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Wrexham Radiographer wins prestigious award

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

Liverpudlian doctor learnt to speak Welsh to communicate better with patients

A Wrexham doctor who learnt to speak Welsh to communicate with his patients hopes to inspire others to learn the language.

Wrexham Dietitians and Midwives team up to share healthy eating advice

Pregnant women can access free healthy eating advice as part of a new NHS initiative

North Wales dementia support service shortlisted for top national award

A unique service which helps people in North Wales live well with dementia has been shortlisted for a top national award.

Stay well this winter

People living in Wrexham and Flintshire will be able to get a whole host of advice next week to help them stay well this winter.

Health Board support campaign to get people moving

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is backing a campaign that urges people to get moving and improve their health.

Patients give Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon the thumbs up!

A Wrexham consultant has been rated as one of North Wales’ top surgeons by satisfied patients.

Breast cancer survivor Vince raising awareness of breast cancer in men

A grandfather-of-two from Llandudno, who was treated for breast cancer, is urging other men to check themselves for symptoms.

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.