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Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) in Cardigan temporarily closure

Hywel Dda UHB has temporarily closed the Minor Injuries Unit in Cardigan to redeploy clinical staff to support the COVID 19 response.

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Health Board pays tribute to inspirational nurse leader

It is with great sadness that we confirm the recent death of Mrs Carol Cotterell, Assistant Director of Nursing, on 13th December 2020.

Community Midwife home for Christmas after 85 day battle with COVID-19

Sharon Geggus, a community midwife from Llanelli is home for the holidays after a three month battle with coronavirus.

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Hospital visiting restrictions

Visiting in our hospitals continues to be restricted over the Christmas and New Year period.

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HIW praise for field hospitals

Two of our field hospitals have been highly praised by Health Inspectorate Wales in a recently published report.

Local health care apprentice scoops national Teen Hero award

Will Jones, aged 17 from Carmarthen, was presented with a national #TeenHero award by BBC Radio 1’s Greg James.

99-year-old ready for Christmas following heart procedure

A former nurse from Aberystwyth has hailed the “miracle” heart procedure she received at Bronglais Hospital.

Think pharmacy first this festive season

With Christmas fast approaching and COVID-19 cases on the rise, people are being urged to visit their local pharmacist for minor conditions.

Health Board to launch additional measures to cope with demand

In recent weeks our hospitals have consistently been operating at the highest levels of emergency pressure escalation.

Pilot of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out begins in Hywel Dda University Health Board

The first care home residents in west Wales have received the COVID-19 vaccine as part of a phased and careful roll-out to care homes.

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The darkest hour is before the dawn

Organisations at the frontline of the response to COVID-19 have warned that our communities are in the eye of the storm.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
COVID-19 patients isolated at St Non's ward

A number of patients at St Non’s adult mental health ward have been isolated after testing positive for COVID-19.

Testing to be provided more locally to Keep Ceredigion Safe

Tests for people with COVID-19 symptoms will be available to book in Lampeter from today (10 December 2020).

Health Board appeals for public support to alleviate pressure on hospitals

Appeal for public support as hospitals operate under extreme pressure.

History made across Hywel Dda as staff among first in the world to receive Covid vaccine

History is being made as patient-facing staff from across the Health Board are among the first in the world to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

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Thanking our school vaccinators

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.

COVID-19 vaccine announcement – Hywel Dda UHB update

Making the final preparations to deliver our mass vaccination programme following Wednesday’s announcement.

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Temporary transfer of patients from Llandovery Community Hospital to Amman Valley Hospital

Transfer of all patients currently being treated at Llandovery Community Hospital, in Llandovery, to Amman Valley Hospital, in Ammanford.

Abuse of NHS staff totally unacceptable, say health board

Hywel Dda University Health Board has strongly condemned the behaviour of those members of the public who abuse NHS staff.