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Nursing Times are you ok logo
Nursing Times are you ok logo
10/03/2021
Hywel Dda supports Nursing Times' mental health campaign
Tea light candles
Tea light candles
09/03/2021
Loved and Lost Baby Service Postponed

With the on-going restrictions we have had to make the decision that we will not be able to hold the annual ‘Loved and Lost Baby Service’ on 3rd April 2021.

Lady receiving her vaccine
Lady receiving her vaccine
08/03/2021
Eligible unpaid carers encouraged to register for COVID-19 vaccine

Unpaid carers who are not already registered as a carer with their GP are being asked to complete an online form to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

Gloved hands sealing a specimen into a bag
Gloved hands sealing a specimen into a bag
08/03/2021
Accessing COVID-19 testing in Aberystwyth

From 11/03/21 people in Aberystwyth with COVID-19 symptoms can access testing (with a booked appointment) at Canolfan Rheidol.

Drive through mass vaccination centre Carmarthen
Drive through mass vaccination centre Carmarthen
05/03/2021
New drive-through mass vaccination centre to open in Carmarthen
Improvement Cymru new app logo
Improvement Cymru new app logo
03/03/2021
Improvement Cymru launch a new Resource Platform for Care Home and Domiciliary Staff
man receiving a vaccination
man receiving a vaccination
02/03/2021
Hywel Dda renal dialysis patients among first in UK to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
Daffodil and blue sky
Daffodil and blue sky
01/03/2021
St. David's Day celebrations at Hywel Dda

In celebration of St. David’s Day, Hywel Dda University Health Board are holding a week of Welsh language activities for staff to enjoy.

Vaccination saves lives logo
Vaccination saves lives logo
26/02/2021
Vaccination venues and timeline announced for Hywel Dda residents in priority groups 5 to 9
Stethoscope and towel
Stethoscope and towel
26/02/2021
Patients urged to continue accessing cardiac care amid growing concern over attendances
healthcare worker sealing a sample into a bag
healthcare worker sealing a sample into a bag
25/02/2021
COVID-19 tests now being encouraged for people in the Hywel Dda region with a wider range of symptoms
23/02/2021
Got a common ailment? Visit your local pharmacist rather than your GP for advice and treatment
young boy having his eyes tested
young boy having his eyes tested
18/02/2021
Reminder to parents with children in year one – book a sight test
16/02/2021
Less than two weeks to go: All hospital grounds to go smoke-free from 1st March
15/02/2021
Hywel Dda UHB staff receive Royal thank you

One of Hywel Dda UHB’s own workforce received an extra special phone call this week from His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge.

15/02/2021
Vaccine milestone achieved in Hywel Dda
12/02/2021
Thank you for the support – COVID-19 vaccine support

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is thanking the many partner organisations and people who have helped implement the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Snowdrop plants
Snowdrop plants
10/02/2021
All Wales COVID-19 Wellbeing Survey

The health board is supporting a national study to understand how the pandemic has impacted the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people across Wales.

10/02/2021
People in vaccine priority groups 1 to 4 asked to contact health services about first vaccine appointments
09/02/2021
ChatHealth launches in three counties