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Updates to the UK Vaccination Programme on 29 November 2021
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

New recommendations from the JCVI have been adopted by Welsh Government.

30/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 29 November
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 29 November

28/11/2021
New Car Park for Brecon Hospital

Breconshire War Memorial Hospital is to get a new car park, bringing an extra 70 spaces, following £1.6million investment from Welsh Government and charitable sources.

26/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 22 November
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 22 November

18/11/2021
New guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for 16-17 year olds and people aged 40+
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published new guidance on COVID-19 vaccination.

15/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 15 November
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 15 November

12/11/2021
COVID testing kit success to be repeated
Three members of Powys
Three members of Powys

Following the successful distribution of COVID testing kits at supermarkets last month, the Test Trace Protect team will again be distributing COVID tests at supermarkets over the next couple of weeks.

10/11/2021
Tree safety works at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital

A safety and condition survey has been completed of a single beech tree within the car park of Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital, Machynlleth.

10/11/2021
Are you registered with Wylcwm Street or Llandrindod Wells Medical Practice?
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Temporary arrangements whilst the Showground vaccination centre is closed for the Winter Fair.

09/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 8 November
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 8 November

05/11/2021
Welsh Nursing Care Record – Llandrindod Wells 'Go Live' - 1st November 2021
Linda Hamer, first nurse to use a digital nursing care record in Llandrindod Wells sits at table with tablet
Linda Hamer, first nurse to use a digital nursing care record in Llandrindod Wells sits at table with tablet

Welsh Nursing Care Record is transforming nursing documentation by digitising forms, allowing nurses to use the latest tablet based technology instead of paper forms.

05/11/2021
The latest edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter (1 November) is now available
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Read our newsletter online or download our pdf.

31/10/2021
Planning under way for Royal Welsh Winter Fair
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

The COVID-19 vaccination centre will close for two weeks for the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

31/10/2021
Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 16 November 2021

You are invited to an online event with Carol Shillabeer from 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesday 16 November 2021.

31/10/2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Booking Hub Update

We are updating the telephone system for our COVID-19 vaccination booking hub.

30/10/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 1 November
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 1 November

29/10/2021
Ystradgynlais COVID testing unit temporarily closed due to vandalism - 28 October

Ystradgynlais COVID testing unit has re-opened following a temporary closure due to vandalism.

28/10/2021
Pioneering Powys Ecotherapy Programme Wins National Award
Wild Skills Wild Spaces Community Reserves Officer Eurig Joniver teaching participants about plants at the MWT Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve
Wild Skills Wild Spaces Community Reserves Officer Eurig Joniver teaching participants about plants at the MWT Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust’s trailblazing health and wellbeing project, Wild Skills Wild Spaces (WSWS), has attracted national acclaim with a prestigious NHS Forest 2021 Award for Engaging People with Nature.

28/10/2021
Powys Teaching Health Board and Freedom Leisure have agreed to continue their partnership in support of the county's COVID-19 vaccination programme until the end of 2021.

The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Powys has been one of the most successful in the whole of the UK. Already 91% of adults have received their first dose and 88.8% have received their second dose. These are the highest rates of any health board in Wales.

22/10/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 25 October
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 25 October

22/10/2021