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Welsh Government funding to upgrade ultrasound machines in Powys

£350k investment will upgrade ultrasound equipment in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown and Welshpool

03/06/2021
More locations to collect COVID-19 tests in Powys

COVID-19 testing availability in Powys will be boosted from Monday (June 7) with lateral flow devices available for collection from libraries in the county.

03/06/2021
Woramon and Omar developing NHS careers thanks to apprenticeships

The Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme is supporting our staff here in PTHB.

01/06/2021
Our 1 June COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter is now available
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Stay up-to-date with our vaccination programme in Powys

01/06/2021
COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Testing Hub

Our Testing Hub has played a vital role in the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

29/05/2021
Rapid COVID-19 testing centre for people without symptoms comes to Newtown during June

A new rapid testing service for people without COVID-19 symptoms is coming to Newtown for four weeks from 7 June.

29/05/2021
Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 9 June 2021

An online Q&A Event will take place on 9 June with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

29/05/2021
Have your say on the draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment by 30 July 2021

Consultation is taking place until 30 July 2021.

28/05/2021
COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Powys Testing Service

Thank you to all the heroes delivering the COVID-19 Testing Service in Powys.

27/05/2021
100000 first doses delivered in Powys

Thank you to everyone who has made this possible

21/05/2021
Share your views on satellite radiotherapy services at Nevill Hall Hospital

Have your say by 9 July 2021.

20/05/2021
Mobile Testing Units return to Machynlleth and Ystradgynlais from Monday 24 May

COVID testing is available at Y Plas and at Ystradgynlais Rugby Club.

20/05/2021
Book yourself a Pfizer/BioNTech appointment in Newtown on the morning of Thursday 20 May

If you are 18+ you can book a Pfizer/BioNTech first dose vaccination appointment in Newtown this week.

19/05/2021
Launch of Back to Community Life resources to help people after COVID-19

The ‘Back to Community Life’ resources will be shared with communities across Wales so they can coordinate their own project.

19/05/2021
Getting a vaccine certificate for international travel
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Information from Welsh Government about getting a vaccine certificate for international travel

18/05/2021
Growing numbers of people check their symptoms online

More people than ever before are confident to use the NHS 111 Wales website to check their symptoms online.

17/05/2021
Work with us, not against us, say emergency workers after rise in assaults

Assaults on emergency workers in Wales are on the rise, new data has revealed.

17/05/2021
Cancer pilots to co-ordinate care and support launched in Powys

Four pilot projects are getting underway in Powys to test out who is best placed to co-ordinate the needs of a person living with cancer during key points in their cancer pathway from diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

17/05/2021
Do you use hospital services in Ceredigion or Carmarthenshire?

Building a healthier future following COVID-19: Have your say on the next steps for hospital services in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.

14/05/2021
Update on Knighton Community Hospital from Carol Shillabeer

Powys Teaching Health Board remains fully committed to the provision of high quality services for the people of Knighton and east Radnorshire.

14/05/2021