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Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 7 March

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 7 March

04/03/2022
Councillors and Health Board to consider plans for new health and wellbeing campus in central Newtown

Powys County Council’s Cabinet and Powys Teaching Health Board are to consider the draft Strategic Outline Case (SOC) for the multi-agency health and wellbeing campus in the centre of Newtown.

28/02/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 28 February
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 28 February

25/02/2022
Need For Powys Befrienders Has Soared Since Covid
Powys Befriending Service group at 23 Social in Newtown
Powys Befriending Service group at 23 Social in Newtown

More volunteers are needed as the number of people seeking support from the Powys Befriending Service has risen by more than 233% since the start of the pandemic.

23/02/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 21 February

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 21 February

18/02/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 14 February
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 14 February

11/02/2022
Covid Changes

Powys residents are being urged to remain on their guard for COVID-19 despite a reduction in county cases and the further easing of national restrictions.

11/02/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 7 February
Row of COVID 19 vaccine vials
Row of COVID 19 vaccine vials

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 7 February

04/02/2022
Free Exercise Classes For People With Arthritis

In a bid to keep people moving, a national charity is offering free exercise classes for people in Powys living with arthritis and other conditions.

01/02/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 31 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 31 January

28/01/2022
Former Welsh Government Minister appointed to senior Powys health role

Powys Teaching Health Board has confirmed the appointment of Kirsty Williams CBE as its new Vice Chair.

25/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 24 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 24 January

21/01/2022
North Powys Mass Vaccination Centre moving to Park Street in Newtown
Newtown Mass Vaccination Centre
Newtown Mass Vaccination Centre

Next month will see the end of a year-long vaccination partnership between Freedom Leisure and Powys Teaching Health Board.

18/01/2022
7 New Year's Resolutions to Consider In 2022
Clair Swales, who has made the New Year’s Resolution to cut her drinking, with mountains in the background
Clair Swales, who has made the New Year’s Resolution to cut her drinking, with mountains in the background

As the challenges of Covid-19 continue into 2022, the NHS remains open and is still here to help. But health professionals from across Powys are encouraging people to make some small changes to improve their health and wellbeing.

17/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 17 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 17 January

14/01/2022
PCR testing for clinically vulnerable people

Booking a PCR test remains essential for clinically vulnerable people, explains Stuart Bourne, Director of Public Health.  

13/01/2022
Could you help ease the pressure as a hospital support volunteer?
An elderly patient in a hospital accompanied by a volunteer
An elderly patient in a hospital accompanied by a volunteer

Volunteers are wanted to help support patients in five Powys hospitals at Bronllys, Welshpool, Llandrindod Wells, Machynlleth and Llanidloes.

11/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 10 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 10 January

07/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 3 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 3 January

30/12/2021
All visitors to undertake Lateral flow tests prior to visiting inpatient settings / birthing centres

We appreciate the importance of visiting your loved ones and under the current circumstances one visitor (a family member or friend) is permitted to visit and guidance is outlined below.

24/12/2021