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EMRTS Service Review November Update

Read the latest EMRTS update

Congratulations to Carol Shillabeer in her new role as permanent Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Carol Shillabeer has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

A message from Natural Resources Wales: Warnings as Storm Ciarán brings flood risk for Wales
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Close up image of heavy rainfall

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging people to be alert for flooding as Storm Ciarán is expected to bring persistent and, in places, heavy rain across Wales from Wednesday evening (1 Nov) and throughout Thursday (2 Nov) this week.

Get Involved: Improving Stroke Care Services in South Central Wales
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Text graphic - Let

Have your say on stroke care services in South Central Wales. 

Celebrating the contribution of Allied Health Professionals on #AHPsDay on 14 October

On the 14th of October, the allied health professions will be celebrating the 6th annual AHPs Day

Second Phase of Wales Air Ambulance Service Engagement Under Way

Have your say between 9 October and 12 November 2023

Brecon hospital car park opening
Cutting the ribbon at Breconshire War Memorial hospital car park
Cutting the ribbon at Breconshire War Memorial hospital car park

Earlier this month saw the official opening of the new staff car park at Breconshire War Memorial hospital.

Watch our Annual General Meeting online

If you weren't able to join our Annual General Meeting on 27 September 2023 it is now available to watch on line.

Community Wellbeing and Information Event in Gilwern on 2 November 2023

A drop-in event from 3.30pm to 7pm

Patient Letter due to be issued to residents of the Gilwern area

Letters will arrive in early October.

Updated Notice Issued September 2023

COVID is circulating in Powys and across the UK. Flu and other respiratory infections will increase as we head into the autumn. We want to protect all of our patients and staff from the risk of infection.

Update on development of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and Wales Air Ambulance Charity (21 September 2023)

EASC has published its tenth briefing for stakeholders.

Update from the Powys Teaching Health Board Nosocomial Covid-19 Patient Safety Review Team

Powys Teaching Health Board's dedicated nosocomial COVID-19 review team has now concluded its patient safety investigations included in the National Nosocomial COVID-19 Programme

COVID Vaccination Reserve List now open

Our COVID vaccination reserve list is open.

Text messaging service developed to help smokers quit
Picture of the members of Powys stop smoking team
Picture of the members of Powys stop smoking team

The Powys Stop Smoking team are currently working in partnership with GP practices to support smokers via a text messaging service.

Provision of Minor Injury Unit Services in Gwent - 8-week Engagement

Do you use minor injury services in Abergavenny?

Engagement on the future provision of minor injury services across Gwent is under way until 3 November 2023.

Bevan Commission seek public view on the future of health and social care in Wales

Take part in a conversation about the future of health and social care in Wales.

Financial pressures on the NHS prompt change in escalation status
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magnifying glass on white background

Welsh Government has today announced that Powys Teaching Health Board has moved from “routine arrangements” to “enhanced monitoring” for planning & finance in the national Joint Escalation and Intervention Arrangements.

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