Friday 3rd April 2020
For any updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit our dedicated Coronavirus Page.
|25/02/2021||The Benefits of our Home First Team!||
Most patients can’t wait to get home from hospital and the sooner the better. This isn’t just because it’s where they want to be, it’s also better for recovery once acute hospital care is no longer needed.
|22/01/2021||Recovery app launched in Wales to help support people with long COVID||
A COVID recovery app was launched on Wednesday 20th January as part of wider support on offer for people experiencing the longer term effects of coronavirus.
|24/02/2021||Closing of Whiteheads Car Park, near the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport||
The Health Board's licence to occupy the Whiteheads car park expires on Sunday 28 February 2021, and those attending the hospital will no longer be able to utilise this car parking facility with effect from 1 March 2021.
|26/01/2021||When to go to a Minor Injury Unit||
Since the opening of The Grange University Hospital in November we have changed the way we deliver our services.
|01/02/2021||Vaccine update week commencing 1st February 2021||
Weekly Progress (25th January - 1st February)
|25/01/2021||Vaccine update week commencing 25th January 2021||
The Covid-19 vaccination team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and our GP practices continue to work tirelessly on the biggest vaccination programme we have seen in our lifetime.
|05/02/2021||100,000 People Vaccinated in Gwent!||
We are incredibly delighted to announce the fantastic news that we have given over 100,000 vaccinations.
|22/02/2021||No evidence' Covid-19 vaccine will affect fertility, say unions||
The Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have issued a joint statement to confirm there is “no evidence to suggest that Covid-19 vaccines will affect fertility”.
|19/02/2021||Arts in Health and Wellbeing – working to support our colleagues and community||
Throughout the pandemic, the groundswell of support for the NHS that we have witnessed, came to be symbolised by the rainbows that have filled our streets.
|09/02/2021||How Captain Sir Tom Moore's Fundraising Efforts Have Benefitted our Staff and Patients||
We are so humbled and grateful to the late Captain Sir Tom Moore for all his incredible fundraising efforts for the NHS.
Thanks to the money we received from his hard work, we have been able to purchase items and support services that make a real difference to the well-being of our staff and patients.
|22/01/2021||Road Closure Notice - Postponed||
Please note that the Brynmawr - Gilwern road closure planned for this weekend has been postponed to Saturday 6th - Monday 8th February
|18/02/2021||Young Person Aged 16-25 in Gwent? We want to hear from you!||
We are excited to announce that melo, our new mental wellbeing website, will be holding a workshop for young people aged 16-25 in Gwent! We will be gathering feedback from young people across Gwent on how we can make our website and resources even better. Our workshop will be held on the 25th February at 5.30pm, via a zoom call.
|18/01/2021||Vaccine update week commencing 18th January 2021||
Across our Health Board we have now vaccinated a total of 25,877 people.
Residents from 72 of the 95 care homes for older adults within the health board area have been offered the vaccination, with staff in 90% of our older adult care homes being offered the vaccine. We have vaccinated 7,777 80 years and over and 6,500+ frontline health staff.
|08/02/2021||Vaccine update week commencing 8th February 2021||
Last week, we reached the milestone of 100,000 vaccinations and have now vaccinated a total of 111,443 people across our Health Board. A huge thank you to all those who have attended their vaccination
|12/01/2021||Vaccine update week commencing 11th January 2021||
Since the launch of the Covid vaccine, the team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board have been working tirelessly on the biggest vaccination programme we’ve seen in our lifetime. So far across Gwent we have vaccinated over 15,000 people.
|08/02/2021||All Wales Covid-19 Well-being Second Survey||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is supporting a national study aiming to understand how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has impacted on the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people across Wales.
|13/01/2021||Online Nutrition Support Now Available for Cancer Patients|
|26/01/2021||We Want to Hear About Your Experience at The Grange University Hospital||
There's still time to complete The Grange University Hospital Patient Experience Survey.
|11/01/2021||Transforming Adult Mental Health Services in Gwent||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Division is pleased to officially launch a new public engagement to help improve adult mental health services across Gwent.
|25/01/2021||Send Some Love to your NHS!||
Dydd Santes Dwynwen hapus/ Happy St Dwynwen's Day!
This year, we would like to commemorate today's Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers Day by celebrating the love we have for our NHS and our staff.
|04/02/2021||New Mass Vaccination Centre Open in Newbridge||
We are so proud of our Vaccination Team for all their hard work, as we opened another of our Mass Vaccination Centres, this time in Newbridge, last Saturday.
|12/02/2021||Valentine's Reunion for Married Patients at County Hospital||
We're celebrating Valentine's Day with the heartwarming story of Mr and Mrs Sneddon..
|10/02/2021||Help us improve 'The Future of Primary Healthcare Premises in Wales'||
The Welsh Government has partnered with Archus to review all Primary Care facilities in Wales, in order to identify areas requiring modernisation in line with current regulations.
|13/01/2021||New Initiative Introduced for Relatives to Enquire About Patients in our Hospitals||
We are pleased to announce that from today, 13th January 2021, we will have Telephonists at each of our main hospital sites, who will serve as a point of contact for callers enquiring for updates on relatives. We are aware of the significant difficulties the public are experiencing when trying to contact our wards during these very challenging times.
|02/02/2021||Board News - January 2021||
Please find below a link to the Health Board's latest edition of Nye's Board News which sets out the main areas of discussion and provides a quick overview of decisions at our January 2021 'Virtual' Public Board meeting.
|28/01/2021||COVID-19: Know the Enemy||
COVID-19 Strengths: Spreads quickly, often undetected
COVID-19 Weakness: Testing to identify positive cases
|28/01/2021||Over 55,000 Vaccinations in Gwent||
We are delighted to announce that we have given over 55,000 vaccinations.
|05/02/2021||Road Closure Notice||
Please note that the A465 between Brynmawr and Gilwern will be closed this weekend from 06:00am Saturday 6th February - 06:00am Monday 8th February 2021.
|11/01/2021||NHS Wales Covid 19 vaccination team: returning healthcare professionals||
In 2020 we’ve all made great sacrifices to protect ourselves, family, friends and the NHS from Covid 19. That protection is continuing and as part of it we are in the process of vaccinating our wonderful nation.
|18/02/2021||Walled Garden Newsletter||
Welcome to the latest issue of The Walled Garden newsletter. In this issue:
|15/02/2021||On-Demand Hospital Radio Service 'YYFM' Launches at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr||
A new, innovative, on-demand hospital radio service has launched at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, to help
|11/02/2021||Free 6 Week Mindfulness Course for residents of Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent||
The Present is a six-week online course co-delivered by practitioners of the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Valleys Steps.
|03/02/2021||Facebook Live Vaccination Q&A||
Do you have a question about the Coronavirus vaccine? Ask the experts!
|02/02/2021||Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019||
The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales has investigated a complaint and found service failure by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (“the Health Board”) and has sent a report on the results of his investigation to the Health Board.
|24/01/2021||COVID Testing Snow Update||
Risk assessments have been carried out and the decision has been made to close all test sites in Gwent.
|24/01/2021||Update on Vaccination Centres||
We can confirm that both Cwmbran Stadium and the Newport Centre are open for appointments today. Please be careful when you are travelling and arriving at sites.
|19/02/2021||Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre||
The Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre has now reverted to their normal opening hours. With immediate effect they will be open from Monday to Friday between 8:00am and 6:00pm and Saturday mornings 8:00am - 12:00noon.
|08/01/2021||Our winners at the South Wales Argus Health and Social Care Awards 2020||
Monday 4th January 2021
Take a look at the wonderful staff members that won awards at last week's South Wales Argus Health and Social Care awards..
|08/01/2021||Scam Alert: Fake NHS COVID-19 Vaccine Text||
It's been brought to our attention that a dangerous fake NHS text has been circulating, telling people they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine.
|06/01/2021||Latest Weekly Covid-19 Vaccine Update||
Wednesday 6th January 2021
Each week, we will provide you with an update on where we are with the Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Gwent. Here's this week's update:
|31/12/2020||New Year Honours List 2021||
Congratulations to Professor Alka Surajprakash Ahuja and Professor Tamas Szakmany who have both received awards in the New Year Honours list 2021.
|30/12/2020||Covid Vaccination Update||
We are delighted with the news this morning that the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has now been approved for use. As a Health Board we have made good progress on our vaccination programme since it began on the 8th December and this new vaccine will help us accelerate our vaccination programme.
|30/12/2020||Wales plays key role in finding safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine||
The Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) following a global trial, in which Welsh participants and healthcare professionals played a key role.
|24/12/2020||Help us return your loved ones safely back home from hospital this Christmas||
Thursday 24 December 2020
We are appealing to families to support their loved ones to return home from our hospitals once they are well.
Our hospitals are experiencing considerable pressure as more and more people are becoming sick from the Coronavirus in our community and need our care.
|24/12/2020||Nevill Hall Hospital receives Community Heroes Award||
Thursday 24 December 2020
We are very proud of our staff at Nevill Hall Hospital, who have been presented with a Community Heroes Award by the Gateway Church in Abergavenny for all their hard work throughout this year. Assistant Operational Manager, Amanda Jones, accepted the award on behalf of the staff and patients at Nevill Hall Hospital
|23/12/2020||Urgent changes to Shielding advice from Wales' Chief Medical Officer||
Wednesday 23 December
Were you previously shielding?
The Welsh Government have updated their advice. You should no longer attend work or school outside of your home. This is particularly important if you have regular close contact with other people or share poorly ventilated workspace for long periods.
|23/12/2020||A message to our communities from Public Sector Organisations across Wales||
Wednesday 23 December 2020
We’ve joined public service leaders in sending a message to our communities across Wales.
Our services are under intense pressure and too many families have lost loved ones.
|22/12/2020||Aneurin Bevan University Health Board makes a Christmas appeal to the residents of Gwent||
Tuesday 22 December 2020
Due to a ‘concerning’ rise in COVID-19 cases in the Gwent area, the Health Board is writing an open letter to residents of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen. The letter asks residents to follow the new level 4 restrictions and minimise the number of people that they see over the festive season to help slow the spread of the virus.
|23/12/2020||COVID-19 Temporary Testing Units to Open in Newport for Christmas Period||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening additional mobile Covid-19 testing units in the Rogerstone and Gaer areas of Newport over the Christmas holidays.
|23/12/2020||News from the Board||
Please find below a link to the Health Board's latest edition of Nye's Board News which sets out the main areas of discussion and provides a quick overview of decisions at our December 2020 'Virtual' Public Board meeting.
|21/12/2020||Collection of Patient Sharps Boxes and Clinical Waste Bags over the Christmas Period||
There will be changes to the collection of patient sharps boxes and clinical waste bags over the Christmas period
|18/12/2020||Proud of our partnership with Torfaen Leisure Trust!||
Friday 18th December
We are delighted to be working in partnership with Torfaen Leisure Trust, who have been really supportive in helping us set up the first Mass Vaccination Centre in Gwent, which has enabled us to successfully roll-out the first doses of the Covid vaccine.
|18/12/2020||Monmouthshire's Got it in the Bag!||
A successful initiative by Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group to make the admission into hospital more efficient is being launched today in Monmouthshire.
|17/12/2020||We Want to Hear About Your Experience at The Grange University Hospital||
Thursday 17th December 2020
Following the opening of The Grange University Hospital on Tuesday 17th November 2020, the Clinical Futures Team would like to ask patients/relatives to complete the The Grange University Hospital Patient Experience Survey.
|17/12/2020||Urgent Announcement Regarding Maternity Services at Our Hospitals||
Thursday 17th December 2020
Please note that due to high levels of staff sickness, the Midwife-led birth centres at the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospitals will close temporarily from today (17th December 2020) until 4th January 2021.
|12/12/2020||URGENT MESSAGE - The Grange University Hospital|
|08/12/2020||Historic Day for Health Board as Wales starts COVID-19 Vaccinations||
The day has finally arrived as Gwent starts on its road to recovery. Wales was the first country in the world to receive supplies of the vaccine last week, and today a huge team of healthcare professionals have become one of the first to start vaccinating the Gwent population, protecting people against coronavirus.
|11/12/2020||Changes to our Services from Monday 14th December 2020...||
From Monday 14th December we will be making changes to some of our services. This decision has not been made lightly, however, the increasing transmission of COVID-19 within our communities, together with the usual winter demand on our emergency care is having a significant impact on our ability to provide normal services.
|11/12/2020||BSc (Hons) Nursing with the Open University|
|07/12/2020||Text Messages to Newly Referred Patients||
Patients who have been newly referred to a specialty this year and who are on an outpatient waiting list may receive a text message from the Health Board as follows:
|07/12/2020||Supporting Welsh Language Rights Day||
Monday 7th December
Today, Monday 7th December, we as a Health Board are supporting the #maegenihawl Welsh Language Rights Day, where we are promoting some of the Welsh language services that we offer to our patients and staff as part of their Welsh Language Rights.
|07/12/2020||COVID-19 - Steph's Story||
There are a number of NHS staff who have experienced the devastating effects of Covid-19. For example, some have contracted the virus and needed mechanical ventilation, some have been unable to visit relatives in hospital and some staff have lost family members, not being with them when they were dying, as visiting restrictions at that time did not allow it.
|04/12/2020||Road Closure Notice|
|04/12/2020||Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre||
The Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre have made temporary changes to their opening hours. With immediate effect we will be closed on Saturdays, however will continue to be available Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm.
|03/12/2020||Emergency Department at The Grange University Hospital||
The Emergency Department remains very busy at The Grange University Hospital in Cwmbran.
|03/12/2020||Pharmacy - your views?||
We want to hear your views about pharmacy services in Gwent. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is reviewing the provision of pharmacy services. If you use community pharmacies or dispensing doctor services in Gwent, please complete our survey.
|02/12/2020||Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment in Wales- Statement from MS Vaughan Gething||
Wednesday 2nd December 2020
WRITTEN STATEMENT BY THE WELSH GOVERNMENT
|01/12/2020||Help Us to Name our Clinical Futures Bear!|
|29/11/2020||Mobile COVID-19 Testing Units Open in Torfaen||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a number of mobile COVID-19 testing units across Torfaen.
|27/11/2020||Mobile COVID-19 Testing Units in Blaenau Gwent||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is extending the opening of its mobile COVID-19 testing units in Blaenau Gwent.
|27/11/2020||Change of Venue for Haematology Outpatients and Treatments||
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, a decision was made on patient safety grounds in March this year to relocate the haematology service from the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall hospitals to Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach.
|24/11/2020||Mobile COVID-19 Testing Unit Opens in Rhymney||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a temporary COVID-19 testing unit in Rhymney, Caerphilly, from Tuesday 24 November.
Last week we introduced you to ‘Aneura in a Visor’, our Covid Safety Advisor who is communicating key messages to our members of staff and the public about following infection control guidelines,
|23/11/2020||14k Raised in Breast Cancer Awareness Month for Ystrad Mynach New Breast Care Unit||
Over ££14,000 was raised as part of the "Turn Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) Pink "campaign in Breast Cancer Awareness month.
|23/11/2020||Text Messages to Patients|
|23/11/2020||Walled Garden Newsletter|
|22/11/2020||Join Carers Wales for their first All Wales Online Roadshow||
In celebration of Carers Rights Day on 26th November, Carers Wales is hosting a series of online events.
|20/11/2020||CWTCH at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board wins Psychiatric Team of the Year at 2020 RCPsych Awards||
CWTCH at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board won the Psychiatric Team of the Year Award at the 2020 RCPsych Awards, which are held annually to recognise excellence within psychiatry.
|20/11/2020||Road Closure Notice||
A465 weekend road closure between Brynmawr & Gilwern: 20 - 23 November 2020
|20/11/2020||New Arrival for Dr Ami Jones|
|17/11/2020||We Are Open!|
|20/11/2020||Blaenau Gwent Temporary COVID-19 Test Centres||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening new temporary COVID19 testing facilities in Blaenau Gwent and has extended the opening of the temporary test centre at Gwent Shopping Centre.
|18/11/2020||Express Delivery at The Grange University Hospital||
A baby boy was delivered in the car park of The Grange University Hospital yesterday – the hospital’s opening day.
|16/11/2020||Very First Baby is delivered at The Grange University Hospital||
We had a beautiful rainbow yesterday but look at the amazing morning sky that greeted our early risers this morning when they arrived at The Grange University Hospital.
|15/11/2020||Good Morning from The Grange University Hospital||
We were greeted with this lovely rainbow as we arrived at The Grange University Hospital this morning.
We'’ll be bringing you lots more behind the scenes footage
|13/11/2020||Let Us Take You Behind The Scenes This Weekend...||
Friday 13th November 2020
As we prepare for the opening of The Grange University Hospital on Tuesday 17th November, the site will be a hive of activity over the weekend and into next week. To document this momentous period, we will be providing a behind the scenes look at the events of the weekend, as we prepare for 'The Big Move'.
|13/11/2020||'Name the Bear' Competition Launched to Win a Real Steiff Bear||
Friday 13 November 2020
Our Clinical Futures app has featured on all our campaign graphics. For the great work he has done in helping us inform people across Gwent that NHS healthcare services are changing.
After all his hard work, we think he finally deserves a name, so we are running a 'Naming the Bear' competition.
|10/11/2020||One week to go until The Grange University Hospital transforms NHS healthcare services in Gwent|
|09/11/2020||Busy Morning at The Grange University Hospital|
|09/11/2020||Occupational Therapists celebrate #OTWEEK2020||
Continuing Healthcare Occupational Therapists celebrate #OTWEEK2020 sharing their passion and dedication for the profession.
|06/11/2020||Gwent Partners Launch Healthy Travel Charter|
|06/11/2020||The Welsh Blood Service is coming to Newport||
The Welsh Blood Service will be coming to the Celtic Manor on 12, 13 and 16 November.
|06/11/2020||Road Signs to our Hospitals|
|06/11/2020||New Temporary Covid-19 Testing Unit Opens in Tredegar|
|02/11/2020||'Life on Hold'- Fertility Education Event||
Life On Hold is a fertility education event for family and friends.
Join us to discover what your loved ones are actually going through and how you can help them on their fertility journey.
|30/10/2020||The Iceberg Programme - Making a Difference||
The Iceberg programme is continuing to make a huge difference to the lives of families across Gwent at such an uncertain time for so many children, young people and their families.
|27/10/2020||Three weeks to go until The Grange University Hospital transforms NHS healthcare services in Gwent|
|29/10/2020||Information for Patients Referred to Hospital by your GP||
How to self-manage your condition while waiting to be seen at the hospital
|28/10/2020||New Temporary Covid-19 Testing Unit Opens in Bargoed||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a temporary testing unit in Bargoed on Wednesday 28 October.
|27/10/2020||Information About Your Appointment||
If you have Covid-19 symptoms, however mild, do not attend your appointment.