Health Board News

Birthday boy Edward celebrates by ringing new end of treatment bell at Glan Clwyd Children's unit

A Holywell youngster celebrated his birthday in style by becoming the first child to sound a new end of treatment bell at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s children’s unit. Four-year-old Edward Kelly marked the end of his care at the hospital by ringing the new bell for paediatric patients completing their oncology treatment.

Wrexham fundraisers get into the swing of things to support prostate cancer services

More than £4,000 has been raised at a recent charity event at Clays Golf Club in Wrexham to go towards buying a new cryotherapy machine for Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Caernarfon pupils educated about calling 999

A member of Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Theatre team is helping children and young people understand what to expect when they call 999 and how to use the emergency service responsibly.

'Inspirational' nurse at Ysbyty Gwynedd recognised with special award

A nurse at Ysbyty Gwynedd who has been described as a ‘role model to all’ has received a special award.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Emergency Department officially opened by Health Minister

Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department has officially been opened by the Minister for Health & Social Services, Vaughan Gething.

Step into Work helps Nick star for hospital services team

A Prestatyn man has become an invaluable part of Glan Clwyd Hospital’s services team after accessing support through a return to work programme. Nick Selway, who lost his right arm in a workplace accident 16-years-ago, is back in work after going through Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s Step Into Work programme.

Keep your hips in shape this winter

More than 1,000 people have been admitted into hospital with hip fractures across North Wales within the last year.

It's OK not to be OK: how to look after your mental health this Christmas

A leading Consultant Psychiatrist is calling on people across North Wales to take simple steps to look after their mental health over the Christmas period.

Prestatyn mum welcomes new fund to provide sports prosthetics for children and young people in Wales

A five-year-old girl from Prestatyn, who had a double amputation after her first birthday, is set to benefit from new funding for sports prosthetics.

Innovative project designed to reduce pressure on hospital services celebrates first successful year

Over 5000 patients across North Wales have benefitted from an innovative collaboration between Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board and the Welsh Ambulance Service (WAST).

A special donation to the Special Care Baby Unit in Wrexham for the best festive gift ever

A couple has thanked staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) for the life-saving care their daughter received by making a donation in celebration of her 21st birthday.

'Life changing' I CAN mental health support service to be extended

A Wrexham woman has paid tribute to the “life changing” impact of a new mental health service which is set to be extended across North Wales.

North Wales physiotherapist becomes first Versus Arthritis MSK Champion in Wales

A North Wales physiotherapist has joined a community of elite clinical leaders of change in musculoskeletal (MSK) health services.

Medical Education team goes back to the future to help budding doctors

A North Wales Medical Education team has shared their skills and experiences to inspire the next generation of doctors.

Ysbyty Gwynedd Biochemist who almost died from flu urges others to get vaccinated

A woman who almost died from flu last winter is urging people to get vaccinated against the illness.