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Local residents have helped to create a new vision for improving health and wellbeing in Powys

Powys Teaching Health Board and Powys County Council, on behalf of the Powys Regional Partnership Board, are pleased to share the new ‘Integrated Model of Care and Wellbeing in Powys’. 

£64 million funding to back UK-wide plan to strengthen clinical research delivery

Patients across the UK will benefit from a super-charged clinical research system, backed by over £64 million of dedicated investment, which will save lives across the country. 

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust Launch Innovative Ecotherapy Project in direct partnership with Powys Teaching Health Board and Cardiff Met University

The ‘Wild Skills Wild Spaces’ (WSWS) team from Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust met at Llyn Coed y Dinas’ on 26th May to exhibit a brand new ecotherapy programme aimed at adults and young people who may be struggling with their mental health. Ecotherapy is the term given to a range of activities and treatments that reconnect people with nature and the environment, in order to improve health and wellbeing.   

Be part of developing a Weight Management Service in Powys

Take part in the virtual focus group with those involved in transforming Weight Management Services in Powys and voice your thoughts, feelings, attitudes and ideas of developing this service.

Welsh Government announces £15 million for major upgrade at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital, Machynlleth

Plans to improve health and social care by developing a new community ‘hub’ in Machynlleth are under way following approval of £15million capital funding from Welsh Government.

"Get Tested to Stop the Spread" is the Minister's message at Newtown COVID-19 testing centre

Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan visited Newtown on Thursday in her first official engagement in the county since taking on her new role.

Responses to virtual clinics showcased in heart-warming video
A collage of photos with people with their thumbs up
A collage of photos with people with their thumbs up

Tec Cymru asked people to add an image to describe an emotion that shows how they felt about using Attend Anywhere over the last year.

Online Q&A Event with Carol Shillabeer on 14 July 2021

An online Q&A Event will take place on 14 July with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

Regional Partnership Board is pressing ahead with plans for Powys Health and Care Academy
Basil Webb Hall, Bronllys Hospital
Basil Webb Hall, Bronllys Hospital

Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB) is pressing ahead with plans for a new health and care academy for the county.

Online Q&A with Carol Shillabeer

A chance to watch our Online Q&A with Carol Shillabeer again.

Celebrate our amazing NHS with a national outpouring of love

Powys’ local NHS Charity is inviting community members to brew a national thank you and raise money for the NHS.

Powys Health Experts urge residents to get tested as COVID-19 Delta variant is confirmed in the county 

"GET TESTED" is the big message to Powys residents

Leaving no one behind for first dose vaccination

Please be aware that you may face a short wait before your first dose appointment

Volunteers Week 2021: Thank you to COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers

The vaccination programme in Powys would not have been possible without you.

Update on COVID-19 vaccination for under 18s

COVID-19 vaccination is not yet routinely available for under 18s in the UK

Update from Caereinion Medical Practice

Update on the development of the new surgery

Volunteers in Wrexham needed for world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Volunteers from within a 50-mile radius of Wrexham are now needed to take part in a new clinical trial to receive a third ‘booster’ COVID-19 vaccine.

Welsh Government funding to upgrade ultrasound machines in Powys

£350k investment will upgrade ultrasound equipment in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown and Welshpool

More locations to collect COVID-19 tests in Powys

COVID-19 testing availability in Powys will be boosted from Monday (June 7) with lateral flow devices available for collection from libraries in the county.

Woramon and Omar developing NHS careers thanks to apprenticeships

The Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme is supporting our staff here in PTHB.