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It's important to stay safe in the heat

Those most at risk include older people, very young children and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Powys Teaching Health Board Annual General Meeting 27 September 2023
No RAAC issues identified in PTHB buildings

No RAAC issues identified in PTHB buildings

Inclusive communications boards installed in Talgarth playground
Tara Louviere-Cowen, Jackie Perola, Stephen Butcher, William Powell, Sophie and Jess Powell at Talgarth playground
Tara Louviere-Cowen, Jackie Perola, Stephen Butcher, William Powell, Sophie and Jess Powell at Talgarth playground

Last month saw the latest communications boards installed in Woodlands Avenue playpark in Talgarth. 

Every Story Matters is your opportunity to help the UK Covid-19 Inquiry understand your experience of the pandemic.

Every one of our experiences is unique and this is your opportunity to share the impact it had on you, and your life, with the Inquiry.

Update on development of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and Wales Air Ambulance Charity (8 August 2023)

EASC has published its ninth briefing for stakeholders.

Older People can take action today to protect their future

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales and the Office of the Public Guardian have worked in partnership to develop an easy guide to Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA).

Welsh Government issues important update on public sector finances

Welsh Government has issued an important update on public sector finances.

Knighton and East Radnor Community Focus - Issue 4

The latest news from Knighton Community Hospital

Extension of interim CEO arrangements

Carl Cooper, Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board, has today announced the extension of Hayley Thomas' appointment as interim Chief Executive of the Health Board.

Powys crafters celebrate NHS75

Crafters from north, mid and south Powys have been celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the NHS by knitting and crocheting ‘postbox toppers’.

Train as a nurse without having to leave Powys and get paid at the same time

Powys Teaching Health Board is proud to have partnered with Bangor University and Llandrillo College to offer a distance-learning nursing degree programme, to be undertaken while also working as a Healthcare Support Worker in the health board. 

Llanfair Caereinion Community Focus

This is the first edition of a regular community newsletter for the people of the Llanfair Caereinion area designed to keep you informed of the development of the proposed Primary Care Centre in the town.

Powys Clinical Pharmacist Wins National Award
Image of Rafael Baptista sat at his desk with computer screen and files in the background.
Image of Rafael Baptista sat at his desk with computer screen and files in the background.

Powys Clinical Pharmacist Rafael Baptista, whose work to develop and implement the xPIRT Pharmacy Intervention Recording Tool has won a UK-wide Community Hospitals Association Innovation and Best Practice Award.

Two Exceptional Powys Nurses Scoop Prestigious Nursing Awards

At the 2023 Royal College of Nursing Wales awards held at City Hall in Cardiff on Thursday 29 June, two Powys nurses were recognised for their exceptional work

Have your say on how Llais can work with the people of Wales for better health and social care services
Enjoy Summer Safely in Powys

Powys Teaching Health Board Director of Public Health Mererid Bowley said: “Summer is a great time to spend with family and friends. Whether we’re going to a festival with friends, going out for the day, traveling abroad or enjoying a staycation, there are some simple things we can all do to stay well and keep our summer plans on track.”

Love your Lungs walk to be held at Llandrindod Wells lake

Do you, or someone you know, have a lung condition? Join us on the 6 July 2023, from 10.30am for a leisurely walk around Llandrindod Wells lake.

Online Q&A Event with Hayley Thomas on 5 July 2023

You are invited to an online Q&A event from 5.15pm to 6pm on Wednesday 5 July.

The June 2023 newsletter on the redevelopment of Bro Ddyfi Hospital is now available

Read the latest newsletter on the Bro Ddyfi Hospital redevelopment on our website.