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'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.

We are putting plans in place to use some additional capacity at our Rainbow Hospital in Deeside

Due to increasing pressure in our hospitals and a rise in the number of cases of COVID-19 in our communities across North Wales, particularly in the Central and East areas, we are putting plans in place to use some additional capacity at our Rainbow Hospital in Deeside.

Wrexham psychologist recognised at prestigious national diabetes awards

A Wrexham Maelor Hospital based psychologist has scooped a number of top national awards for her work to improve the care and support offered to people living with diabetes. 

Work progressing well on new £1m Dementia & Adult Mental Health Centre at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl

Work is progressing well to create a new integrated Dementia and Adult Mental Health Centre at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl.

New testing centre opening in Colwyn Bay

A new testing station will open tomorrow (2 November) in Colwyn Bay to make it easier for people in the area to get an appointment for a COVID-19 test closer to home.

Update on North Denbighshire Community Hospital to be presented at next month's Health Board meeting

Final plans to redevelop health services in Rhyl will be presented to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board next month.

Health Board's plans to transform the way care is delivered in North Wales

Plans are being drawn up to transform the way that care is delivered across North Wales.

Tribute to 'inspirational' nurse at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Staff from Wrexham Maelor Hospital have paid tribute to their much-loved friend and colleague, Wilbert Llobrera.

Wrexham to support UK trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Public Health Wales are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical trial studying an investigational vaccine against COVID-19.

Over £220,000 donated to purchase vital equipment at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Over £220,000 has been donated to Wrexham Maelor Hospital towards vital equipment thanks to the volunteers of the Maelor Voluntary Service.

Wrexham doctor urges public to follow new restrictions in place to prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed

As the short, sharp firebreak comes into force across North Wales this evening, a doctor from Wrexham Maelor Hospital is urging the public to follow the restrictions in place to help regain control of COVID-19.

Major bladder cancer surgery returns to North Wales

Major bladder cancer surgery has returned to North Wales following a successful recruitment drive for new surgeons.


Ysbyty Alltwen drive-through testing centre now available for residents of Dwyfor and Meirionnydd

Ysbyty Alltwen’s drive-through testing centre is now open to the public to make it easier for people in the area to access a COVID-19 test closer to their home.

Colwyn Bay runners beat the clock to raise funds for special care baby unit

A group of runners have tackled a gruelling 24-hour fundraiser to help families with poorly children across North Wales.

New Testing Centre open in Corwen

A new testing station has opened in Corwen to make it easier for people in the area to get an appointment for a COVID-19 test closer to home.

It's OK not to be OK: North Wales based mental health helpline remains available 24/7 as COVID-19 cases increase

Staff at a North Wales based mental health helpline are reminding people that it’s OK not to be OK, as the region faces a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

Glan Clwyd Hospital porter back in work after COVID-19 recovery

A porter at Glan Clwyd Hospital who spent five days on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19 has returned to work.

Health Board's new partnership to help people access free online mental health therapy

People in North Wales who are experiencing mental health difficulties are being encouraged to access a range of free online therapy courses, which are available without a referral from their GP.