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Tea light candles with flame
Chair's reflections and focus on recovery one year on

Maria Battle, Chair is reflecting on the last year as we reach the anniversary of the first UK stay-at-home instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Pentre Awel project
Pentre Awel project
UK and Welsh Government approval for Pentre Awel project

A multi-million pound Llanelli project has been approved by the UK Government and Welsh Government.

Lady receiving her vaccine from a member of the armed forces
Lady receiving her vaccine from a member of the armed forces
Vaccine supply reassurance given by Hywel Dda

Those with a vaccine appointment scheduled are assured this will go ahead and should attend as planned.

NHS logo on nurses uniform
NHS logo on nurses uniform
Restarting our hospital services

Reaching out to all patients whose operations have been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic as we seek to restart as much planned surgery as possible.

Willow Daycare
Willow Daycare
Willow Daycare at Glangwili General Hospital Now Open

A new creche is now open at Glangwili General Hospital with a discount available to NHS staff.

Coronavirus disease
Coronavirus disease
Recognising the valuable work of healthcare science professionals during COVID-19
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Nursing Times are you ok logo
Hywel Dda supports Nursing Times' mental health campaign
Tea light candles
Tea light candles
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
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.

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Gloved hands sealing a specimen into a bag
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
New drive-through mass vaccination centre to open in Carmarthen
Improvement Cymru new app logo
Improvement Cymru new app logo
Improvement Cymru launch a new Resource Platform for Care Home and Domiciliary Staff
man receiving a vaccination
man receiving a vaccination
Hywel Dda renal dialysis patients among first in UK to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
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Daffodil and blue sky
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.

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Vaccination saves lives logo
Vaccination venues and timeline announced for Hywel Dda residents in priority groups 5 to 9
Stethoscope and towel
Stethoscope and towel
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
COVID-19 tests now being encouraged for people in the Hywel Dda region with a wider range of symptoms
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
Reminder to parents with children in year one – book a sight test
Less than two weeks to go: All hospital grounds to go smoke-free from 1st March