Health Board News

Psychologist joins YG to provide extra support
Psychologist joins YG to provide extra support
28/06/19
Psychologist joins Ysbyty Gwynedd clinic team to provide extra support for patients

A psychologist is now offering extra support for patients who are coming to terms with their critical illness experience thanks to charitable donations.

25/06/19
Glan Clwyd Park and Ride service extended until October 31

We are extending our contract to provide the park and ride service at Glan Clwyd Hospital for a further four months. Having reached an agreement with Arriva on Friday, the park and ride will now run until October 31, 2019.

New health visitor to help Flintshire families
New health visitor to help Flintshire families
24/06/19
New Health Visitor to help families in Flintshire

A new Health Visitor funded by the North Wales NHS charity Awyr Las/Blue Sky is now providing support to homeless families in Flintshire.

YGC neonatal staff jumping for joy after competition
YGC neonatal staff jumping for joy after competition
24/06/19
Glan Clwyd neonatal unit staff jumping for joy after winning Kangaroo Care competition

Staff at Glan Clwyd Hospital’s neonatal unit have won an international competition encoraging parents to have skin-to-skin contact with their babies.

Occupational therapy supporting patients at YGC
Occupational therapy supporting patients at YGC
21/06/19
Occupational Therapy support helping patients get back on their feet at Glan Clwyd Hospital

Specialist teams of Occupational Therapists are helping Glan Clwyd patients get ready for returning home following a pilot study which reduced length of stays by almost 50 per cent.

YG doctor takes on triple challenge
YG doctor takes on triple challenge
21/06/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd doctor takes on triple challenge to raise funds for cancer ward

A doctor at Ysbyty Gwynedd has raised almost £4,000 after taking on a triple challenge to raise funds that will benefit cancer patients.

Organ donation team recognised with special award
Organ donation team recognised with special award
20/06/19
Organ Donation team recognised with special award

A team of doctors and nurses have been recognised for their dedication to organ donation and transplantation across North Wales with a special award.

Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for YGC
Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for YGC
18/06/19
Initiative to reduce risk of blood clots for Glan Clwyd Hospital patients receives national recognition

A new approach to avoiding preventable blood clots for patients at Glan Clwyd Hospital has been recognised with a respected national accreditation.

Ysbyty Gwynedd first in UK to offer valuable training course
Ysbyty Gwynedd first in UK to offer valuable training course
18/06/19
Ysbyty Gwynedd first in the UK to offer valuable training course for healthcare professionals

Health professionals at Ysbyty Gwynedd are the first in the UK to take part in a new course designed to improve their resuscitation skills.

Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter
Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter
18/06/19
Tywyn nurse is standing up to say legs matter

A Tywyn nurse is raising awareness of the importance of looking after your legs within her community.

Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire
Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire
14/06/19
Support for mental health carers in Conwy and Denbighshire

A new drop in service is helping to ensure that the carers of people with serious mental health problems receive the emotional and practical support they need.

Patient who spent seven months in ICU praises staff at YG
Patient who spent seven months in ICU praises staff at YG
13/06/19
'I can never thank them enough' – patient who spent seven months in Intensive Care praises staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd

A Llanddeiniolen man who received life-saving treatment on Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has thanked staff for the ‘incredible’ care.

Celebrations for Physio who receives British Empire Medal
Celebrations for Physio who receives British Empire Medal
12/06/19
Celebrations for physiotherapist who receives British Empire Medal

A physiotherapist who worked in the community in Wrexham and Flintshire for over 20 years has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes
Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes
11/06/19
Youngsters receiving extra support to manage their diabetes

The Paediatric diabetes team at Ysbyty Gwynedd are providing extra support for children to help them manage their condition.

Family Fun at the third Betsi Games
Family Fun at the third Betsi Games
10/06/19
Family fun at the Betsi Games returning for third year

NHS staff across North Wales are invited to the third annual Betsi Games on Saturday, 13 July.

10/06/19
£22.7m funding announced towards delivering A Healthier Wales

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has welcomed progress in delivering the £100m fund to transform the way health and social care is delivered, as he announced the latest allocation ahead of the first anniversary of A Healthier Wales.

NHS team to scale Snowdon for new mums mental health
NHS team to scale Snowdon for new mums mental health
07/06/19
NHS team which supports new mums' mental health to scale Snowdon in charity challenge

An NHS team which helps new and expectant mums overcome mental health problems are set to scale Snowdon as part of charity challenge and awareness raising drive.

New support for bereaved families at YGC
New support for bereaved families at YGC
04/06/19
New support for bereaved families at Glan Clwyd Hospital

A new suite to support families dealing with stillbirth and infant loss has opened at Glan Clwyd Hospital thanks to the generosity of a group of local families.

Wrexham Hospital dementia team recognised with top health award
Wrexham Hospital dementia team recognised with top health award
03/06/19
Wrexham hospital dementia team recognised with top health award

A Wrexham hospital team who support people in the later stages of dementia have been given a top health award.

Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve bereavement support
Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve bereavement support
01/06/19
Anglesey mum working with Health Board to improve support for families bereaved by suicide

An Anglesey mum has spoken about the heartbreak of losing a child to suicide and the need to improve the support available to the families left behind.