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Gentleman walking through hospital ward
Gentleman walking through hospital ward
13/10/2020
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.

Model of a skull
Model of a skull
09/10/2020
Gorwelion Community Mental Health Centre extends opening hours

Aberystwyth’s Community Mental Health Centre will now be available to people for longer thanks new opening hours.

Coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease
09/10/2020
Llanelli restrictions 'helping control' high COVID-19 cases

The people of Llanelli are helping to control the rate of Covid-19 infections in the area, but more needs to be done before restrictions can be lifted.

08/10/2020
Performance improvement heralds good news for Hywel Dda UHB

Hywel Dda University Health Board says it is thanks to the hard work of its staff that it has moved out of targeted intervention with the Welsh Government.

07/10/2020
Pharmacy: delivering a healthier Wales

Pharmacy professionals across primary, secondary and community care sectors are being urged to help overhaul pharmacy services across Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion, and deliver a bold vision that will design services around patient needs.

06/10/2020
NHS Wales General Management Graduate Programme launched for future leaders

The search has begun for future leaders of NHS Wales with the launch of the NHS Wales General Management Graduate Programme. 

Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
05/10/2020
Llanelli testing centre move

The Llanelli based COVID-19 drive-through testing centre will move from Parc y Scarlets Car Park B, to Dafen Yard, Heol Cropin, Dafen, SA14 8QW from tomorrow morning (Tuesday October 06 2020).

Coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease
02/10/2020
Cardiff Medical Students support Hywel Dda throughout lockdown

A group of third year students from Cardiff University School of Medicine remained in Hywel Dda throughout the lockdown to work as Health Care Support Workers.

01/10/2020
Loved Forever – Virtual Baby Memorial Service

Hywel Dda University Health Board will hold its annual baby memorial service on Wednesday 14 October 2020 at 6.30pm.

30/09/2020
Walk-in testing now available for Aberystwyth

From Wednesday 30 September 2020, people in Aberystwyth with symptoms of COVID-19 can access testing (through a booked appointment) via a temporary walk-in facility in the town.

colourful confetti 
colourful confetti 
30/09/2020
EIP team reaches final of Advancing Healthcare Awards 2020

A big congratulations to the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) team for becoming a finalist in the Advancing Healthcare Awards 2020 for their work on the Employment Support Project.

Coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease
28/09/2020
Health board provides assurance to local residents following Llanelli lockdown restrictions
25/09/2020
New local restrictions for large area of Llanelli
24/09/2020
Launch of NHS COVID-19 app in Wales and England

The NHS COVID-19 app launches on 24th September across Wales and England and will be an important way to help keep Wales safe.

Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
23/09/2020
Llanelli residents urged to get tested if they have Covid 19 symptoms
Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
18/09/2020
Face coverings required at all Hywel Dda hospitals and health care facilities
Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
14/09/2020
Public Health Wales statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Public Health Wales regrets to announce that there has been a data breach involving the personally identifiable data of Welsh residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

14/09/2020
Are you eligible for a free flu vaccine this winter?

Protecting your health and the health of those around you is more important than ever and getting your flu vaccine is a key part of this.

Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
Nurse providing a COVID test in the drive thru centre
11/09/2020
Partners working to support national problems with booking COVID tests

Whilst there are some problems across the UK in the booking of local COVID-19 tests; Hywel Dda University Health Board is assuring people that local tests are being carried out in all three counties.

11/09/2020
Crimestoppers asks residents to be vigilant to organised crime and speak up to stop exploitation