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Extra Mile Award Winner Llinos goes 'above and beyond' for elderly fracture patients

Llinos Williams, a physician associate (PA) in orthogeriatrics, was nominated by orthogeriatrician Vedamurthy Adhiyaman (Adhi).

Research, Transformation, Improvement and Innovation Award winners providing 'Gold Standard' service
Award-winning pair go the extra mile to support some of the most vulnerable

A dedicated duo who help asylum seekers and refugees access vital health services have been recognised for their commitment to some of the most vulnerable people in North Wales.

Recognition for pioneering partnership tackling previously unknown Long Covid

The large multi-disciplinary team behind the health board’s Long Covid Service has been handed an award for its pioneering approach to treating people suffering persistent symptoms of the virus.

'I feel like I've got my life back' – clinical trial at Ysbyty Gwynedd proving a success amongst dialysis patients

A new research trial is underway at Ysbyty Gwynedd aimed at improving the quality of life for adults with kidney disease by conducting overnight dialysis.

Crucial dementia health service wins top Team of the Year Award

The Memory Assessment Service (MAS) has been recognised for its specialist service to assess, diagnose and treat dementia in Wrexham and Flintshire.  

Maggie's cancer support centre in Denbighshire to be built with £3 million from the Steve Morgan Foundation

Planning permission has been granted for a new cancer support centre in North Wales.

It will be completely commissioned, designed and funded by the Steve Morgan Foundation and will be built in the grounds of Glan Clwyd Hospital in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire.

The Great Deeside Bake Off: Hospital opens new rehabilitation kitchen to prepare patients going home

Patients on two wards at Deeside Community Hospital have a newly refurbished kitchen to help them become independent in order for them to be able to go home. 

Specialist Nurse receives award for her commitment to the Welsh Language

A Specialist Nurse has been recognised for providing an essential training package through the medium of Welsh to benefit children on Anglesey and Gwynedd.

Two surgeons receive award for their commitment to environmental sustainability

Two surgeons have been recognised with a top award for their efforts in reducing the carbon footprint within surgery.

Wrexham Maelor volunteer wins award for 14 years of dedication

Volunteer Edward Parr, described as a ‘human satnav’ for Wrexham Maelor Hospital, has won a special award for his commitment to helping patients.

New pre-eclampsia test to improve maternal care in North Wales

A new rapid diagnostic test for pre-eclampsia, a condition which can cause still births, is being pioneered across hospitals in North Wales.

'How many people go to work every day and affect someone's life positively?'

An open day at a North Wales Hospital will shine a light and offer opportunities within a lifesaving service, which is rarely credited outside healthcare.

Teenager to take on Everest Base Camp challenge to raise mental health awareness

A teenager is set to courageously take on the Everest Base Camp trek in memory of his father, who tragically took his own life three years ago.

New Best Start Hub with resources for parents and families has been launched
Celebrating the achievements of our NHS staff across North Wales
Healthcare staff and services from across North Wales shortlisted for top award

Healthcare staff and services from various fields across Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have been shortlisted in this year’s Advancing Healthcare Clinical Awards Cymru.

Nurse awarded British Empire Medal for her dedication to mental health services

A Psychiatric Nurse Manager was recognised in the last New Year's Honours List for her 43 years of work in mental health and was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM).

Services continued as normal at West End Medical Centre

Staff at West End Medical Centre, Colwyn Bay, wish to reassure patients after a local Member of the Senedd suggested they were being “encouraged to stay away” from the practice.

On Wednesday, September 27, and Monday, October 2, bouts of sickness, added to long-term sick leave and vacancies, left the practice understaffed.

'Quick, efficient and completely painless' - Patients thank hospital team for performing first in Wales bladder procedure

Two patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have thanked the medical team for performing ‘quick and completely painless’ procedure, the first of its kind in Wales, using cutting-edge laser to remove bladder tumours or suspicious areas.