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10/03/2021
Filipino nurses mark 20th anniversary of caring for patients in North Wales

Nurses who moved from the Philippines to help care for patients in North Wales mark the 20th anniversary this March. 

03/03/2021
MORE than half of people in North Wales will access NHS services differently in future because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A study by YouGov has revealed 40% of people will carry on in the same way they did before COVID-19

01/03/2021
Meet the volunteers on the front line of North Wales' largest ever vaccination programme

An army of volunteers are playing a leading role in the fight back against coronavirus in North Wales.

 

26/02/2021
Major study into long-term health effects of COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers across Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are taking part in a national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 for patients who were hospitalised with the disease.

26/02/2021
All hospital sites across North Wales will go Smoke-Free from next week
25/02/2021
Planned surgery paused at Ysbyty Gwynedd

The majority of planned operations are postponed at Ysbyty Gwynedd this week and next week with the exception of some day cases, maternity and paediatrics.

24/02/2021
Health board to launch virtual health and wellbeing event

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is hosting a virtual stall focusing on the COVID-19 vaccination and testing programme at its health and wellbeing event on Thursday, February 25th. 

22/02/2021
Former Flint Community Hospital development

Plans for the development of a new care home for Flint will move a step closer as work begins on the demolition of the former Flint Community Hospital. 

21/02/2021
Mental health nurses share their experience of an extraordinary year as they mark Mental Health Nurses' Day

Mental health nurses working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic have shared their experiences of providing care during the most challenging year of their careers.

19/02/2021
Don't ignore early signs of breast cancer during COVID-19

A Wrexham woman recovering from breast cancer surgery is urging people not to put off contacting their GP during the COVID pandemic.

18/02/2021
'Caring' Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse helped granddaughter say final goodbye to grandad through virtual call

A student nurse has been praised for her care and compassion after she set up a virtual phone call to allow a granddaughter to say goodbye to her grandad.

12/02/2021
Over 2,000 Anglesey residents to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley

Around 2,000 people will receive their COVID-19 vaccination at Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley over the next few days.

12/02/2021
Dietitians launch local project to help families access vital vitamins

A new project to support families access free vitamins in Wrexham and Flintshire is set to launch this week.

10/02/2021
Public in North Wales urged to stick to the rules following the emergence of new strains of COVID-19

The emergence of new strains of COVID-19 has prompted an Intensive Care Doctor and the Chief Constable of North Wales Police to urge the public to continue to follow government guidelines to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

05/02/2021
New specialised unit for patients following surgery opens at Ysbyty Gwynedd

A new specialised three-bedded unit that services the intense needs of patients after a major surgical procedure has opened at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

05/02/2021
Praise for North Wales GP practice vaccination effort, as programme set to ramp up

A Doctor leading the COVID-19 vaccination programme in North Wales has paid tribute to the crucial role that GP practices and community pharmacies are playing in its rollout.

29/01/2021
Volunteer 4x4 response team drive vital NHS staff to work through snow

A 4x4 volunteer group has covered over 2,000 miles to drive essential NHS workers through the snow to get to work safely.

28/01/2021
North Wales GPs urge people to not delay seeking support during the latest COVID-19 lockdown

Doctors in North Wales are urging people to not delay seeking support if they are worried about their health during the latest COVID-19 lockdown.

26/01/2021
An additional 15 beds to open at Deeside's Rainbow Hospital

Ysbyty Enfys Deeside, the rainbow hospital at Deeside Leisure Centre, is increasing its capacity to 45 beds from 30 due to pressures on our hospitals.

25/01/2021
GPs in Flintshire and the Llŷn vaccinate 2,300 people using Pfizer jab

GPs on the Llŷn Peninsula and in Flintshire have vaccinated around 2,300 residents using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the first time within the community as part of a pilot project.