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Wrexham Maelor staff helps patient celebrate 100th birthday

Staff on an Orthopaedic Ward at Wrexham Maelor Hospital pulled out all the stops to ensure one of their patients celebrated their 100th birthday in style.

Fundraising drive helps purchase specialist equipment for Ysbyty Gwynedd's Neonatal Unit

Thousands of pounds have helped towards paying for new equipment at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Neonatal Unit by the family of a boy who was given lifesaving treatment as a newborn.

Mobile heart clinics continuing to provide vital care for patients during COVID-19

Life-saving heart scans are continuing within the community during the outbreak of COVID-19 thanks to dedicated cardiac specialists.

Thank you to our volunteers

The beginning of June marks the start of Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the country through volunteering.

Community therapy team change working pattern to support COVID rehabilitation

Community therapists working in Conwy have changed their working pattern to provide more cover for rehabilitation of patients recovering from COVID-19.

Doctor urges public not to delay seeking emergency treatment during COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 and social distancing now a major part of our lives, health professionals are increasingly concerned that people are failing to seek urgent treatment for fear of catching the virus.

Successful partnership helps increase COVID-19 testing in Gwynedd and Anglesey

Over 400 key workers in Gwynedd and Anglesey are now being tested on a weekly basis thanks to partnership work between Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and a leading housing association.

Innovative Pharmacy projects allowing nurses to spend more time caring for patients during COVID pandemic

New initiatives within Pharmacy are allowing nurses to spend more time caring for patients during the outbreak of COVID-19.

Spectacular display at Ysbyty Gwynedd to honour NHS workers

Life-saving staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd have been thanked for their efforts to tackle COVID-19 with a colourful celebration.

Update from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board meeting

Today Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board held a Board meeting virtually. Due to government guidance, it was not possible to hold the meeting in public, as is usual. Unfortunately, due to technical issues it was not possible to livestream this meeting as planned. We apologise to those who were unable to observe the meeting. We recorded the meeting and it will be available to view through our social media channels

How to access emergency dental services

People can still access emergency dental services in North Wales during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Have your say on North Denbighshire Community Hospital development

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is offering an opportunity for Rhyl residents to share feedback on the development of the new North Denbighshire Community Hospital

Access to urgent eye care services

People are being reminded that they can still access emergency eye care and support at some optometrist practices in North Wales.

Changes to community hospitals and minor injury units in Gwynedd and Anglesey in response to COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, plans have been put in place to increase the number of available beds across the six community hospitals in Gwynedd and Anglesey to ensure patients with COVID-19 are cared for separately.


Wales' emergency departments are still open and here for those in urgent need

People across Wales are being urged to stay safe and well and to remember emergency department staff are available if they need urgent help.

Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board working differently to provide essential care

During the outbreak of COVID-19 Orthopaedic teams across the Health Board are working differently to ensure people still have access to the care they need.  

Local Assessment Centre set up at Bangor City Football Club

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has been working with Arfon GPs to set up a Local Assessment Centre to help manage the treatment of patients with symptoms of COVID-19 in the community.

Nurse who made miracle recovery after near fatal crash celebrates the profession and her colleagues on International Nurses Day

A nurse who made a miracle recovery after being involved in a road accident is now caring for patients alongside her colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

App provides vital updates for new parents during COVID-19

A free app is allowing parents to receive regular updates and photos of their child on Special Care Baby Units (SCBU) during the outbreak of COVID-19.

North Wales health leaders urge the public to continue to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives

The Chair and Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have thanked people across North Wales for the crucial role they are playing in helping the NHS cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

But as Wales prepares to enter its eighth week of lockdown, and with a Bank Holiday weekend approaching, they have warned that it’s too early for people to let their guard down.