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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.


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.

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

Update on NHS services in Knighton and East Radnorshire

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.

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.

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.

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.