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Patients set to be seen and treated faster thanks to new funding

Patients with stomach and intestinal problems will be seen quicker following the launch of a Gastroenterology clinic in Flintshire and Wrexham.  

Young Theatr Clwyd actors visit hospital for special outside performance

Patients at Mold Community Hospital were delighted with a visit from Theatr Clwyd’s young performers. 

Healthcare worker hopes to lead Wales ladies golfing team to victory after long battle with Crohn's Disease
Award-winning Jackie honoured for contribution to innovative treatment

A health board staff member has been honoured by a charity enterprise for her role in developing innovative services which help prepare cancer patients for treatment.

New study supported by Wrexham consultant finds injuries caused in car accidents differ according to age and gender

Largest analysis of trapped patients injured in motor vehicle collisions reveals important differences in relation to age and gender, as well as higher mortality rates. 

Canadian Psychotherapist goes the extra mile to learn Welsh for patients
Health Board pledges to support Armed Forces community across North Wales

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has launched a new programme today (Friday, June 24th) to ensure that the Armed Forces community across North Wales, are not disadvantaged in the care they receive and where possible, that they receive personalised care and improve patient outcomes.  

Wrexham Maelor Hospital is turning the tide on plastic

Wrexham Maelor Hospital has stopped using plastic water bottles saving 80 tonnes of CO2e, and £75,000 per year. 

NHS Estates and Facilities National Day of Celebration

More than 1,800 people work in vital roles to help our hospitals and other sites run smoothly – including porters, domestic assistants and tradespeople, laundry and catering staff, and many more

A scheme to support patients with dementia is being reinstated in North Wales

A scheme that allows families and carers to support people with dementia while they are in healthcare settings is being reintroduced in North Wales.

Healthy cooking course goes down a treat in Penley

New practical cookery sessions to help people learn to cook healthy home-made meals have been a success with locals in Penley, Wrexham. 

'People don't talk about it because it upsets you' – the memorial celebrating passed Little Stars

A moving tribute to babies who never got the chance to sparkle for long enough will shine a light on their lives next month.

The Little Stars Baby Memorial Service will take place at St Asaph Cathedral on Sunday July 3, with parents encouraged to light a candle set in a star for their lost loved one.

New Urgent Primary Care Centres will help to reduce pressures on GPs and Emergency Department
Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse invited to Queen's Garden Party in honour of her work
New executive nurse announced
Landmark audiology patient said switching on implant was "like being put into a video game"

A woman who received a hospital audiology department’s 500th cochlear implant said she felt like she’d been plunged “into a video game” when it was activated

Special friendship forged between elderly patients and pupils wins community award

Over the last year Mold Community Hospital and Ysgol Bryn Gwalia have worked hard to stay in touch in original ways to help patients and pupils stay connected through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Changes made to maternity visiting arrangements in North Wales
Plans progress to create a new Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Centre in Holyhead
'Gold standard' rapid diagnostic cancer clinic set to be unveiled this summer

A rapid diagnostic clinic, cutting diagnosis times for those with potential cancers to less than two weeks, has been labelled a “Gold Standard” service.