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21/05/2020
Update from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board meeting

Today Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board held a Board meeting virtually. Due to government guidance, it was not possible to hold the meeting in public, as is usual. Unfortunately, due to technical issues it was not possible to livestream this meeting as planned. We apologise to those who were unable to observe the meeting. We recorded the meeting and it will be available to view through our social media channels

19/05/2020
How to access emergency dental services

People can still access emergency dental services in North Wales during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

19/05/2020
Have your say on North Denbighshire Community Hospital development

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is offering an opportunity for Rhyl residents to share feedback on the development of the new North Denbighshire Community Hospital

18/05/2020
Access to urgent eye care services

People are being reminded that they can still access emergency eye care and support at some optometrist practices in North Wales.

15/05/2020
Changes to community hospitals and minor injury units in Gwynedd and Anglesey in response to COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, plans have been put in place to increase the number of available beds across the six community hospitals in Gwynedd and Anglesey to ensure patients with COVID-19 are cared for separately.

 

14/05/2020
Wales' emergency departments are still open and here for those in urgent need

People across Wales are being urged to stay safe and well and to remember emergency department staff are available if they need urgent help.

14/05/2020
Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board working differently to provide essential care

During the outbreak of COVID-19 Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board are working differently to ensure people still have access to the care they need.  

12/05/2020
Local Assessment Centre set up at Bangor City Football Club

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has been working with Arfon GPs to set up a Local Assessment Centre to help manage the treatment of patients with symptoms of COVID-19 in the community.

12/05/2020
Nurse who made miracle recovery after near fatal crash celebrates the profession and her colleagues on International Nurses Day

A nurse who made a miracle recovery after being involved in a road accident is now caring for patients alongside her colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

10/05/2020
App provides vital updates for new parents during COVID-19

A free app is allowing parents to receive regular updates and photos of their child on Special Care Baby Units (SCBU) during the outbreak of COVID-19.

07/05/2020
North Wales health leaders urge the public to continue to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives

The Chair and Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have thanked people across North Wales for the crucial role they are playing in helping the NHS cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

But as Wales prepares to enter its eighth week of lockdown, and with a Bank Holiday weekend approaching, they have warned that it’s too early for people to let their guard down.

04/05/2020
Meet some of the people who are continuing to provide urgent cancer and emergency care during COVID-19

As part of the response to the outbreak of COVID-19 Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board is prioritising those patients across North Wales who are in need of the most urgent care, such as those who need cancer treatment.

04/05/2020
New and expectant mums experiencing mental health difficulties urged to reach out for support during the COVID-19 crisis

New and expectant mums who are struggling with their mental health are being reminded that support is still available during the COVID-19 crisis.

01/05/2020
Occupational Therapists helping vulnerable patients return home with food and supplies

Occupational Therapists at Glan Clwyd Hospital are preparing care packages to ensure patients returning home from hospital have supplies.

30/04/2020
Temporary changes to parking and access routes for Glan Clwyd Hospital

Temporary changes are in place on how to access Glan Clwyd Hospital as part of our measures to keep staff and patients safe.

30/04/2020
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Launches TV, Radio & Press Recruitment Campaign.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has launched a recruitment campaign this week, appealing for clinical professionals to join in the fight against Covid-19.

29/04/2020
Free Online Parenting Courses launched in North Wales

Four online parenting courses are being launched by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, in partnership with Local Authorities this week and will be available free of charge to all residents of North Wales until November 2022.

28/04/2020
North Wales drive-through centre to increase testing capacity

North Wales will increase its Coronavirus testing capacity with the opening of a new drive-through centre in Llandudno this week.

28/04/2020
First patients enrolled in new clinical trial for COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers across Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board are taking part in a national clinical trial to test the effects of potential drug treatments for COVID-19 patients.

26/04/2020
Wrexham father who beat COVID-19 praises staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital for saving his life

A father of three who is the first person to leave Wrexham Maelor Hospital after needing intensive care treatment for COVID-19 has praised staff for saving his life.