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Patient receives flu vaccine from BCUHB nurse
Patient receives flu vaccine from BCUHB nurse
Flu Kills – protect yourself, your family and friends

Protecting yourself, your family and friends from the flu is simple and can save lives.

School children and parents team up in the kitchen to promote healthy eating

Primary school children and their parents, grandparents or carers have teamed up in the kitchen in a healthy eating pilot scheme.

Dedicated Ysbyty Gwynedd Robin wins health board award

An inspirational Robin volunteer at Ysbyty Gwynedd has been named a health board star.

New award for 'first class' Gwynedd and Anglesey Memory Service

People living with dementia and their carers have joined health experts in praising the ‘first class’ memory support provided across North West Wales.

New sensory room and improved bathroom facilities for children at Ysbyty Gwynedd

Young patients visiting Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward will now benefit from a new sensory room thanks to a generous donation from local charity Gafael Llaw.

New system to speed up cancer diagnoses introduced in North Wales

A new system designed to speed up diagnosis for people with suspected cancer has been introduced in North Wales.

Project to support patients leaving hospital in running for top award

A team of Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) at Ysbyty Alltwen are in the running to receive a top health award.

Community NHS staff ramp up sepsis monitoring as part of Wales-wide improvement programme

New equipment is helping district nursing staff identify sepsis

Ysbyty Gwynedd Housekeeper recognised with special award

An ‘outstanding’ Housekeeper from Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised with a special award.

Anglesey artist brightens up Emergency Department at Ysbyty Gwynedd

Vibrant images of familiar North Wales landscapes have now brightened up the walls of Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department thanks to a local artist.

Health Board invites North Wales residents to take part in free Mental Health Awareness Training

Free training is being offered to people across North Wales to help them better support those struggling with mental health difficulties.

Campaign to reduce sexually transmitted infections by encouraging condom use

A sexual health campaign has been launched to encourage condom use especially by young adults to reduce increasing rates of sexual transmitted infections.

Organ Donation Week 2019: 13-year-old liver recipient Ella promotes organ donation awareness

A 13-year-old girl who had a life-saving liver transplant is campaigning to get people talking about organ donation.

Dedicated Wrexham Maelor Robin wins North Wales health award

A Wrexham Maelor Robin who spends 400 hours a year volunteering at the hospital has been recognised with a North Wales health award.

Betsi Health Board LGBT+ champion shortlisted for top national award

A Conwy based transgender activist has been shortlisted for a top national award for his work to empower the LGBT+ community in Wales.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New same day emergency care unit at YGC to improve treatment time</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New same day emergency care unit at YGC to improve treatment time</span>
More than 500 people seen over first month at new emergency care unit designed to help people avoid hospital admissions

A new emergency care unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital has treated more than 500 people in its first month since opening.

Prison Health and Wellbeing Service up for national award

A health and wellbeing service improving the lives of the residents at Her Majesty’s Prison Berwyn is in the running for a prestigious award.

Health Board to take over running of Holyhead surgery

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will be taking over the running of Longford Surgery in Holyhead from September 2019.

Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse celebrated after treating 30,000 patients

A nurse at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department has been praised by her colleagues after treating over 30,000 patients.

Healthcare staff expand their skills to help older people maintain healthy diet

A team of healthcare assistants and district nurses have been recognised for their commitment to learning new nutrition skills to benefit their patients who leave hospital.