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COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment in Wales

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine temporary authorisation for use.

New therapies suite completed as part of Ruthin Hospital redevelopment

A new therapies suite at Ruthin Hospital will help people in the surrounding area access care closer to home.

Flu Kills – Rhod Gilbert Appeals to Care Home Staff to Have Their Jab.

Welsh Comedian Rhod Gilbert is urging care home staff to get their flu jab after seeing the devastating impact the virus can have.

Criccieth man thanks Ysbyty Gwynedd Urology team for their care with generous donation

A Criccieth man, who is recovering from bladder cancer, has donated over £5,500 Ysbyty Gwynedd’s to Ysbyty Gwynedd's Urology team to thank them for their care.

Patient thanks Ysbyty Gwynedd team who saved his hand after devastating injury

A self-employed roller shutter fitter who feared he wouldn’t be able to work again after badly injuring his hand, has praised the team at Ysbyty Gwynedd for the excellent care he was given.

Health Board de-escalated from Special Measures

We are pleased to share the news that this afternoon, Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced that the Health Board would be de-escalated from Special Measures with immediate effect.  

Nursing support workers celebrated at Llandudno Hospital

The contribution of nursing support staff has been celebrated at Llandundo Hospital.

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.