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Time to Quit Smoking? "It'll never happen to me" – Paul's story.
Image of Paul and a member of the Smoking Cessation Team
Image of Paul and a member of the Smoking Cessation Team

Paul successfully gave up smoking recently after getting support from Help Me Quit. You too can access this support and successfully quit smoking for good! 

29/12/2023
EMRTS Service Review 22 December 2023 Update
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Man and helicopter

Read the latest EMRTS update

28/12/2023
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 25 December
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks

Drop-in Autumn Booster clinics are taking place week beginning 25 December.

21/12/2023
Welsh Government is recruiting an Independent Member (Finance) to Powys Teaching Health Board

Following the end of the term of office of the previous Independent Member (Finance), Tony Thomas, recruitment is now under way to this vital role.

20/12/2023
Powys health board thanks Shropshire NHS Trust colleagues

Powys Teaching Health Board has paid tribute to its colleagues from across the border in England for providing a drop-in engagement session in Newtown last week.

20/12/2023
Hospital staff thank League of Friends at Welshpool

Staff at Welshpool’s Victoria Memorial Hospital have expressed their thanks to the local League of Friends after their major investment in facilities there.

19/12/2023
Veteran recruitment: Lucie's story
image of Lucie Cornish
image of Lucie Cornish

In the second of our articles about ex service personnel working for Powys Teaching Health Board, we spoke to Lucie Cornish, Assistant Director of Therapies and Health Sciences. This article was published in Civvy Street Magazine.

18/12/2023
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 18 December
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks

Drop-in Autumn Booster clinics are taking place week beginning 18 December

15/12/2023
Partnership team helping people access digital healthcare wins award
Tim Smith and Katie Jones, Powys Teaching Health Board’s Living Well Service and Tilly Boscott-Moses, Powys County Council’s Library Service
Tim Smith and Katie Jones, Powys Teaching Health Board’s Living Well Service and Tilly Boscott-Moses, Powys County Council’s Library Service

Powys Teaching Health Board’s Living Well Service are recognised for their work with Powys County Council’s Library service and other partners to help people access care using digital technology.

14/12/2023
EMRTS Service Review December Update
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Man and helicopter

Read the latest EMRTS update

12/12/2023
Veteran recruitment: Lynda's story
Lynda Mathias standing in front of Brecon War memorial hospital sign
Lynda Mathias standing in front of Brecon War memorial hospital sign

In the first of our articles about ex service personnel working for Powys Teaching Health Board, we spoke to Lynda Mathias, Lead Clinician, Quality and Safety. This article was published in Civvy Street Magazine.

12/12/2023
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 11 December
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks

Drop-in Autumn Booster clinics are taking place week beginning 11 December

08/12/2023
Shropshire trust to hold drop-in engagement session at Newtown

Shropshire trust to hold drop-in engagement session at Newtown

06/12/2023
Knighton and East Radnor Community Focus - Issue 5

Latest news from Knighton Community Hospital

06/12/2023
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 4 December
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks
Row of Coronavirus vaccine flasks

Drop-in Autumn Booster clinics are taking place week beginning 4 December

01/12/2023
Would you like to give us your feedback on the service you have received at Powys Teaching Health Board?
3 faces with different emotions, sad, happy and neutral
3 faces with different emotions, sad, happy and neutral

Powys Teaching Health Board are committed to ensuring that all Powys residents receive excellent patient care.  We want to hear from you about your experiences of the services we provide and commission - good and bad.

29/11/2023
Slipper season tips to avoid trips
Man
Man

As we switch into Winter mode and turn our heating on, we also reach for our comfy slippers to keep our feet warm.  Wearing slippers can help to reduce instances of colds and flu, stop foot pain on indoor surfaces and prevent fungal infections.

27/11/2023
Nursing Support Workers Day 23 November
Green background made up of medical equipment with nursing support workers day 23 November 2023 written on note card
Green background made up of medical equipment with nursing support workers day 23 November 2023 written on note card

Thursday 23 November is Nursing Support Workers Day and I would like to personally express my sincere thanks to all of our amazing Health Care Support Workers in Powys who provide vital support for Nursing, Midwifery and other settings of care.

23/11/2023
Give yourself an extra layer of protection this winter by getting your flu and COVID vaccines 
Male in green coat with neon elements on the front
Male in green coat with neon elements on the front

Public health experts from Powys Teaching Health Board are strongly encouraging those who are eligible to take up their flu and COVID vaccines in order to give themselves an extra layer of protection from serious illness this winter. 

21/11/2023
EMRTS Service Review November Update

Read the latest EMRTS update

16/11/2023