Skip to main content

Health Board News

"Chemo fatigue is so debilitating - but a new clinic has helped me plan things better"

Patients struggling with one of the least discussed side effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment can refer themselves to a vital service.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Macmillan are tackling Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF) head on as part of a much needed programme.

Pilot voucher scheme to offer extra support for pregnant women to quit smoking

Expectant mums will be given shopping vouchers if they commit to stop smoking and can prove they have stayed smoke-free.  

Young mum of baby boy who needs liver transplant urges organ donation discussion
"Please go out and get your vaccination" – critical care doctor asks North Wales to get protected against flu

The flu virus can be deadly and typically results in dozens of admissions to critical care units across North Wales each year.

First patients undergo robotic assisted surgery in Wales under innovative national programme
New equipment for Glan Clwyd maternity unit
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022
Patients to benefit from new imaging suite at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

A new Interventional Radiology suite will help reduce the number of scans that patients need before a procedure. 

Pwllheli support centre celebrates 30-year milestone
Betsi Cadwaladr Chief Executive Announces Retirement

Jo has brought forward her retirement plans due to family circumstances and will leave her post on 23 December 2022.

New car park entrance to Wrexham Maelor's Emergency Department

Wrexham Maelor Hospital is opening a new entrance to the Emergency Department car park to support the installation of a new radiology facility. 

Mother with rare condition thanks Ysbyty Gwynedd team who helped safely deliver her healthy baby girl
Children and young people help develop North Wales' Children's Charter

Children and young people from across North Wales have taken part in various events to help develop a Children’s Charter to ensure they have a voice on areas that matter to them. 

Reverting to pre-COVID-19 maternity inpatient visiting arrangements in North Wales

Changes have been made to maternity inpatient visiting arrangements across North Wales following an update to national guidance on COVID-19 infection prevention and control.

Patients to benefit from Wrexham Maelor Hospital expanding into technology park

Patients of Wrexham Maelor Hospital will benefit from a new dedicated outpatients building thanks to the purchase of Plas Gororau, based at Wrexham Technology Park.

Seren Betsi Star Stephanie

A Junior Doctor who has given her own time to help school children in North Wales begin their medical studies has been recognised with a surprise award. 

Tywyn nurse in the running for special community award
Unprecedented demand on our Emergency Departments across North Wales
New stroke rehab unit opens to patients at Ysbyty Eryri in Caernarfon
North Wales' artificial limb centre celebrates big anniversary

Thirty one years after Princess Diana officially opened the Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre (ALAC) at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, staff have been looking back at her visit.