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Healthcare Science Animated CV highlights the true breadth of healthcare science

Healthcare scientists make up only 5% of the workforce, but are involved in 80% of all the clinical decisions made in the NHS - developing innovative, clinical and technological advancements.

05/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 2 August

No appointment necessary.

30/07/2021
Fancy getting active? Try walk and talk rugby!
Members of Welshpool
Members of Welshpool

Walk and Talk rugby sessions at Welshpool Rugby Club are going from strength to strength and are now calling for more people to get on the pitch.

29/07/2021
"Changing for the Future" in Swansea Bay University Health Board
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Information about the "Changing for the Future" engagement in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

26/07/2021
Drop-In Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 26 July

Was your first dose in Powys before 31 May 2021?

23/07/2021
Looking for a fresh start? Visit the Powys Health and Care Skills Hwb
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Image of care worked and patient

Anyone looking to start a new career in the health and social care sector in Powys, now has a single place to go for both training and support.

23/07/2021
Drop-In First Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 26 July

If you are 18 (or will be 18 by 31 October) you can drop in to our mass vaccination centres for your first dose. 

23/07/2021
More locations to collect COVID-19 tests in Powys

COVID-19 testing availability in Powys will be boosted from Monday 26th July with lateral flow devices available for collection from more locations across the county.

23/07/2021
Foodwise for life inspires Caribbean food business
Johnal Simpson stood outside food truck
Johnal Simpson stood outside food truck

A man from Newtown has been inspired to lose weight and start a new Caribbean food business thanks to a NHS Wales weight management programme called Foodwise for Life.

21/07/2021
Mobile Testing Units move to Knighton and Hay-on-Wye

Mobile testing units for people with symptoms move on 21 July

21/07/2021
COVID-19 Vaccination: JCVI announcement on vaccinating Children & Young People

More detail on vaccination for certain people aged 12-17 is expected soon.

19/07/2021
Drop-In COVID vaccination first dose sessions

Drop-in first dose COVID-19 Vaccination appointments are available this week

19/07/2021
Online Q&A with Carol Shillabeer

A chance to watch our Online Q&A with Carol Shillabeer again.

16/07/2021
Stroke survivors invited to play golf

A project in Powys is encouraging people who have survived a stroke to try golf or return to the game they love.

15/07/2021
Update on European Travel from the Welsh Health Minister

The EMA has authorised Vaxzevria and we are confident that travel should not be affected.

13/07/2021
NHS COVID Pass

Take advantage of the NHS COVID Pass to show your travel vaccination status.

13/07/2021
Newtown: Wales COVID hotspot

Residents in Newtown are being urged to access COVID testing as the town has become a COVID hotspot.

13/07/2021
Urgent call for people to come forward for COVID testing in Newtown and surrounding areas
Text graphic: COVID cases are rising in Newtown. Get tested now even if you have no symptoms.
Text graphic: COVID cases are rising in Newtown. Get tested now even if you have no symptoms.

Following a sharp rise in COVID cases in Newtown over the past few days Powys Teaching Health Board and Powys County Council are reopening the Asymptomatic Testing Centre at the Park Street Day Centre in Newtown from Saturday 10 July.

09/07/2021
PTHB offering drop-in vaccination session – no appointment needed

As part of our ‘Leave no one behind’ policy on COVID vaccination, Powys Teaching Health Board will be offering a first-dose drop-in vaccination session in Newtown on Friday 9 July.

07/07/2021
48% increase in the number of smokers seeking support to quit during pandemic
Cartoon graphic - four people with text - are you ready to break free from cigarettes?
Cartoon graphic - four people with text - are you ready to break free from cigarettes?

During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a 48% increase in the number of smokers seeking support to quit using the free NHS service, Help Me Quit.

06/07/2021