrated Dementia and Adult Mental Health Centre at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl.

New testing centre opening in Colwyn Bay

A new testing station will open tomorrow (2 November) in Colwyn Bay to make it easier for people in the area to get an appointment for a COVID-19 test closer to home.

Update on North Denbighshire Community Hospital to be presented at next month's Health Board meeting

Final plans to redevelop health services in Rhyl will be presented to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board next month.

Health Board's plans to transform the way care is delivered in North Wales

Plans are being drawn up to transform the way that care is delivered across North Wales.

Tribute to 'inspirational' nurse at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Staff from Wrexham Maelor Hospital have paid tribute to their much-loved friend and colleague, Wilbert Llobrera.