Cardigan Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) re-opens to patients from Monday 25 January 2021
Welcome to the second edition of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Vaccine Bulletin.
The winter months usher in an avalanche of illnesses that can target the whole family. Help us to Help you this winter - please use your local pharmacist when it comes to seeking treatment for your winter illnesses rather than contacting your GP or attending A&E.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is supporting a national effort to deliver the largest vaccination programme Wales has ever seen, which involves building an infrastructure from the ground-up.
We are delighted to announce the immediate re-opening of Llandovery Community Hospital (LCH) with patients being transferred to the hospital this week.
Welcome to the first edition of our vaccine bulletin. This weekly update will provide up-to-date information on the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme across the three counties.
Many of the elderly patients that come into hospital via an ambulance do not have anything with them – no clothes or any way of contacting their relatives, according to Hywel Dda University Health Board.
Our over 80s population in Hywel Dda have started to receive vaccinations to protect them against COVID-19 as the first Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines have been delivered by GP practices in west Wales this week
Ysbyty Enfys Carreg Las field hospital in Pembrokeshire is now operational and accepting patients.
A new online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service for young people in mid and west Wales has been launched by Hywel Dda University Health Board.
More people in the Hywel Dda area will start to be called in for COVID-19 vaccinations as a result of recent news that the new Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has been approved for use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Hywel Dda UHB has temporarily closed the Minor Injuries Unit in Cardigan to redeploy clinical staff to support the COVID 19 response.
It is with great sadness that Hywel Dda University Health Board confirms the recent death of Mrs Carol Cotterell, Assistant Director of Nursing based at Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, on 13th December 2020.
Sharon Geggus, a community midwife from Llanelli is home for the holidays after a three month battle with coronavirus.
Visiting in our hospitals continues to be restricted over the Christmas and New Year period.
Two of our field hospitals have been highly praised by Health Inspectorate Wales in a recently published report.
Will Jones, aged 17 from Carmarthen, was presented with a national #TeenHero award by BBC Radio 1’s Greg James.
A former nurse from Aberystwyth has hailed the “miracle” heart procedure she received at Bronglais Hospital, which has put her firmly back on her feet with just days to go before Christmas.
With Christmas fast approaching and Covid 19 cases on the rise, people are being urged to visit their local pharmacist for minor conditions rather than contacting their GP or attending an accident and emergency department.