Health Board News

Healthy meals served up for Glan Clwyd Hospital staff

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.

Nursing documentary provides glimpse into the life of an Intensive Care Nurse

Two nurses who care for Ysbyty Gwynedd’s most critically ill patients are set to feature in a new documentary.


Father who donated kidney to save his daughter's life calls for more people to discuss organ donation

A father who donated his kidney to save his young daughter’s life is urging all families to talk about organ donation.

People living with respiratory conditions urged to stay well over Winter

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 ask public to join in North Wales defibrillator treasure hunt

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.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Ysbyty Gwynedd Gynae Surgeon urges women to take up the offer of a cervical screening test

To mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist Richard Peevor is urging women to make sure they are up to date with their smear tests.

Couple thank Wrexham & Flintshire Cardiac team who helped kick-start their healthy lifestyle that saw them shed 10 stone between them

A Flintshire couple have thanked NHS staff after they lost almost 10 stone between them with the help of the Wrexham & Flintshire Cardiac Service.

New documentary shows the challenges and rewards of being a nurse at Ysbyty Gwynedd

Nurses at Ysbyty Gwynedd are the stars of a new television documentary following their lives on the wards. 

Norovirus – spread the word, not the virus!

People are being asked not to visit hospitals and other healthcare facilities across North Wales if they have experienced any of the symptoms of norovirus recently.

Invitation to join new Awyr Las I CAN Concert Choir

A choir which uses the power of song to raise awareness and money for mental health related projects is looking for new recruits.

Ten top tips to beat the January blues

Teresa Owen, Director of Public Health at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has shared her ten top tips to beat the January blues