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Leaving no one behind for first dose vaccination

Please be aware that you may face a short wait before your first dose appointment

Volunteers Week 2021: Thank you to COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers

The vaccination programme in Powys would not have been possible without you.

Update on COVID-19 vaccination for under 18s

COVID-19 vaccination is not yet routinely available for under 18s in the UK

Update from Caereinion Medical Practice

Update on the development of the new surgery

Volunteers in Wrexham needed for world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Volunteers from within a 50-mile radius of Wrexham are now needed to take part in a new clinical trial to receive a third ‘booster’ COVID-19 vaccine.

Welsh Government funding to upgrade ultrasound machines in Powys

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

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.

Woramon and Omar developing NHS careers thanks to apprenticeships

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

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

COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Testing Hub

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

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.

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.

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

Consultation is taking place until 30 July 2021.

COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Powys Testing Service

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

100000 first doses delivered in Powys

Thank you to everyone who has made this possible

Share your views on satellite radiotherapy services at Nevill Hall Hospital

Have your say by 9 July 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.

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.

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

Growing numbers of people check their symptoms online
Man using laptop computer search on internet mobile
Man using laptop computer search on internet mobile

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