An additional mass vaccination centre will open at the United Counties Showground in Carmarthen on Monday 8 March 2021 to support the delivery of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s COVID-19 vaccination programme.
Dialysis patients attending Bronglais, Glangwili and Withybush hospitals are among the first in-centre dialysis patients to receive their COVID-19 vaccine in the UK.
In celebration of St. David’s Day, Hywel Dda University Health Board are holding a week of Welsh language activities for staff to enjoy, including the launch of its new Bilingual Skills Policy.
One of Hywel Dda UHB’s own workforce received an extra special phone call this week from His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge.
Thanks to the amazing efforts of vaccination teams and GP practices across Hywel Dda, we can confirm that we have met the first vaccination milestone.
Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is thanking the many partner organisations and people who have helped implement the COVID-19 vaccination programme – the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is supporting a national study which aims to understand how the ongoing pandemic has impacted on the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people across Wales.
Hywel Dda University Health Board’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is on schedule to offer a vaccine to everyone in priority groups 1 to 4 by Monday 15 February.
Hywel Dda University Health Board can confirm that despite improvements in the rate of COVID-19 infections across our community in recent weeks, we continue to manage a significant number of patients at Glangwili General Hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19 and we are taking additional measures to protect patients and help prevent further spread of the virus.
Work on new neonatal facilities at Glangwili Hospital, part of £25.2 million maternity improvements at the hospital, has continued throughout the pandemic with the new Special Care Baby Unit set to open later this year.
In response to confirmed COVID-19 vaccine supplies for the coming week, people who are shielding and have not already been offered an appointment by their GPs will now be invited to receive their vaccination at a mass vaccination centre, Hywel Dda University Health has confirmed.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is asking people in vaccine priority groups 1 to 3 to get in touch as soon as possible if they have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.