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Carl Cooper has been appointed as Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board
28/09/2022
WHSSC 10-year Specialised Service Strategy

Have your say by 22 December 2022.

27/09/2022
Powys Teaching Health Board encourages vaccination as flu expected to be a major public health issue in Wales this winter

Public Health experts are expecting a significant flu season this winter for the first time since the pandemic.

27/09/2022
Meeting of the Board on 28 September 2022
23/09/2022
Seeking your views on changes to Stroke Services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Information about changes to stroke services in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

20/09/2022
Join us as Head of Midwifery and Sexual Health Services

Apply by 16 October 2022.

14/09/2022
Changes to services on Monday 19 September 2022
13/09/2022
Advice and Support during the period of National Mourning
09/09/2022
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022
08/09/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 29 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 29 August

26/08/2022
Public urged to stay hydrated after drought declared across South and Mid Wales
26/08/2022
Community Led Nursing Recruitment Open Day - Knighton Hospital
Cartoon graphic of four nurses, two male and two female
Cartoon graphic of four nurses, two male and two female

Powys Teaching Health Board are working towards recruiting Registered Nurses and Health Care Support Workers to reopen Panpwnton Ward in early 2023. 

26/08/2022
Nursing and Health Care Support Worker Recruitment Open Days

Join us in Machynlleth (13 September), Llanidloes (15 September), Welshpool (28 September) and Newtown (19 October).

25/08/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 22 August

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 22 August

19/08/2022
Update on strategic review of EMRTS / Air Ambulance
19/08/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 15 August

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 15 August

12/08/2022
Chair and vice chairs elected to Powys Regional Partnership Board
Powys RPB Vice Chair – Cllr Sian Cox, Powys County Council’s Cabinet Member for a Caring Powys; Powys RPB Chair – Carl Cooper, Chief Executive of PAVO; Powys RPB Vice Chair – Kirsty Williams, Vice Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board.
Powys RPB Vice Chair – Cllr Sian Cox, Powys County Council’s Cabinet Member for a Caring Powys; Powys RPB Chair – Carl Cooper, Chief Executive of PAVO; Powys RPB Vice Chair – Kirsty Williams, Vice Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board.

Carl Cooper has been elected as the Chair of Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB). 

10/08/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 8 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 8 August

05/08/2022
Computer system outage affecting 111 and out-of-hours GP
Blue tannoy depicting an announcement 
Blue tannoy depicting an announcement 

There is a major outage of a computer system that is used to refer patients from NHS 111 Wales to out-of-hours GP providers. This system is used by Local Health Boards to coordinate these services for patients. The ongoing outage is significant and has been far reaching, impacting each of the four nations in the UK.

05/08/2022
Phone first before attending a Minor Injury Unit in Powys
Close-up of male doctor bandaging a hand
Close-up of male doctor bandaging a hand

Powys Minor Injuries Units can treat adults and children aged 2+ with injuries that are not critical or life-threatening. Please call before you visit our Minor Injuries Units.

03/08/2022