Health Board News

Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department
Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department
30/10/19
Father has emotional reunion with his lifesavers at Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department

A dad-of-three who suffered a cardiac arrest is urging people to learn CPR after his life was saved by the skills and quick-thinking of those who came to his aid.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work
Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work
24/10/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd Urologist awarded MBE for voluntary work

A doctor from Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised with an MBE for his voluntary and community work which has changed the lives of hundreds of people.

New service at Wrexham Maelor Hospital to improve the experience of patients
New service at Wrexham Maelor Hospital to improve the experience of patients
23/10/19
New service at Wrexham Maelor Hospital to improve the experience of patients

Patients and service users visiting Wrexham Maelor Hospital now have a new point of contact with the introduction of the Patients Advice & Liaison Support (PALS) service.

Wrexham Maelor Hospital helps patients get fit for surgery
Wrexham Maelor Hospital helps patients get fit for surgery
22/10/19
Wrexham Maelor Hospital helps patients get fit for surgery

A pilot scheme to help patients get fit for major surgery in order to reduce the risk of complications following their operations has been introduced at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Carers and families of patients living with dementia praise staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd in recent audit
Carers and families of patients living with dementia praise staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd in recent audit
21/10/19
Carers and families of patients living with dementia praise staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd in recent audit

Ysbyty Gwynedd has been recognised for providing outstanding care by the relatives and loved ones of patients living with dementia.

Powys farmer encourages others to take bowel screening test after receiving his own cancer diagnosis
Powys farmer encourages others to take bowel screening test after receiving his own cancer diagnosis
17/10/19
Powys farmer encourages others to take bowel screening test after receiving his own cancer diagnosis

A farmer who was diagnosed with bowel cancer is urging others not to ignore a simple test which can help save lives.

Celebrating successful partnership working to improve services for people in North Wales
Celebrating successful partnership working to improve services for people in North Wales
17/10/19
Celebrating successful partnership working to improve services for people in North Wales

Neurosciences at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have been awarded a Certificate of Partnership by the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Wrexham Radiographer wins prestigious award
Wrexham Radiographer wins prestigious award
16/10/19
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
Liverpudlian doctor learnt to speak Welsh to communicate better with patients
15/10/19
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
Wrexham Dietitians and Midwives team up to share healthy eating advice
15/10/19
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
North Wales dementia support service shortlisted for top national award
11/10/19
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
Stay well this winter
09/10/19
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
Health Board support campaign to get people moving
07/10/19
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!
Patients give Wrexham Orthopaedic Surgeon the thumbs up!
03/10/19
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
Breast cancer survivor Vince raising awareness of breast cancer in men
01/10/19
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.

Flu Kills – protect yourself, your family and friends
Flu Kills – protect yourself, your family and friends
01/10/19
Flu Kills – protect yourself, your family and friends

Protecting yourself, your family and friends from the flu is simple and can save lives.