Three Community Testing Units (CTUs) have been set up in North Wales to support the response to tackling Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19). The drive-through units will help Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board meet demand for testing over the coming weeks.
A quick-thinking switchboard operator who helped a caller access care and support in their hour of need has been commended with a special health board award.
A Speech and Language Therapist who went above and beyond for one of her patients at HMP Berwyn has received a special award.
A former Bangor University lecturer is back on his feet and has returned from instructing a mountain leadership course in India following life changing hip surgery last year.
A one-stop dysphagia clinic at Ysbyty Gwynedd is providing a more efficient service for patients, with quicker diagnosis and minimal waiting times for appointments.
An Anglesey woman who experienced the tragedy of losing a child to suicide has penned a book to help others through their grief.
Parents and children are being warned about the dangers of a social media prank resulting in serious injuries to children and young people. As part of the Skullbreaker or Jump-Trip-Challenge, an unexpecting participant is asked by two friends to jump in the air, during which his/her legs are swept from under them, causing them to fall on their back.
A senior North Wales nurse is encouraging more people to consider a ‘hugely rewarding’ career in mental health nursing.
A Wrexham Maelor Hospital team which supports older adults with mental health problems has become the first in North Wales to receive a top health award. Staff on Hydref Ward at the hospital’s Heddfan Psychiatric Unit have been awarded Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s Gold Accreditation for providing the highest standards of care.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has once again been named as the best ranked Welsh health employer by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2020.
Staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department have worked in partnership with the charity 2 Wish Upon A Star to open a new family room for bereaved parents.
People are being urged to take some simple steps to help prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases across North Wales.
State of the art technology to diagnose abnormalities in the small bowel is now available for patients in North Wales.
New drop in centres will make it easier for people in Conwy and Denbighshire to access support for their mental health and wellbeing
Nurses who work on two surgical wards at Ysbyty Gwynedd hope to inspire others into the profession through a new documentary.
Dietitians and Catering staff are sharing healthy, affordable and easy to make meals with Glan Clwyd Hospital staff. The culinary colleagues are working together to help fellow NHS staff pick up healthy eating habits through the Healthy Food, Healthy Staff initiative.
Two nurses who care for Ysbyty Gwynedd’s most critically ill patients are set to feature in a new documentary.
A father who donated his kidney to save his young daughter’s life is urging all families to talk about organ donation.
A senior North Wales nurse is urging people at risk of breathing difficulties to take care and stay well over the coming months. Dr Angela Roberts, Lead Nurse Primary Care (Central), urged people living with respiratory conditions like COPD or asthma to follow medical advice to reduce the risk of being unwell over the winter.
Heart specialists are inviting North Wales schoolchildren to take part in a potentially lifesaving treasure hunt. Arrhythmia nurse Julie Starling and North Wales Community Public Access Defibrillator support officer Tomos Hughes want super-spotters to let them know if they see a public access defibrillator without a distinctive green tick sticker on.