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North Wales nurse becomes first in Wales to receive booster jab

A nurse who has first-hand experience of the devastating impact of COVID-19 has become the first in Wales and one of the first in the UK to receive a booster vaccine.

Ysbyty Gwynedd doctor awarded for his commitment to research during pandemic

A doctor at Ysbyty Gwynedd has received a special award for his involvement in a key national research trial during the pandemic.

World Suicide Prevention Day - 10th September 2021

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have created a message of support for people in North Wales

COVID-19 vaccinations relieving anxieties for children with underlying health conditions and those living with immunosuppressed adults

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15-year-olds with specific underlying health conditions and children and young people aged 12 to 17 living with immunosuppressed adults. 

Llŷn pharmacies' crucial role in helping the NHS cope with summer tourism boom

Pharmacists in one of Wales’ tourist hotspots are playing a crucial role in helping to meet unprecedented demand for health care services over the summer months.


Nature classes helping patients stay connected to the outdoors awarded Big Lottery funding

Nature-themed classes helping community hospital patients stay connected to the outside world has been awarded Big Lottery Community Funding due to its success.

Snowdon Walk 2021

National Organ Donation Week will start on 20 September 2021 and to raise awareness, we would like to invite you to join us in walking up Snowdon in memory of your loved one and one of those who saved the lives of others through the gift of donation.

Newly recruited Consultant Nurses aim to help health board deliver gold standard dementia care

Two recently recruited Consultant Nurses for Dementia have outlined how they hope to help Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board deliver gold standard dementia care.

SEXtember campaign urges students and North Wales community to avoid sexual health lottery

NEW STUDENTS at colleges and universities across North Wales will be offered sexual health advice as part of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s annual SEXtember campaign

North Meirionnydd District Nursing Team receive funding award to set up innovative project to improve care within their community

District Nurses working in North Meirionnydd in Gwynedd have been awarded funding from the Queen’s Nursing Institute to improve complex care in their community.

Health Board Dietetics team supports record number of schools running summer holiday Food and Fun activities

More children across North Wales have been enjoying food and exercise activities this summer with almost 50% more schools taking part in the award-winning School Holiday Enrichment Programme (SHEP). 

Prestatyn GP's 'help us help you' plea, as services face unprecedented demand

A former Prestatyn High School pupil has returned to his roots to lead one of North Wales’ largest GP practices.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital Pharmacy publishes new edition of esteemed guidelines sold worldwide

A clinical guide that has become a ‘best-seller’ for the Pharmacy Department at Wrexham Maelor Hospital is being published in its fourth edition this month.

Gastro Clinical Specialist Nurse recognised with special award

A Gastroenterology Clinical Specialist Nurse has been recognised for her outstanding leadership skills with a special award.

One million COVID-19 jabs given to people living or working in North Wales

Over one million COVID-19 vaccinations have now been given to people living or working in North Wales.

Parents urged to ensure children are up-to-date with immunisations before starting school

IMMUNISATION EXPERTS from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are asking parents to ensure their children are up-to-date with vaccinations before they start school this September.

Unique partnership helps teen with life-limiting health conditions expand his horizons

A teenager who has complex learning disabilities and kidney disease has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a pioneering initiative led by North Wales NHS staff, which has been shortlisted for two national awards.

Betsi Health Board to hold vaccination recruitment event ahead of autumn booster programme

Fancy playing a hands on role in Wales’ world-leading COVID-19 vaccination programme?

North Wales nurse shortlisted for top national award

A nurse leader who is passionate about broadening the skills of others in her profession has been shortlisted for a top national award.

Patients helping to shape Long-COVID services

Patients with Long-COVID are working in partnership with the Health Board to help shape future services for people with the condition.