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Meet some of the people who are continuing to provide urgent cancer and emergency care during COVID-19

As part of the response to the outbreak of COVID-19 Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board is prioritising those patients across North Wales who are in need of the most urgent care, such as those who need cancer treatment.

New and expectant mums experiencing mental health difficulties urged to reach out for support during the COVID-19 crisis

New and expectant mums who are struggling with their mental health are being reminded that support is still available during the COVID-19 crisis.

Occupational Therapists helping vulnerable patients return home with food and supplies

Occupational Therapists at Glan Clwyd Hospital are preparing care packages to ensure patients returning home from hospital have supplies.

Temporary changes to parking and access routes for Glan Clwyd Hospital

Temporary changes are in place on how to access Glan Clwyd Hospital as part of our measures to keep staff and patients safe.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Launches TV, Radio & Press Recruitment Campaign.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has launched a recruitment campaign this week, appealing for clinical professionals to join in the fight against Covid-19.

Free Online Parenting Courses launched in North Wales

Four online parenting courses are being launched by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, in partnership with Local Authorities this week and will be available free of charge to all residents of North Wales until November 2022.

North Wales drive-through centre to increase testing capacity

North Wales will increase its Coronavirus testing capacity with the opening of a new drive-through centre in Llandudno this week.

First patients enrolled in new clinical trial for COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers across Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board are taking part in a national clinical trial to test the effects of potential drug treatments for COVID-19 patients.

Wrexham father who beat COVID-19 praises staff at Wrexham Maelor Hospital for saving his life

A father of three who is the first person to leave Wrexham Maelor Hospital after needing intensive care treatment for COVID-19 has praised staff for saving his life.

Police and BCUHB continue to urge people to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives

North Wales Police and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are continuing to urge the public to continue to adhere to restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Letter to Loved Ones

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has launched a new service to help people keep in touch with loved ones while they are in hospital.

First patient discharged from Glan Clwyd having received treatment for COVID-19 on Critical Care Unit

Holywell resident Neil Price is the first patient treated on the Critical Care Unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital to be discharged home. Staff lined the corridor to Ward 9 to see Neil off home on Monday after spending six weeks in hospital recovering from COVID-19.

North Wales Doctors' plea to people with suspected cancer symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic

People with suspected cancer symptoms are being urged to not delay seeking advice and treatment because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Spread the word, not the disease

The NHS in North Wales is reminding people about the importance of keeping up-to-date with vaccinations to help prevent the spread of preventable diseases.

Clap for Carers, but do so safely

The support that has been shown for NHS staff and carers in recent weeks has been overwhelming. During these challenging times, this public display of support and recognition has meant so much to our staff.

Call for former staff to return to work to help support colleagues during COVID-19 pandemic

A former Emergency Department nurse is returning to the NHS in order to support her colleagues during the outbreak of COVID-19.

First patient with COVID-19 who needed ICU treatment at Ysbyty Gwynedd discharged

Clapping and cheering echoed in the corridors of Ysbyty Gwynedd this week as the first patient to have needed intensive care treatment was allowed to go home.

Tribute to a much loved colleague at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

It is with profound sadness that we can confirm that Andy Treble, a Theatre Assistant at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, has passed away.

Successful partnership working across Gwynedd and Anglesey allows key services to continue during outbreak of COVID-19

Clinics to immunise children from diseases such as measles are now being carried out in school venues thanks to partnership working with local authorities.

North Wales mental health helpline marks 25th birthday with plea to those struggling during the COVID-19 crisis

Staff at a Wrexham based mental health helpline are marking its 25th birthday by calling on people struggling with their mental health during the COVID-19 crisis to reach out for support.