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A Christmas Message from Vivienne Harpwood and Carol Shillabeer

We wish you health, hope and happiness for the festive season and the year ahead.

24/12/2020
First pathfinder COVID-19 vaccination appointments for over 80s taking place next week

The first pathfinder appointments for people aged over 80 in Powys will take place next week.

23/12/2020
Keep Christmas Safe in Powys

We have joined the First Minister and public service leaders across Wales in a joint message to the people of Wales ahead of Christmas.

22/12/2020
FAQs about the new variant of Coronavirus

Public Health Wales has published FAQs about the new variant of coronavirus

21/12/2020
All of Wales is at Coronavirus Alert Level 4

All of Wales is at alert level 4. What you need to do at alert level 4.

20/12/2020
Vaccination Heroes: Pharmacy Team

In the second week of COVID vaccination in Powys, we are vaccinating a further 975 health and care staff who live in the north of the county.

17/12/2020
Remember to protect yourself this Christmas
Sexual Health
Sexual Health

Remember to protect yourself this Christmas and use a condom!

17/12/2020
Accessing Mental Health Services and Support During COVID-19

Whether you’re already known to mental health services, or you’re seeking support for the first time, you can find answers to frequently asked questions. 

17/12/2020
Avoiding Injuries this Christmas

Here are some top tips to avoid some common Christmas injuries.

17/12/2020
Phone First for Minor Injury Units for your Christmas Injuries

Powys Nurses reveal the most common Christmas injuries, and urge people to "Phone First" for Minor Injury Units in Powys.

17/12/2020
Save A Life Cymru

Save a Life Cymru was established to encourage people across Wales to learn CPR and to feel confident in using a defibrillator if someone has a cardiac arrest at home.

16/12/2020
COVID-19 Vaccinations have begun today in North Powys

The first COVID-19 vaccinations in North Powys have taken place today (15 December 2020) in Newtown. 

15/12/2020
Keep Christmas Safe in Powys

Let's Keep Christmas Safe in Powys.

15/12/2020
Travel safely for Coronavirus Tests

Powys residents are being reminded to travel safely for coronavirus tests.

14/12/2020
Rapid COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic staff launches in Powys

Rapid COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic frontline health and care staff will be piloted in Powys from next week (14 December).

10/12/2020
Independent Review of Maternity Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Today (10 December 2020) sees the publication of the first report by Donna Ockenden into maternity services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).

10/12/2020
Vaccination Heroes: PAVO Volunteers

Today marked the beginning of the process of vaccinating the people of Powys against COVID. After a year of incredibly difficult times for everyone, ‘V day’ or ’Vaccination Day’ has been a welcome light at the end of the tunnel for this pandemic.

09/12/2020
Additional COVID-19 Testing Capacity is being put in place in Powys in lead up to Christmas

This week will see an expansion in public COVID-19 testing in Powys in the lead up to Christmas.

08/12/2020
The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has begun today in Powys

The first people in Powys to be given the new COVID-19 vaccination have received their first dose today (8 December 2020) at Bronllys Hospital.

08/12/2020
Drop-Off Hearing Aid Clinic comes to Llandrindod Wells

A new drop-off hearing aid clinic will start in Llandrindod Wells on 14 December. 

02/12/2020