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'Exceptional' nurse leader wins top award in memory of late colleague

An exceptional nurse leader has won a top award in memory of a late colleague.

Jill Timmins was named the winner of the Jilly Wilcox-Jones award at a glittering gala evening at Venue Cymru to mark the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Achievement Award 2019.

Wrexham health visitor recognised for 'inspirational' support of Syrian refugees

A Wrexham based health visitor who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support asylum seekers and Syrian refugees has won a top award.

Wrexham critical care nurses scoop top award for work to support bereaved families

A team of nurses who help bereaved relatives come to terms with the loss of a loved one have won a top health award.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital mental health team named best in UK

A Wrexham based healthcare team have scooped a top national award for their work to bring laughter and joy to people most seriously affected by mental health problems.

Ysbyty Gwynedd surgical ward staff thank community for fundraising support

Over £1,500 has been raised through fundraising efforts to purchase equipment for a surgical ward at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital wins at prestigious national diabetes awards

Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s Young Adult Diabetes team has been recognised for the outstanding care they provide their patients at a recent national award ceremony.

Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse crowned Seren Betsi Gold winner

A nurse who went above and beyond to support a terminally ill patient and her family has been crowned this year’s Seren Betsi Gold winner.

Spotlight on Safeguarding in Regional Events

A series of events are being arranged across North Wales in support of vulnerable adults and children.

Health Board staff take on cycle challenge in memory of much-loved colleague

Staff from the Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre in Wrexham have teamed up the family of a former colleague to complete a charity cycle ride, raising thousands of pounds in her memory.

Call for volunteers to support new ways of delivering mental health care in North Wales

Could you spare a few hours to help make a difference for people experiencing mental health difficulties in your local community?


Conwy Ward receives new bladder scanner thanks to fundraising efforts

Staff on a surgical ward at Ysbyty Gwynedd have thanked the local community for their support after raising over £8,000 to purchase hospital equipment.

Heart specialist receives Lifetime Achievement Award

A community-based cardiac imaging specialist has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Society of Echocardiography.

Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department

A dad-of-three who suffered a cardiac arrest is urging people to learn CPR after his life was saved by the skills and quick-thinking of those who came to his aid.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work

A doctor from Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised with an MBE for his voluntary and community work which has changed the lives of hundreds of people.

New service at Wrexham Maelor Hospital to improve the experience of patients

Patients and service users visiting Wrexham Maelor Hospital now have a new point of contact with the introduction of the Patients Advice & Liaison Support (PALS) service.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital helps patients get fit for surgery

A pilot scheme to help patients get fit for major surgery in order to reduce the risk of complications following their operations has been introduced at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Carers and families of patients living with dementia praise staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd in recent audit

Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised for providing outstanding care by the relatives and loved ones of patients living with dementia.

Powys farmer encourages others to take bowel screening test after receiving his own cancer diagnosis

A farmer who was diagnosed with bowel cancer is urging others not to ignore a simple test which can help save lives.

Celebrating successful partnership working to improve services for people in North Wales

Neurosciences at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have been awarded a Certificate of Partnership by the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Wrexham Radiographer wins prestigious award

A Wrexham Radiographer, who works at HMP Berwyn, has been named ‘Radiographer of the Year’ for Wales.