Press releases

Employees celebrating world sepsis day
Employees celebrating world sepsis day
13/09/19
Improvements to recognition and treatment of sepsis

National Early Warning Score tool launched to mark World Sepsis Day

Patients enjoying pet therapy
Patients enjoying pet therapy
10/09/19
Pet therapy is 'pawfect' tonic for South Pembs patients

Patients in Cleddau River Day Unit benefiting from pet therapy 

New press release
New press release
02/09/19
Maternity project beginning to bloom

Work on £25.2 million obstetric and neonatal facilities project at Glangwili Hospital progressing

Employees and patients celebrating charter
Employees and patients celebrating charter
13/08/19
Charter to ensure rights of people with learning disabilities signed

Pledge to do what they can to ensure people with learning disabilities have the same rights and choices as everyone else

New press release
New press release
01/08/19
Sexual health pilot scheme extended

Sexual health pilot project extended by Health Minister

Employees and patients celebrating
Employees and patients celebrating
09/07/19
Promoting the best start in life

Maternity services celebrate receiving the maternity stage three accreditation

Elly holiding flag on ward 10
Elly holiding flag on ward 10
05/07/19
Elly's Ward 10 Flag Appeal hits the £200,000 mark

Nine year old Elly Neville reaches fantastic milestone of £200,000

28/06/19
New Chair appointed at Hywel Dda University Health Board

New Chair of Hywel Dda University Health Board Maria Battle

26/06/19
Results sent to people screened for TB in Llwynhendy

Screening exercise carried out in Llwynhendy earlier this month identifies no new active cases of TB disease

New press release
New press release
12/06/19
Transformation projects to deliver a healthier mid and west Wales

Celebrations of one year since the publication of A Healthier Wales 

Child Superhero
Child Superhero
11/06/19
More staff vaccinated against flu than in any previous season

Congratulations to all the winners of the Hywel Dda Flu uptake awards for the 2018/19 influenza season. 

Welsh language speaker having blood pressure taken
Welsh language speaker having blood pressure taken
29/05/19
Preparation for introduction of Welsh Language Standards

Welsh Government's new Welsh Language Standards adopted by Hywel Dda

Visiting the area poster and camping
Visiting the area poster and camping
29/05/19
Visiting mid or west Wales? Know where to find NHS help!
New press release
New press release
24/05/19
Special thanks to volunteers

Celebrating this year's Volunteers Week by saying a big thank-you to our volunteers

stethoscope and mobile phone
stethoscope and mobile phone
23/05/19
Staff help cut waiting times for many operations by 100%

Staff praised for their remarkable achievement in helping to reduce waiting times

New press release
New press release
23/05/19
Lung cancer chest x-ray pilot launches

Residents in the Hywel Dda region who are experiencing symptoms that could be due to lung cancer will be able to access a new service

New press release
New press release
21/05/19
Smart way to access health information

Community pharmacies start using QR codes to share health advice and information with their patients

New press release
New press release
08/05/19
Shortage of Diabetes Specialist Nurses in NHS

Swansea University Medical School responds to training gap in the NHS

Trauma ward employees
Trauma ward employees
17/04/19
Trauma ward celebrates over 120 days without pressure ulcers

Busy trauma ward at Glangwili Hospital celebrates achieving over 100 days without hospital-acquired pressure damage.

Employees picking up their research award
Employees picking up their research award
04/04/19
National success for research team

Research celebrate award for valuable research delivery achievements to increase opportunities for patients and the public