Health Board News

Dedicated Wrexham Maelor Robin wins North Wales health award

A Wrexham Maelor Robin who spends 400 hours a year volunteering at the hospital has been recognised with a North Wales health award.

Betsi Health Board LGBT+ champion shortlisted for top national award

A Conwy based transgender activist has been shortlisted for a top national award for his work to empower the LGBT+ community in Wales.

New same day emergency care unit at YGC to improve treatment time
New same day emergency care unit at YGC to improve treatment time
More than 500 people seen over first month at new emergency care unit designed to help people avoid hospital admissions

A new emergency care unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital has treated more than 500 people in its first month since opening.

Prison Health and Wellbeing Service up for national award

A health and wellbeing service improving the lives of the residents at Her Majesty’s Prison Berwyn is in the running for a prestigious award.

Health Board to take over running of Holyhead surgery

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will be taking over the running of Longford Surgery in Holyhead from September 2019.

Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse celebrated after treating 30,000 patients

A nurse at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Emergency Department has been praised by her colleagues after treating over 30,000 patients.

Healthcare staff expand their skills to help older people maintain healthy diet

A team of healthcare assistants and district nurses have been recognised for their commitment to learning new nutrition skills to benefit their patients who leave hospital.

The Reading Agency celebrates mental health and wellbeing scheme at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst

The Reading Agency celebrated its Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health scheme at the National Eisteddfod 2019 in Llanrwst today (Friday 9th August) in partnership with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Healthcare staff awarded for their commitment to learning the Welsh language

Welsh learners at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are celebrating after receiving top marks for their language skills.

Healthcare staff at Ysbyty Gwynedd raise over £4000 towards their ward

Two keen runners at Ysbyty Gwynedd have raised over £4000 towards their ward through completing one of Europe’s toughest endurance challenges.

Free fruit for kids in Wrexham Maelor Hospital to encourage healthy eating

A pilot initiative to provide free fruit to children when they arrive in the children’s outpatients department has been launched in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Llangollen care home residents improve confidence and wellbeing thanks to Health Board oral health programme

A dental health champion at a Llangollen residential home is putting a smile on the face of residents thanks to help from the Health Board’s Community Dental Service team.

Occupational Therapist offering outstanding care to cancer patients wins health award

An Occupational Therapist who goes the extra mile for palliative care patients has won a North Wales NHS award.

Give babies the best start to life this World Breastfeeding Week

The beginning of August marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week and two mums are spreading the word of just how important it can be, for both mother and baby.