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The August edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter is now available

Read our newsletter online or download our pdf.

13/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 16 August

Drop-in vaccination clinics week commencing 16 August.

12/08/2021
Free NHS programme helping Powys people to lose weight

Powys Teaching Health Board is encouraging people with a body mass index (BMI) of over 25 to sign up for an online weight management programme.

12/08/2021
First Powys Health and Care Academy students take up work placements
Powys Health and Care Academy Kickstart Scheme student Rhys Warburton.
Powys Health and Care Academy Kickstart Scheme student Rhys Warburton.

The first recruits to the new Powys Health and Care Academy have begun their work placements. They will be supporting community Mental Health services in Newtown and Welshpool.

11/08/2021
Is it a Stroke? Think FAST

Face. Arms. Speech. Time.

11/08/2021
Living with dementia? You're encouraged to get your wiggle on
Older couple sat on sofa waving at laptop screen
Older couple sat on sofa waving at laptop screen

Those living with dementia in Powys – and their carers – are being encouraged to “get their wiggle on” by Dementia Matters in Powys and the Powys Teaching Health Board.

11/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - 11 & 12 August

Drop-in vaccination clinics to take place on 11 & 12 August. 

10/08/2021
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
Image of care worked and patient
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