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Powys Teaching Health Board issues stings and bites advice
Wasp on can of drink
Wasp on can of drink

Nurses in Powys are issuing advice on how to treat insect bites and stings after swarms of people have contacted Minor Injury Units across the county.

02/09/2021
JCVI advice offering further vaccinations to individuals who are severely immunosuppressed
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Please wait to be contacted by your health board or hospital specialist.

02/09/2021
Patients are positive about video consultations

There is growing confidence among patients in Wales when it comes to video consultations, according to the latest findings published by TEC Cymru.

25/08/2021
More smokers quit during COVID

The number of smokers seeking help to quit in Powys has risen significantly since the start of the Covid 19 pandemic.

25/08/2021
Drop-In First Dose COVID Vaccination Clinic Welshpool 4 September
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

We are running a one-off drop-in vaccination session in Welshpool on Saturday 4 September.

25/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 23 & 30 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 23 & 30 August

20/08/2021
North Powys programme sets out 'integrated model of care and wellbeing'

A vision for health and wellbeing has been published by the North Powys Wellbeing Programme after listening to residents’ views.

18/08/2021
Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 14 September 2021

You are invited to an online event with Carol Shillabeer from 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

16/08/2021
The August edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter is now available
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Read our newsletter online or download our pdf.

13/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 16 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week commencing 16 August.

12/08/2021
Free NHS programme helping Powys people to lose weight

Powys Teaching Health Board is encouraging people with a body mass index (BMI) of over 25 to sign up for an online weight management programme.

12/08/2021
First Powys Health and Care Academy students take up work placements
Powys Health and Care Academy Kickstart Scheme student Rhys Warburton.
Powys Health and Care Academy Kickstart Scheme student Rhys Warburton.

The first recruits to the new Powys Health and Care Academy have begun their work placements. They will be supporting community Mental Health services in Newtown and Welshpool.

11/08/2021
Is it a Stroke? Think FAST

Face. Arms. Speech. Time.

11/08/2021
Living with dementia? You're encouraged to get your wiggle on
Older couple sat on sofa waving at laptop screen
Older couple sat on sofa waving at laptop screen

Those living with dementia in Powys – and their carers – are being encouraged to “get their wiggle on” by Dementia Matters in Powys and the Powys Teaching Health Board.

11/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - 11 & 12 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics to take place on 11 & 12 August. 

10/08/2021
Healthcare Science Animated CV highlights the true breadth of healthcare science

Healthcare scientists make up only 5% of the workforce, but are involved in 80% of all the clinical decisions made in the NHS - developing innovative, clinical and technological advancements.

05/08/2021
Drop-In First and Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 2 August
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

No appointment necessary.

30/07/2021
Fancy getting active? Try walk and talk rugby!
Members of Welshpool
Members of Welshpool

Walk and Talk rugby sessions at Welshpool Rugby Club are going from strength to strength and are now calling for more people to get on the pitch.

29/07/2021
"Changing for the Future" in Swansea Bay University Health Board
People stacking hands together in the park
People stacking hands together in the park

Information about the "Changing for the Future" engagement in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

26/07/2021
Drop-In Second Dose COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 26 July
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Was your first dose in Powys before 31 May 2021?

23/07/2021