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Field Hospital interior
Field Hospital interior
24/03/2021
Three field hospitals to be decommissioned as health board reviews capacity
Artists impression of the new entrance at Glangwili Hospital
Artists impression of the new entrance at Glangwili Hospital
23/03/2021
Temporary change to main entrance access at Glangwili Hospital

The main entrance of Glangwili Hospital will be closed for five weeks as part of ongoing work to improve maternity facilities.

New press release
New press release
22/03/2021
High Sheriff of Dyfed Award Ceremony
Mr Sebastiani
Mr Sebastiani
22/03/2021
Bronglais Hospital has welcomed a new Consultant Colorectal Surgeon
Tea light candles with flame
Tea light candles with flame
19/03/2021
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
19/03/2021
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
19/03/2021
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
17/03/2021
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
15/03/2021
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.

New press release
New press release
12/03/2021
Recognising the valuable work of healthcare science professionals during COVID-19

The hard work, dedication and professionalism of clinicians and non-clinicians alike has been invaluable the fight against COVID-19. 

Nursing Times are you ok logo
Nursing Times are you ok logo
10/03/2021
Hywel Dda UHB supports Nursing Times' mental health campaign

Hywel Dda University Health Board has announced it will support the principles of the Nursing Times COVID-19: Are You OK? 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

An additional mass vaccination centre will open at the United Counties Showground in Carmarthen to support the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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 UHB 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