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02/09/2019
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.

30/08/2019
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.

28/08/2019
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>
27/08/2019
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.

27/08/2019
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.

21/08/2019
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.

16/08/2019
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.

15/08/2019
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.

09/08/2019
The Reading Agency celebrates mental health and wellbeing scheme at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst

The Reading Agency celebrated its Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health scheme at the National Eisteddfod 2019 in Llanrwst today (Friday 9th August) in partnership with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

08/08/2019
Healthcare staff awarded for their commitment to learning the Welsh language

Welsh learners at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are celebrating after receiving top marks for their language skills.

08/08/2019
Healthcare staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd raise over £4000 towards their ward

Two keen runners at Ysbyty Gwynedd have raised over £4000 towards their ward through completing one of Europe’s toughest endurance challenges.

02/08/2019
Free fruit for kids in Wrexham Maelor Hospital to encourage healthy eating

A pilot initiative to provide free fruit to children when they arrive in the children’s outpatients department has been launched in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

02/08/2019
Llangollen care home residents improve confidence and wellbeing thanks to Health Board oral health programme

A dental health champion at a Llangollen residential home is putting a smile on the face of residents thanks to help from the Health Board’s Community Dental Service team.

02/08/2019
Occupational Therapist offering outstanding care to cancer patients wins health award

An Occupational Therapist who goes the extra mile for palliative care patients has won a North Wales NHS award.

01/08/2019
Give babies the best start to life this World Breastfeeding Week

The beginning of August marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week and two mums are spreading the word of just how important it can be, for both mother and baby.

31/07/2019
Work is progressing to develop the new North Denbighshire Community Hospital in Rhyl

The new hospital, which will be built next to the existing Royal Alexandra Hospital, will include modern, fit for purpose facilities for new and existing services at the site.

30/07/2019
Overnight hub to be extended until 2020 at Ysbyty Alltwen

Ysbyty Alltwen’s Minor Injury Unit will remain open 24 hours a day to ensure the community can access non-urgent care until March 2020.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New employment programme will help people with mental health problems</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New employment programme will help people with mental health problems</span>
26/07/2019
New employment programme will help people with mental health problems find and remain in work

People who struggle to hold down a job because of mental health problems are being encouraged to take advantage of a new support service, which is the first of its kind in Wales.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd ED ranked best in UK</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd ED ranked best in UK</span>
25/07/2019
Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department ranked amongst the best in the UK by doctors in training

Doctors in training have ranked Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department as one of the best places to train in the UK.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Pioneering partnership gives families choice and support</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Pioneering partnership gives families choice and support</span>
23/07/2019
Pioneering Partnership Gives Families Choice and Support

A pioneering partnership to give families in north Wales choice of where their seriously ill child dies has been launched by Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospice and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.