Skip to main content

Press releases

30/09/2020
Walk-in testing now available for Aberystwyth

From Wednesday 30 September 2020, people in Aberystwyth with symptoms of COVID-19 can access testing (through a booked appointment) via a temporary walk-in facility in the town.

30/09/2020
EIP team reaches final of Advancing Healthcare Awards 2020

A big congratulations to the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) team for becoming a finalist in the Advancing Healthcare Awards 2020 for their work on the Employment Support Project.

New press release
New press release
28/09/2020
Health board provides assurance to local residents following Llanelli lockdown restrictions

Following the introduction of temporary lockdown measures in the Llanelli area the health board is moving to reassure local communities that they can still access hospital and community healthcare services, including urgent care.

25/09/2020
New local restrictions for large area of Llanelli
24/09/2020
Launch of NHS COVID-19 app in Wales and England

The NHS COVID-19 app launches on 24th September across Wales and England and will be an important way to help keep Wales safe.

New press release
New press release
23/09/2020
Llanelli residents urged to get tested if they have Covid 19 symptoms

In response to the rise in coronavirus cases in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire County Council and Hywel Dda University Health Board are urging the residents to get tested if they have Covid-19 symptoms – high temperature, a loss of or change to sense of smell or taste, or a new and continuous cough.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
18/09/2020
Face coverings required at all Hywel Dda hospitals and health care facilities

The Welsh Government has made it a legal requirement for face coverings to be worn in all indoor public places. As such, Hywel Dda Health Board has introduced new measures in order to keep visitors, patients, and staff safe.

Hywel Dda COVID update
Hywel Dda COVID update
14/09/2020
Public Health Wales statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Public Health Wales regrets to announce that there has been a data breach involving the personally identifiable data of Welsh residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

14/09/2020
Are you eligible for a free flu vaccine this winter?

Protecting your health and the health of those around you is more important than ever and getting your flu vaccine is a key part of this.

11/09/2020
Partners working to support national problems with booking COVID tests

Whilst there are some problems across the UK in the booking of local COVID-19 tests; Hywel Dda University Health Board is assuring people that local tests are being carried out in all three counties.

11/09/2020
Crimestoppers asks residents to be vigilant to organised crime and speak up to stop exploitation

The charity Crimestoppers is today launching a fresh campaign across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to highlight the issue of organised crime and is asking for your help by reporting any information about suspected criminal activity anonymously.