Skip to main content

Health Board News

Coronavirus Testing Units open 7 days a week to protect communities from new variant of the virus

Powys residents aged 70+, including vulnerable people and frontline health and care staff have passed 33,000 vaccinations, a significant milestone for the mass vaccination programme.

09/02/2021
Our latest weekly COVID-19 vaccination newsletter is now available to read online and download
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Our weekly COVID-19 vaccination newsletter keeps you updated on progress and challenges to deliver COVID-19 vaccination in Powys.

09/02/2021
70 or over and not received your vaccination invitation?

Get in touch if you are aged 70 or over and have not received your invitation for COVID-19 vaccination.

09/02/2021
Vaccination Heroes: Facilities Teams

Our latest Vaccination Heroes are the members of our Facilities Teams who provide a vital role in the cleaning and running of our centres.

08/02/2021
Changes to Reserve List arrangements

Our reserve list arrangements have changed in response to user feedback.

05/02/2021
Private and Self-employed Regulated Healthcare Professionals in Powys

If you are a private or self-employed regulated healthcare professional providing intimate care for people in Priority Groups 1-9 you may be eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination now.

05/02/2021
Improving your experience of COVID-19 vaccination in Powys

Share your feedback so that we can continue to improve your experience of COVID-19 vaccination in Powys.

02/02/2021
Time To Talk: Online therapy service helps people manage mental health during winter lockdown

More than 4,800 people have signed up for SilverCloud Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy since it launched across Wales in September.

02/02/2021
More than 300 sign up to help out at 'capital of volunteering's' mass vaccination centres

An army of volunteers is helping to make sure everything runs smoothly at Powys’ three mass vaccination centres.

02/02/2021
Fourth edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter now available

The fourth edition of the health board's weekly newsletter on COVID-19 vaccination is now available.

01/02/2021
Swift action to reorganise vaccine appointments following cold chain issue in local GP practice
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

The health board and a local GP practice have taken swift action following a cold chain issue affected vaccine availability.

01/02/2021
Beware of vaccine scams

Health chiefs and police forces across the country are urging people to be alert for vaccine scams.

01/02/2021
Mass Vaccination Centres are CLOSED on Saturday 30 January

With a YELLOW warning of snow affecting the whole of Powys, our vaccination centres will be closed today.

30/01/2021
New Call Centre Partnership with Powys County Council improves service for COVID-19 vaccination patients

A new call centre partnership with Powys County Council is helping to improve the booking services for people requesting COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys.

29/01/2021
Snow Alert: Changes to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments at Mass Vaccination Centres

With snow forecast for the whole of Powys on Saturday we are taking steps to bring forward appointments for COVID-19 vaccination in our mass vaccination centres.

29/01/2021
Mobile Testing Units move to Machynlleth and Knighton as part of rolling programme

The rotation of mobile testing units across Powys continues with both units moving to two new locations in Machynlleth and Knighton from Monday 1 February.

27/01/2021
Vaccination Heroes: Estates Team

Our Estates Team is the latest team to be spotlighted in our Vaccination Heroes series.

26/01/2021
COVID vaccinations by GPs

Today sees the launch of COVID vaccinations at your local GP practice in Powys.

26/01/2021
Third edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter now available

The third edition of the health board's weekly newsletter on COVID-19 vaccination is now available.

25/01/2021
Online Q&A Event on COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys on 3 February

An online Q&A Event on COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys will take place on 3 February with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

23/01/2021