In recent weeks our hospitals have consistently been operating at the highest levels of emergency pressure escalation, with increasing delays in ambulance handovers, emergency department waiting times and the volume of patients waiting to be discharged.
The first care home residents in west Wales have received the COVID-19 vaccine today (Thursday 17 December) as part of a phased and careful roll-out to care homes.
Organisations at the frontline of the west Wales response to COVID-19 have warned that our communities are in the eye of the storm as we face record cases of the disease in our area.
A number of patients at St Non’s adult mental health ward, which is part of Bro Cerwyn/St Brynach Day Hospitals in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, have been isolated after testing positive for COVID-19.
Tests for people with COVID-19 symptoms will be available to book in Lampeter from today (10 December 2020).
Hywel Dda University Health Board is appealing for public support as its hospitals are operating under extreme pressure. Whilst high levels of activity are usual in the winter, this year presents the extra challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, including a shortage of clinical staff.
History is being made in Hywel Dda UHB this morning as patient-facing staff from across the Health Board are among the first in the world to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
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.
Making the final preparations to deliver our mass vaccination programme following Wednesday’s announcement.
Transfer of all patients currently being treated at Llandovery Community Hospital, in Llandovery, to Amman Valley Hospital, in Ammanford.
Hywel Dda University Health Board has strongly condemned the behaviour of those members of the public who abuse NHS staff.
The situation at Llandovery Community Hospital and Amman Valley Hospital is being closely monitored.
Local health care apprentices have been praised for their pivotal role in supporting the COVID-19 testing programme.
People in Aberystwyth with symptoms of COVID-19 now have access to a permanent walk-in testing facility.
Flu vaccination sessions specifically for domiciliary care workers and residential care home staff in the county are being held for the first time.
Urgent plea for registered health care professionals to join its COVID-19 immunisation team.
Tests for people with COVID-19 symptoms will be available to book in Cardigan from today (24 November 2020).
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A ground breaking out-of-hours mental health service for adults is being piloted in Pembrokeshire.
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.
Ceredigion residents are to benefit from a new NHS dental practice opening in Cardigan on 2 December 2020.