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<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Organ donation team recognised with special award</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Organ donation team recognised with special award</span><br></div>
20/06/2019
Organ Donation team recognised with special award

A team of doctors and nurses have been recognised for their dedication to organ donation and transplantation across North Wales with a special award.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for YGC</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for YGC</span><br></div>
18/06/2019
Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for Glan Clwyd Hospital patients receives national recognition

A new approach to avoiding preventable blood clots for patients at Glan Clwyd Hospital has been recognised with a respected national accreditation.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd first in UK to offer valuable training course</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd first in UK to offer valuable training course</span><br></div>
18/06/2019
Ysbyty Gwynedd first in the UK to offer valuable training course for healthcare professionals

Health professionals at Ysbyty Gwynedd are the first in the UK to take part in a new course designed to improve their resuscitation skills.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter</span>
18/06/2019
Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter

A Tywyn nurse is raising awareness of the importance of looking after your legs within her community.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire</span><br></div>
14/06/2019
Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire

A new drop in service is helping to ensure that the carers of people with serious mental health problems receive the emotional and practical support they need.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Patient who spent seven months in ICU praises staff at YG</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Patient who spent seven months in ICU praises staff at YG</span><br></div>
13/06/2019
'I can never thank them enough' – patient who spent seven months in Intensive Care praises staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd

A Llanddeiniolen man who received life-saving treatment on Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has thanked staff for the ‘incredible’ care.

<div><br></div><div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Celebrations for Physio who receives British Empire Medal</span><br></div>
<div><br></div><div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Celebrations for Physio who receives British Empire Medal</span><br></div>
12/06/2019
Celebrations for physiotherapist who receives British Empire Medal

A physiotherapist who worked in the community in Wrexham and Flintshire for over 20 years has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes</span>
11/06/2019
Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes

The Paediatric diabetes team at Ysbyty Gwynedd are providing extra support for children to help them manage their condition.

Family Fun at the third Betsi Games
Family Fun at the third Betsi Games
10/06/2019
Family fun at the Betsi Games returning for third year

NHS staff across North Wales are invited to the third annual Betsi Games on Saturday, 13 July.

10/06/2019
£22.7m funding announced towards delivering A Healthier Wales

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has welcomed progress in delivering the £100m fund to transform the way health and social care is delivered, as he announced the latest allocation ahead of the first anniversary of A Healthier Wales.

NHS team to scale Snowdon for new mums mental health
NHS team to scale Snowdon for new mums mental health
07/06/2019
NHS team which supports new mums' mental health to scale Snowdon in charity challenge

An NHS team which helps new and expectant mums overcome mental health problems are set to scale Snowdon as part of charity challenge and awareness raising drive.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New support for bereaved families at YGC</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">New support for bereaved families at YGC</span>
04/06/2019
New support for bereaved families at Glan Clwyd Hospital

A new suite to support families dealing with stillbirth and infant loss has opened at Glan Clwyd Hospital thanks to the generosity of a group of local families.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham Hospital dementia team recognised with top health award</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Wrexham Hospital dementia team recognised with top health award</span>
03/06/2019
Wrexham hospital dementia team recognised with top health award

A Wrexham hospital team who support people in the later stages of dementia have been given a top health award.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve bereavement support</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve bereavement support</span><br></div>
01/06/2019
Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve support for families bereaved by suicide

An Anglesey mum has spoken about the heartbreak of losing a child to suicide and the need to improve the support available to the families left behind.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Welsh language choice scheme to improve patient care</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Welsh language choice scheme to improve patient care</span>
31/05/2019
Welsh language choice scheme to improve patient care

Patients at Glan Clwyd, Holywell and Llandudno Hospitals who speak Welsh will benefit from the extension of an award-winning quality improvement scheme.

<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd ward staff to take on this years Snowdon Race</span><br></div>
<div><span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">Ysbyty Gwynedd ward staff to take on this years Snowdon Race</span><br></div>
31/05/2019
Ward staff lace up their running shoes for this year's Snowdon Race

Two friends who work together on a surgical ward at Ysbyty Gwynedd are in training to take on one of Europe’s toughest endurance challenges.

Learning disability staff to take on 300 mile charity challenge
Learning disability staff to take on 300 mile charity challenge
28/05/2019
Health Board learning disability staff to take part in 300 mile charity challenge

A team of NHS learning disability staff are set to pound the streets and mountains of North Wales as part of a lung busting charity challenge.

<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">NHS rock choir get ready for big performance</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(234, 244, 253);">NHS rock choir get ready for big performance</span>
22/05/2019
New NHS rock choir gets ready for first big performance

NHS staff, volunteers and members of the public have struck a positive note with the launch of a new rock choir.

20/05/2019
Ysbyty Gwynedd surgeon to be honoured at National Eisteddfod

A surgeon from Ysbyty Gwynedd will be recognised for embracing the Welsh language at this year’s Eisteddfod.

Launch of new gift bags for mums at Wrexham Hospital
Launch of new gift bags for mums at Wrexham Hospital
20/05/2019
Launch of new gift bags for mums at Wrexham Maelor Special Care Baby Unit

Nurses at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have launched a scheme to provide new parents with bags filled with useful items to make their hospital stay more comfortable.