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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.

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.

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.

FAQs about the new variant of Coronavirus

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

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.

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.

Remember to protect yourself this Christmas
Sexual Health
Sexual Health

Remember to protect yourself this Christmas and use a condom!

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. 

Avoiding Injuries this Christmas

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

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.

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.

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. 

Keep Christmas Safe in Powys

Let's Keep Christmas Safe in Powys.

Travel safely for Coronavirus Tests

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

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

Drop-Off Hearing Aid Clinic comes to Llandrindod Wells

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