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Have your say: The Future of the Specialist Hearing Implant Device Services in South Wales

Have your say by 14 February 2023

04/01/2023
Q&A Briefing with Carol Shillabeer on 12 January 2023
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green text graphic with white q&a letters

Join our Q&A session online.

03/01/2023
Dental Services In Brecon
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female patient lying with open wide mouth while male dentist operates on teeth

Powys Teaching Health Board is delighted to announce a new contract for the provision of NHS dental services in Brecon following the takeover of the former MyDentist surgery in the town.

The new owner is in the process of recruiting a new team with the intention of offering NHS service provision once they have a full team. 

In the interim the provider will be offering urgent dental care and prioritised dental treatment.  Please be patient during this interim period.

Please accept our apologies that we are not yet in a position to offer General Dental Services at this practice.

03/01/2023
Public urged to Help Us Help You as pressures on health and care services continue

Find out how you can help and stay safe during this busy period.

03/01/2023
"We must all do what we can to relieve pressure on the NHS", as services face record demand

The Chief Executive of the Welsh NHS, Judith Paget, has urged people to do what they can to relieve pressure on the NHS.

30/12/2022
New Year's Eve message from PTHB and Welsh Ambulance Service

We are asking the public to stay safe and use 999 responsibly this New Year’s Eve.

29/12/2022
Significant demand on the NHS 111 Wales service

It is more important than ever that people visit https://111.wales.nhs.uk/ 

27/12/2022
COVID-19 Autumn Booster Drop-in Clinics - week beginning 2 January

COVID 19 Autumn Boosters are available on a drop-in basis for Powys patients aged 50+ and for frontline health and care workers at our COVID 19 vaccination centres in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells and Bronllys.

23/12/2022
COVID-19 Autumn Booster Drop-in Clinics - week beginning 26 December

COVID 19 Autumn Boosters are available on a drop-in basis for Powys patients aged 50+ and for frontline health and care workers at our COVID 19 vaccination centres in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells and Bronllys.

21/12/2022
Health experts remind public of dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning

Public Health Wales are reminding people of the simple actions they need to take to prevent Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning in the home.

20/12/2022
Mains Water Supply Issues are affecting NHS Services in Llandrindod Wells

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

19/12/2022
Powys residents advised to plan ahead and order repeat prescriptions ahead of Christmas time
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Pharmacist serving senior man in pharmacy explaining medication

Make sure you plan ahead and order your repeat prescriptions in time. That’s the message from the Powys Teaching Health Board as we approach Christmas.

16/12/2022
Attractive new offer for dental trainees set to improve dental care in Powys

This new package includes benefits such as a £5,000+ rural living grant.

16/12/2022
COVID-19 Autumn Booster Drop-in Clinics - week beginning 19 December

COVID 19 Autumn Boosters are available on a drop-in basis for Powys patients aged 50+ and for frontline health and care workers at our COVID 19 vaccination centres in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells and Bronllys.

16/12/2022
Update on development of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and Wales Air Ambulance Charity (14 December 2022)

The NHS Wales Emergency Ambulance Services Committee has published a third briefing for stakeholders on the development of Air Ambulance services,

15/12/2022
Understanding the symptoms of iGAS and Scarlet Fever

Information about Strep A infection including iGAS and Scarlet Fever

15/12/2022
Health Board's Commitment to Biodiversity set out in Section 6 Report
15/12/2022
Update from Powys County Council: Warm Spaces Directory Launched

Powys County Council’s Warm Spaces Directory is made up of libraries, community centres, churches and other places that are opening their doors to anyone who needs them.

09/12/2022
COVID-19 Autumn Booster Drop-in Clinics - week beginning 12 December

COVID 19 Autumn Boosters are available on a drop-in basis for Powys patients aged 50+ and for frontline health and care workers at our COVID 19 vaccination centres in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells and Bronllys.

09/12/2022
Health board calls on all eligible individuals to take up their free Influenza and COVID-19 vaccines
06/12/2022