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Update on development of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and Wales Air Ambulance Charity (13 June 2023)

The NHS Wales Emergency Ambulance Services Committee has published a eighth briefing for stakeholders on the development of Air Ambulance services,

13/06/2023
A £15m redevelopment of Ysbyty Bro Ddyfi has been officially opened by Health Minister Eluned Morgan

People in the Dyfi Valley are benefiting from improved health and care facilities thanks to the £15m refurbishment of Ysbyty Bro Ddyfi in Machynlleth which was officially opened by Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan on Thursday 25 May 2023.

25/05/2023
The application to close Belmont Branch surgery has been approved by the Board

The decision was accepted by a meeting of the Board on 24 May 2023.

24/05/2023
Board Meeting in public discusses application to close Belmont Branch Surgery

A meeting in public on 24 May will discuss the application from Crickhowell Group Practice to close Belmont Branch Surgery

18/05/2023
Patients start to use new facilities at Machynlleth

Patients are now starting use the redeveloped facilities at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital thanks to £15m of Welsh Government funding.

17/05/2023
Still Time to Have Your Say in May on the Air Ambulance Services in Wales

Further dates have been announced as part of the formal public engagement process about EMRTS Cymru who work in partnership with the Wales Air Ambulance Charity to provide the air ambulance service in Wales.

17/05/2023
Powys Creative Arts, Health & Wellbeing Strategy -Survey

Powys Teaching Health Board is developing a Powys Creative Arts, Health & Wellbeing Strategy with the aim of embedding arts, creativity and ecotherapy experiences into health and social care services for the benefit of the people of Powys, in support of mental, physical health and wellbeing.

09/05/2023
Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board announces appointment of interim Chief Executive following secondment of Carol Shillabeer to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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

02/05/2023
Act F.A.S.T. Stroke Campaign Launch

There are around 100,000 strokes in England, Scotland and Wales every year. Stroke is the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK and the single largest cause of complex disability.

 

27/04/2023
New body will be the voice of the people of Wales on their health and social care.

A new and independent body that will strengthen the power and influence of people’s voices in shaping health and social care services across Wales has launched.

Llais replaces the work of Wales’s seven Community Health Councils which have supported the interests of people using NHS services for nearly half a century.

24/04/2023
Third edition of Knighton and East Radnorshire Community Focus now available - April 2023

Update on NHS services in Knighton and East Radnorshire

21/04/2023
Powys NHS staff recognised at the Advancing Healthcare Awards

The work of staff within NHS Wales has been recognised at UK-wide Advancing Healthcare Awards 2023.

19/04/2023
Consultants appointed to support Newtown Health and Wellbeing campus

Plans for the creation of a multi-agency health and wellbeing campus in the centre of Newtown have taken a significant step forward with the appointment of a Cardiff-based construction consultancy to support this important project being progressed jointly by Powys County Council and Powys Teaching Health Board, through the North Powys Wellbeing Programme.

18/04/2023
NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) service review underway  

A review of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and their partnership with the Wales Air Ambulance Charity is under way.

17/04/2023
Do you access hospital services in Carmarthenshire or Ceredigion? Have your say by 19 May on proposals affecting the future of district general hospital services
Cartoon of a doctor next to a drawing of a hospital
Cartoon of a doctor next to a drawing of a hospital

Hywel Dda University Health Board is seeking views on three potential sites for a new planned and urgent care hospital.

13/04/2023
New requirements on the NHS to improve services for patients and staff
31/03/2023
Have Your Say on EMRTS Service Review Engagement

The first dates for the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Services (EMRTS Cymru) engagement sessions have been announced

29/03/2023
Early learning from hospital-acquired COVID-19 patient safety investigations published

NHS Wales has published a new report detailing the good progress being made to investigate and learn from hospital-acquired COVID-19 in Wales.

29/03/2023
Update on development of the NHS Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS Cymru) and Wales Air Ambulance Charity (24 March 2023)
Image of Welsh air ambulance car and helicopter 
Image of Welsh air ambulance car and helicopter 

The NHS Wales Emergency Ambulance Services Committee has published a fifth briefing for stakeholders on the development of Air Ambulance services,

24/03/2023
COVID-19 Autumn Booster & Flu Vaccination Drop-in Clinics - week beginning 27 March

COVID 19 Autumn Boosters & Flu Vaccination drop-in clinics week beginning 27 March.

23/03/2023