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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.

Diabetes nurse urges people to look out for signs of Hypoglycaemia as part of national awareness week

A diabetes nurse is campaigning for raised awareness and safe management of hypoglycaemia in adults with diabetes, as part of a national awareness-raising drive.

Supporting healthy eating in our communities

Hundreds of nutritious meals have been dished up as the Health Board rolls out its healthy eating initiative to support communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Dermatology Team nominated for top UK award

The Dermatology team at Ysbyty Gwynedd, who have transformed their service over the last two years, are in the running for a prestigious national award. 

Critical Care nurse who lost grandmother to COVID-19 urging the public to follow the guidelines to prevent spread of the virus

A Critical Care nurse who sadly lost her grandmother to COVID-19 is urging others to follow the guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus.

Patients asked to call ahead for Central area MIU services to support social distancing

People seeking treatment at Minor Injuries Units in Llandudno, Denbigh and Holywell are now being asked to telephone the unit before attending.