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Extreme hot weather alert prompts urgent health advice for Powys residents
Yellow umbrella with bright sun and blue sky
Yellow umbrella with bright sun and blue sky

Powys Teaching Health Board is warning residents to take the extreme hot weather forecasts seriously and to plan well ahead to protect themselves and their loved ones from harm.  

15/07/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 18 July

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 11 July

15/07/2022
Changes to visiting arrangements following a rise in COVID-19 cases
Microscopic view of covid-19 on blue background
Microscopic view of covid-19 on blue background

With the increase in COVID infections in the community, Powys Teaching Health Board has taken the decision to strongly recommend that masks are worn in all public areas, including corridors, to reduce the spread of the virus. 

15/07/2022
Thank you to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society as the COVID Vaccination and Testing Centres move from the Showground
Members of staff at the Builth Wells Mass Vaccination Centre
Members of staff at the Builth Wells Mass Vaccination Centre

After 17 months and over 62000 vaccine doses the doors have closed at the COVID-19 vaccination centre at the Royal Welsh Showground.

13/07/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 11 July

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 11 July

08/07/2022
Powys Teaching Health Board reintroduces masks in clinical areas for patients, visitors and staff
04/07/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 4 July
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 20 June

01/07/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 27 June

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 27 June

24/06/2022
Top hospital cooks show off their skills in a battle of the puddings

Powys Teaching Health Board celebrates those who produce good food for their patients and staff

21/06/2022
Spring Booster Programme
21/06/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 20 June
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 20 June

17/06/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 13 June

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 13 June

10/06/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 6 June
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 9 May

03/06/2022
New COVID-19 guidance for visitors to Powys Teaching Health Board premises and community clinics
01/06/2022
Recruitment campaign for Knighton Community Hospital - May 2022

It has not yet been possible to re-open Panpwnton Ward due to insufficient registered nurse staffing.

31/05/2022
Progress update: Health & Care Academy - Health Care Support Worker Apprenticeships
7 female apprentices wearing masks and green scrubs with their thumbs up
7 female apprentices wearing masks and green scrubs with their thumbs up

Powys’s Health & Care Academy was established in 2021, its purpose to contribute to a Wales-wide response to increase local access to education, training and development across the health and social care sector, specifically focused on the workforce in Powys.

30/05/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 30 May

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 18 April

27/05/2022
Digital Discussion: Katelyn Falvey in conversation with The Open University in Wales

As part of The Open University in Wales‘s ‘Talent, it's Our Future' series, Powys Teaching Health Board's Head of Organisational Design and Workforce Transformation, Katelyn Falvey, discusses some of the career and development opportunities available through our Health and Care Academy.

23/05/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 23 May
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 9 May

20/05/2022
New Director of Public Health Announced
Photo of Mererid Bowley, Director of Public Health
Photo of Mererid Bowley, Director of Public Health

Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive of Powys Teaching Health Board has announced the appointment of Mererid Bowley as our new Director of Public Health.

17/05/2022