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<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">300 health and social professionals share ideas on improving community services</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">300 health and social professionals share ideas on improving community services</span>
23/07/2019
More than 300 health and social care professionals share ideas on improving community services

Health and social care colleagues from across North Wales joined forces to share ideas and learning at a community care conference in Llandudno.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Psychologist chosen as Wrexham diabetes champion</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Psychologist chosen as Wrexham diabetes champion</span><br></div>
23/07/2019
Psychologist chosen as diabetes champion for Wrexham

A psychologist from Wrexham Maelor Hospital has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in the area.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Money raised in memory of Anglesey man towards YG ICU</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Money raised in memory of Anglesey man towards YG ICU</span><br></div>
19/07/2019
Over £3,500 raised in memory of popular Anglesey man towards Ysbyty Gwynedd's Intensive Care Unit

The fiancé of an Anglesey man who tragically died after suffering a brain haemorrhage has raised over £3,500 towards the Intensive Care Unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">North Wales learning disability team shortlisted for national health award</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">North Wales learning disability team shortlisted for national health award</span>
19/07/2019
North Wales learning disability team who go "above and beyond" shortlisted for top national health award

A Llanfairfechan-based healthcare team have been shortlisted for a top national award for going “above and beyond” to enhance the quality of life for people with learning disabilities

Plans for new mental health support revealed
Plans for new mental health support revealed
17/07/2019
Plans for new mental health support revealed by Betsi Health Board

Plans to introduce earlier support for people with mental health problems have been revealed by Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham Hospital offers same day hip surgery</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham Hospital offers same day hip surgery</span>
17/07/2019
Wrexham Maelor Hospital first in Wales to offer 'same day discharge hip replacement surgery'

Wrexham Maelor has become the first hospital in Wales to perform planned ‘same day discharge hip replacement surgery’.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New ward opens at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New ward opens at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl</span><br></div>
12/07/2019
Celebrations all round as new ward opens at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl

A new ward which has improved the environment for patients and staff has officially opened at Ysbyty Bryn Beryl.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New end of treatment bell at Wrexham Maelor</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New end of treatment bell at Wrexham Maelor</span><br></div>
11/07/2019
New End of Treatment bell signals baby Theo's road to recovery

Wrexham Maelor Hospital has been gifted with a new bell to help patients signal the end of their treatment.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Inspirational nurse recognised for dedication to stroke services</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Inspirational nurse recognised for dedication to stroke services</span>
11/07/2019
Inspirational nurse recognised for her dedication to stroke services

A Wrexham nurse who has been described as an inspirational leader by her colleagues, and a champion for stroke services has been recognised with a prestigious award.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">SEARCH graduates celebrate a successful year</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">SEARCH graduates celebrate a successful year</span>
10/07/2019
Project SEARCH graduates celebrate a successful year

A group of Project SEARCH interns became proud graduates this month, receiving their certificates at a ceremony in front of their families.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham mental health team in running for top health award</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham mental health team in running for top health award</span>
10/07/2019
Wrexham mental health team in the running for top UK health award

A Wrexham Maelor Hospital mental health team have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Exhibition inspired by Snowdonia mental health art therapy opens</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Exhibition inspired by Snowdonia mental health art therapy opens</span><br></div>
09/07/2019
Exhibition inspired by Snowdonia mental health art therapy opens at Ysbyty Gwynedd

An exhibition showcasing artwork from an innovative mental health therapy programme held in the foothills of Snowdonia has been opened at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Dietitians work with North Wales food banks</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Dietitians work with North Wales food banks</span>
06/07/2019
Dietitians working with North Wales food banks to mark Dietitians Week 2019

Dietitians have teamed up with Conwy and Denbighshire food banks to help families prepare simple, tasty, healthy meals.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New same day emergency care unit at YGC</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New same day emergency care unit at YGC</span>
03/07/2019
New Same Day Emergency Care unit to improve treatment time and increase capacity at Glan Clwyd Hospital

A new Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital will improve waiting times for people in need of urgent care.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Psychologist joins YG to provide extra support</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Psychologist joins YG to provide extra support</span>
28/06/2019
Psychologist joins Ysbyty Gwynedd clinic team to provide extra support for patients

A psychologist is now offering extra support for patients who are coming to terms with their critical illness experience thanks to charitable donations.

25/06/2019
Glan Clwyd Park and Ride service extended until October 31

We are extending our contract to provide the park and ride service at Glan Clwyd Hospital for a further four months. Having reached an agreement with Arriva on Friday, the park and ride will now run until October 31, 2019.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New health visitor to help Flintshire families</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New health visitor to help Flintshire families</span><br></div>
24/06/2019
New Health Visitor to help families in Flintshire

A new Health Visitor funded by the North Wales NHS charity Awyr Las/Blue Sky is now providing support to homeless families in Flintshire.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">YGC neonatal staff jumping for joy after competition</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">YGC neonatal staff jumping for joy after competition</span>
24/06/2019
Glan Clwyd neonatal unit staff jumping for joy after winning Kangaroo Care competition

Staff at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s neonatal unit have won an international competition encoraging parents to have skin-to-skin contact with their babies.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Occupational therapy supporting patients at YGC</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Occupational therapy supporting patients at YGC</span>
21/06/2019
Occupational Therapy support helping patients get back on their feet at Glan Clwyd Hospital

Specialist teams of Occupational Therapists are helping Glan Clwyd patients get ready for returning home following a pilot study which reduced length of stays by almost 50 per cent.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">YG doctor takes on triple challenge</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">YG doctor takes on triple challenge</span><br></div>
21/06/2019
Ysbyty Gwynedd doctor takes on triple challenge to raise funds for cancer ward

A doctor at Ysbyty Gwynedd has raised almost £4,000 after taking on a triple challenge to raise funds that will benefit cancer patients.