Press releases

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24/11/20
Testing to be provided more locally to Keep Cardigan Safe

Tests for people with COVID-19 symptoms will be available to book in Cardigan from today (24 November 2020).

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23/11/20
Mental health 'Twilight Sanctuary' pilot launches in Pembrokeshire

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A ground breaking out-of-hours mental health service for adults is being piloted in Pembrokeshire.

21/11/20
COVID-19 patients isolated at Llandovery Hospital

Llandovery Hospital has isolated a number of patients who have tested positive for COVID-19. All patients are stable and being cared for in isolation and according to COVID-19 and infection prevention guidelines, with appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment and social distancing.

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20/11/20
New NHS dental service for South Ceredigion

Ceredigion residents are to benefit from a new NHS dental practice opening in Cardigan on 2 December 2020.

20/11/20
Annual Their Love Still Shines service online service announced

The annual Their Love Still Shines service will be held as a virtual memorial service this year at 6.30pm on Monday 30 November 2020.

12/11/20
Praise for Ceredigion residents from COVID partnership

The multi-agency partnership set up to tackle the spread of COVID-19 in Ceredigion has praised the population for their efforts in keeping their communities safe over recent months.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
12/11/20
Update for patients of Neyland and Johnson GP Practice

Patients registered with Neyland and Johnston GP Practice are advised that the practice is working on plans for a gradual and phased reopening over the week commencing Monday 16 November, following decontamination cleaning.

 

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10/11/20
Help to shape future pharmacy services

Hywel Dda University Health Board is inviting the people from Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire to give their views on community pharmacy services.

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10/11/20
Health Board to open two Field Hospitals in Llanelli and Pembrokeshire

Following an extensive period of planning and preparation, step-down patients in south west Wales will be among the first to be admitted to new field hospitals, Hywel Dda University Health Board has announced.

09/11/20
Glangwili General Hospital temporary changes to reduce risk of COVID-19

Temporary changes are being made at two wards in Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen, to protect patients and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

06/11/20
Digital assessments extended to Ophthalmology patients

In addition to our Heart Function Service, suitable Ophthalmology patients are now able to use Digital Assessments to keep their healthcare team informed about their health in-between appointments.

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03/11/20
Celebrating Investors in Carers Successes

Hywel Dda University Health Board would like to congratulate several teams in our counties for their recent success in obtaining their Investors in Carers awards.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
28/10/20
Temporary change for patients of Neyland and Johnson GP Surgery

Patients registered with Neyland and Johnston GP Practice who need to access its services over the next few days are advised that the practice is operating a limited service currently with support from neighbouring practices and Hywel Dda University Health Board.

23/10/20
Online service extended to 6,000 dermatology patients in Hywel Dda UHB

Over 6,000 dermatology patients have been invited to start using Patients Know Best (PKB), an online service designed to improve your patient experience and access to NHS services and information.

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22/10/20
Second CT scanner installed at Glangwili Hospital to help reduce waiting times

Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen has installed a second, temporary CT scanner to help reduce waiting times.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
20/10/20
COVID-19 patients isolated at Bronglais Hospital

Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth has isolated a small number of patients who have tested positive for COVID-19.

19/10/20
Accessing planned and emergency care in Hywel Dda UHB during the circuit breaker

Hywel Dda University Health Board is providing clarity on what circuit breaker restrictions mean for residents accessing hospital appointments or emergency care during this time.

19/10/20
Ceredigion GP practices come together to encourage patients to get their flu vaccination

GP surgeries in Ceredigion have come together to produce a short video so patients can know what to expect at a flu vaccination appointment and the measures put in place to keep everyone safe.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
16/10/20
Prince Philip Hospital temporary changes to reduce risk of COVID-19

Temporary changes are being made at two wards in Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, to protect patients and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

13/10/20
Health Board supports World Thrombosis Day

Hywel Dda University Health Board is supporting an international campaign to help prevent patients from being affected by blood clots while in hospital.