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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
A Powys mum has shared her COVID vaccination story

COVID vaccination is available during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

02/07/2021
More than 7000 online appointments have taken place in Powys over the last 12 months through the NHS Wales video consulting service

Patients in Powys can access their GP, dentist, pharmacist or optician safely through virtual appointments

02/07/2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Heroes: Powys Contact Tracing Team

Members of the Contract Tracing Team have been working as part of the county’s Vaccination Booking Team.

01/07/2021
Annual General Meeting of Powys Teaching Health Board

The Annual General Meeting of Powys Teaching Health Board will take place at 2pm on 28 July 2021.

01/07/2021
Local residents have helped to create a new vision for improving health and wellbeing in Powys

Powys Teaching Health Board and Powys County Council, on behalf of the Powys Regional Partnership Board, are pleased to share the new ‘Integrated Model of Care and Wellbeing in Powys’. 

29/06/2021
£64 million funding to back UK-wide plan to strengthen clinical research delivery

Patients across the UK will benefit from a super-charged clinical research system, backed by over £64 million of dedicated investment, which will save lives across the country. 

28/06/2021
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust Launch Innovative Ecotherapy Project in direct partnership with Powys Teaching Health Board and Cardiff Met University

The ‘Wild Skills Wild Spaces’ (WSWS) team from Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust met at Llyn Coed y Dinas’ on 26th May to exhibit a brand new ecotherapy programme aimed at adults and young people who may be struggling with their mental health. Ecotherapy is the term given to a range of activities and treatments that reconnect people with nature and the environment, in order to improve health and wellbeing.   

28/06/2021
Be part of developing a Weight Management Service in Powys

Take part in the virtual focus group with those involved in transforming Weight Management Services in Powys and voice your thoughts, feelings, attitudes and ideas of developing this service.

25/06/2021
Welsh Government announces £15 million for major upgrade at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital, Machynlleth

Plans to improve health and social care by developing a new community ‘hub’ in Machynlleth are under way following approval of £15million capital funding from Welsh Government.

22/06/2021
"Get Tested to Stop the Spread" is the Minister's message at Newtown COVID-19 testing centre

Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan visited Newtown on Thursday in her first official engagement in the county since taking on her new role.

18/06/2021
Responses to virtual clinics showcased in heart-warming video
A collage of photos with people with their thumbs up
A collage of photos with people with their thumbs up

Tec Cymru asked people to add an image to describe an emotion that shows how they felt about using Attend Anywhere over the last year.

17/06/2021
Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 14 July 2021

An online Q&A Event will take place on 14 July with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

16/06/2021
Regional Partnership Board is pressing ahead with plans for Powys Health and Care Academy
Basil Webb Hall, Bronllys Hospital
Basil Webb Hall, Bronllys Hospital

Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB) is pressing ahead with plans for a new health and care academy for the county.

14/06/2021