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COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Testing Hub

Our Testing Hub has played a vital role in the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rapid COVID-19 testing centre for people without symptoms comes to Newtown during June

A new rapid testing service for people without COVID-19 symptoms is coming to Newtown for four weeks from 7 June.

Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 9 June 2021

An online Q&A Event will take place on 9 June with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

Have your say on the draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment by 30 July 2021

Consultation is taking place until 30 July 2021.

COVID-19 Testing Heroes: Powys Testing Service

Thank you to all the heroes delivering the COVID-19 Testing Service in Powys.

100000 first doses delivered in Powys

Thank you to everyone who has made this possible

Share your views on satellite radiotherapy services at Nevill Hall Hospital

Have your say by 9 July 2021.

Mobile Testing Units return to Machynlleth and Ystradgynlais from Monday 24 May

COVID testing is available at Y Plas and at Ystradgynlais Rugby Club.

Launch of Back to Community Life resources to help people after COVID-19

The ‘Back to Community Life’ resources will be shared with communities across Wales so they can coordinate their own project.

Getting a vaccine certificate for international travel
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Information from Welsh Government about getting a vaccine certificate for international travel

Growing numbers of people check their symptoms online
Man using laptop computer search on internet mobile
Man using laptop computer search on internet mobile

More people than ever before are confident to use the NHS 111 Wales website to check their symptoms online.

Work with us, not against us, say emergency workers after rise in assaults

Assaults on emergency workers in Wales are on the rise, new data has revealed.

Cancer pilots to co-ordinate care and support launched in Powys

Four pilot projects are getting underway in Powys to test out who is best placed to co-ordinate the needs of a person living with cancer during key points in their cancer pathway from diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

Do you use hospital services in Ceredigion or Carmarthenshire?

Building a healthier future following COVID-19: Have your say on the next steps for hospital services in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.

Update on Knighton Community Hospital from Carol Shillabeer

Powys Teaching Health Board remains fully committed to the provision of high quality services for the people of Knighton and east Radnorshire.

45% rise in people seeking mental health support post-lockdown

A mental health and wellbeing service has seen a 45% increase in the number of people seeking support after lockdown restrictions were eased across the country.

Book yourself a Pfizer/BioNTech appointment in Newtown this week

If you are 18+ you can book a Pfizer/BioNTech first dose vaccination appointment in Newtown this week.

Mobile Testing Units return to Crickhowell and Rhayader from Monday 10 May

Mobile testing units will be returning to Crickhowell and Rhayader from Monday 10 May for residents in the town and wider area to have easier access to coronavirus testing.

No plans to close Knighton Hospital
Vaccination Heroes: redeployed vaccinators

Thank you for our vaccinators returning to their substantive roles.