People with learning disabilities and their families have hailed the ‘amazing’ support received from NHS and social services staff during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Testing for COVID-19 antibodies has started in North Wales. Blood Sciences staff across North Wales have begun taking blood tests of NHS Staff and key workers as part of a national programme to improve our understanding of the virus.
An online choir is using sign language and song to help adults with learning disabilities in Conwy have fun and make new friends during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The weekly Conwy Makaton Choir singalongs have been credited with reducing loneliness and helping adults with learning disabilities to increase their confidence and learn new skills.
It’s with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Rizal Manalo, who worked as a nurse on Ward 5 at Glan Clwyd Hospital. Rizal, known as Zaldy to his friends and colleagues, died on Sunday having been treated at the hospital’s critical care unit over the last few weeks after contracting COVID-19.
Patients who are prone to blood clots are now able to monitor themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic with a new testing machine.
Staff on an Orthopaedic Ward at Wrexham Maelor Hospital pulled out all the stops to ensure one of their patients celebrated their 100th birthday in style.
Thousands of pounds have helped towards paying for new equipment at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Neonatal Unit by the family of a boy who was given lifesaving treatment as a newborn.
Life-saving heart scans are continuing within the community during the outbreak of COVID-19 thanks to dedicated cardiac specialists.
The beginning of June marks the start of Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the country through volunteering.
Community therapists working in Conwy have changed their working pattern to provide more cover for rehabilitation of patients recovering from COVID-19.
With COVID-19 and social distancing now a major part of our lives, health professionals are increasingly concerned that people are failing to seek urgent treatment for fear of catching the virus.
Over 400 key workers in Gwynedd and Anglesey are now being tested on a weekly basis thanks to partnership work between Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and a leading housing association.
New initiatives within Pharmacy are allowing nurses to spend more time caring for patients during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Life-saving staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd have been thanked for their efforts to tackle COVID-19 with a colourful celebration.
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
People can still access emergency dental services in North Wales during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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
People are being reminded that they can still access emergency eye care and support at some optometrist practices in North Wales.
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.
People across Wales are being urged to stay safe and well and to remember emergency department staff are available if they need urgent help.