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Gentleman walking through hospital ward
Gentleman walking through hospital ward
23/12/2020
Hospital visiting restrictions

Visiting in our hospitals continues to be restricted over the Christmas and New Year period.

23/12/2020
HIW praise for field hospitals

Two of our field hospitals have been highly praised by Health Inspectorate Wales in a recently published report.

22/12/2020
Local health care apprentice scoops national Teen Hero award

Will Jones, aged 17 from Carmarthen, was presented with a national #TeenHero award by BBC Radio 1’s Greg James.

22/12/2020
99-year-old ready for Christmas following heart procedure

A former nurse from Aberystwyth has hailed the “miracle” heart procedure she received at Bronglais Hospital.

21/12/2020
Think pharmacy first this festive season

With Christmas fast approaching and COVID-19 cases on the rise, people are being urged to visit their local pharmacist for minor conditions.

18/12/2020
Health Board to launch additional measures to cope with demand
17/12/2020
Pilot of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out begins in Hywel Dda University Health Board
Coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease
15/12/2020
The darkest hour is before the dawn

Organisations at the frontline of the response to COVID-19 have warned that our communities are in the eye of the storm.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
11/12/2020
COVID-19 patients isolated at St Non's ward
10/12/2020
Testing to be provided more locally to Keep Ceredigion Safe

Tests for people with COVID-19 symptoms will be available to book in Lampeter from today (10 December 2020).

09/12/2020
Health Board appeals for public support to alleviate pressure on hospitals
08/12/2020
History made across Hywel Dda as staff among first in the world to receive Covid vaccine
Woman receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
Woman receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
04/12/2020
Thanking our school vaccinators

Hywel Dda University Health Board would like to send our thanks to our school nurses and those who have had their children vaccinated for the flu.

03/12/2020
COVID-19 vaccine announcement – Hywel Dda UHB update

Making the final preparations to deliver our mass vaccination programme following Wednesday’s announcement.

Information sign
Information sign
02/12/2020
Temporary transfer of patients from Llandovery Community Hospital to Amman Valley Hospital
Gentleman walking through hospital ward
Gentleman walking through hospital ward
01/12/2020
Abuse of NHS staff totally unacceptable, say health board

Hywel Dda University Health Board has strongly condemned the behaviour of those members of the public who abuse NHS staff.

28/11/2020
COVID-19 patients isolated at Llandovery and Ammanford hospitals
27/11/2020
Health care apprentices praised for testing support

Local health care apprentices have been praised for their pivotal role in supporting the COVID-19 testing programme.

26/11/2020
New permanent walk-in test centre opens in Aberystwyth

People in Aberystwyth with symptoms of COVID-19 now have access to a permanent walk-in testing facility.

26/11/2020
Flu vaccination sessions held to protect carers

Flu vaccination sessions specifically for domiciliary care workers and residential care home staff in the county are being held for the first time.