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Two surgeons receive award for their commitment to environmental sustainability

Two surgeons have been recognised with a top award for their efforts in reducing the carbon footprint within surgery.

Wrexham Maelor volunteer wins award for 14 years of dedication

Volunteer Edward Parr, described as a ‘human satnav’ for Wrexham Maelor Hospital, has won a special award for his commitment to helping patients.

New pre-eclampsia test to improve maternal care in North Wales

A new rapid diagnostic test for pre-eclampsia, a condition which can cause still births, is being pioneered across hospitals in North Wales.

'How many people go to work every day and affect someone's life positively?'

An open day at a North Wales Hospital will shine a light and offer opportunities within a lifesaving service, which is rarely credited outside healthcare.

Teenager to take on Everest Base Camp challenge to raise mental health awareness

A teenager is set to courageously take on the Everest Base Camp trek in memory of his father, who tragically took his own life three years ago.

New Best Start Hub with resources for parents and families has been launched
Celebrating the achievements of our NHS staff across North Wales
Healthcare staff and services from across North Wales shortlisted for top award

Healthcare staff and services from various fields across Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have been shortlisted in this year’s Advancing Healthcare Clinical Awards Cymru.

Nurse awarded British Empire Medal for her dedication to mental health services

A Psychiatric Nurse Manager was recognised in the last New Year's Honours List for her 43 years of work in mental health and was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM).

Services continued as normal at West End Medical Centre

Staff at West End Medical Centre, Colwyn Bay, wish to reassure patients after a local Member of the Senedd suggested they were being “encouraged to stay away” from the practice.

On Wednesday, September 27, and Monday, October 2, bouts of sickness, added to long-term sick leave and vacancies, left the practice understaffed.

'Quick, efficient and completely painless' - Patients thank hospital team for performing first in Wales bladder procedure

Two patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have thanked the medical team for performing ‘quick and completely painless’ procedure, the first of its kind in Wales, using cutting-edge laser to remove bladder tumours or suspicious areas. 

Glan Clwyd haematology and research teams impress judging panel at national awards

Glan Clwyd’s haematology and research teams have been awarded second place for their involvement in trials and studies around Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) at a prestigious national awards ceremony

Patients treated sooner thanks to joint working to improve orthopaedic care

A protected surgical hub at Abergele Hospital is now supporting the effort to reduce waiting times for patients waiting for hip and knee replacements.

'Amazing' volunteer bikers delivering donated breast milk are 'saving premature babies' lives' says neonatal nurse

A set of dedicated volunteer bikers, delivering donated breast milk for preterm babies, are lifesavers according to a senior nurse.

Two of Blood Bikes Wales’ big-hearted volunteers attended Glan Clwyd Hospital’s neonatal unit to show off their bikes and talk about the work they do.

Local interns to learn new skills in the Flintshire public sector

Eight interns have started their new roles with Flintshire County Council and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board this month to develop their skills and experience. 

"I wasn't expecting to come into a hospital and leave with a friend" – Teen who missed school prom and family holiday due to injury praises care he received at Ysbyty Gwynedd

A teenager who missed his school prom after being hospitalised due to a football injury has thanked one member of staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd who went the extra mile for him.

A new app to help transform the delivery of dementia care has been created in North Wales

A new free digital app to help create more dementia-friendly environments and support patients is now live after being developed and tested in North Wales.

Teenager thanks Blaenau Ffestiniog practice staff for saving her life

A teenager has thanked practice staff in Blaenau Ffestiniog for saving her life after she became critically ill with undiagnosed type 1 diabetes.

A new service has been launched to help reduce the number of deaths from drug overdoses in Wales
Patients hail robotic surgery at Ysbyty Gwynedd

Bowel cancer patients from across North Wales can now benefit from faster recovery following surgery thanks to the introduction of state-of-the-art robotic technology.