Friday 3rd April 2020
For any updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit our dedicated Coronavirus Page.
|12/31/2020||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.
|12/30/2020||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.
|12/30/2020||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.
|12/24/2020||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.
|12/24/2020||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
|12/23/2020||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.
|12/23/2020||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.
|12/23/2020||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.
|12/23/2020||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.
|12/22/2020||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.
|12/21/2020||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
|12/18/2020||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.
|12/18/2020||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.
|12/17/2020||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.
|12/17/2020||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|
|12/11/2020||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.
|12/11/2020||BSc (Hons) Nursing with the Open University|
|12/08/2020||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.
|12/07/2020||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:
|12/07/2020||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.
|12/07/2020||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.
|12/04/2020||Road Closure Notice|
|12/04/2020||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.
|12/03/2020||Emergency Department at The Grange University Hospital||
The Emergency Department remains very busy at The Grange University Hospital in Cwmbran.
|12/03/2020||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.
|12/02/2020||Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment in Wales- Statement from MS Vaughan Gething||
Wednesday 2nd December 2020
WRITTEN STATEMENT BY THE WELSH GOVERNMENT
|12/01/2020||Help Us to Name our Clinical Futures Bear!|
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,
|11/29/2020||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.
|11/27/2020||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.
|11/27/2020||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.
|11/24/2020||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.
|11/23/2020||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.
|11/23/2020||Walled Garden Newsletter|
|11/23/2020||Text Messages to Patients|
|11/22/2020||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.
|11/20/2020||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.
|11/20/2020||Road Closure Notice||
A465 weekend road closure between Brynmawr & Gilwern: 20 - 23 November 2020
|11/20/2020||New Arrival for Dr Ami Jones|
|11/20/2020||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.
|11/18/2020||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.
|11/17/2020||We Are Open!|
|11/16/2020||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.
|11/15/2020||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
|11/13/2020||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'.
|11/13/2020||'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.
|11/10/2020||One week to go until The Grange University Hospital transforms NHS healthcare services in Gwent|
|11/09/2020||Busy Morning at The Grange University Hospital|
|11/09/2020||Occupational Therapists celebrate #OTWEEK2020||
Continuing Healthcare Occupational Therapists celebrate #OTWEEK2020 sharing their passion and dedication for the profession.
|11/06/2020||Gwent Partners Launch Healthy Travel Charter|
|11/06/2020||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.
|11/06/2020||New Temporary Covid-19 Testing Unit Opens in Tredegar|
|11/06/2020||Road Signs to our Hospitals|
|11/02/2020||'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.
|10/30/2020||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.
|10/29/2020||Information for Patients Referred to Hospital by your GP||
How to self-manage your condition while waiting to be seen at the hospital
|10/28/2020||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.
|10/27/2020||Three weeks to go until The Grange University Hospital transforms NHS healthcare services in Gwent|
|10/27/2020||Met Office Severe Weather Warning||
A yellow rain warning has been issued for Wales for Thursday 29th into Friday 30th. It’s also possible that this warning may be raised to an Amber warning over the next few days
|10/27/2020||Information About Your Appointment||
If you have Covid-19 symptoms, however mild, do not attend your appointment.
|10/26/2020||Food Support Available|
|10/26/2020||Your Carer Friendly Commitment|
|10/23/2020||Important Information about our Emergency Departments||
Friday 23rd October 2020
We are treating an increasing number of patients with COVID-19 in our hospitals. Our Emergency Departments at Nevill Hall Hospital and the Royal Gwent Hospital are under significant pressure with the number of patients attending, both with COVID and non COVID.
|10/23/2020||One Gloucestershire Consultation|
|10/21/2020||COVID-19 Test Results||
We have received reports from members of the public about delays receiving their result after a COVID-19 test.
|10/20/2020||New Temporary Testing Unit Opens in Senghenydd, Caerphilly|
|10/20/2020||The Future of Emergency Hospital Services in Gwent|
|10/16/2020||New Temporary Covid-19 Testing Unit Opens in Abertillery||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a temporary testing unit in Abertillery on Saturday 17th October 2020.
|10/16/2020||Annual General Meeting of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board||
You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board on Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 4:00pm.
|10/16/2020||Extended opening times for Covid Testing Call Centre||
From Monday 19th October, the Health Board's Covid Testing booking line will extend its opening hours to cover:
|10/15/2020||Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Supply Chain Engagement Event|
|10/15/2020||Llanfrechfa Grange Walled garden named as one of country's best green spaces...|
|10/15/2020||Meet our Welsh Language Champions on today's Shwmae Day!||
Thursday 15th October
Today, Thursday 15th October 2020, is Diwrnod Shwmae Day, where we encourage everyone to start their conversations with 'Shwmae' and 'Give Welsh a go'. Our patients are at the heart of everything we do, so for this year's Shwmae day, we are focusing on the importance of Welsh Language services for our patients.
|10/14/2020||New Temporary Testing Unit Opens in Penyrheol||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are opening a temporary testing unit in Penyrheol on Wednesday 14th October.
|10/13/2020||Road Closure Notice - A465 Heads of the Valleys - Gilwern to Brynmawr||
A465 night closures (14 & 15 October) will be followed by a weekend road closure (16 - 19 October) between Brynmawr to Gilwern.
|10/12/2020||COVID-19 Outbreak at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport||
Tuesday 12th October 2020
|10/12/2020||Queen's Birthday Honours|
|10/09/2020||Our Emergency Departments are extremely busy at present||
Please be aware that our Emergency Departments are extremely busy at present. If you attend and are not seriously unwell you will be facing lengthy waits.
|10/08/2020||Cwtsh Creative Well-being Festival for World Mental Health Day||
Thursday 8th October 2020
Cwtsh Festival starts Thursday 8th October and runs through to World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October.
|10/07/2020||Temporary 'walk up' Coronavirus testing unit opens in Blaenavon||
Wednesday 7th October 2020
A new temporary mobile Testing Unit is opening in Blaenavon on Thursday 8th October.
The new unit will operate every morning from 9am – 12.30pm until Thursday 15th of October.
|10/06/2020||Would you like to come and work for the Health Board as one of our Independent Members?||
We currently have two opportunities available, Independent Member for Finance and an Independent Member for ICT...
|10/05/2020||Hypo Awareness Week|
|10/05/2020||Breast Cancer Awareness Month|
|10/05/2020||News from the Board|
|10/05/2020||Text Messages to Patients||
We are contacting patients on our waiting lists via text message asking questions about their condition..
|10/02/2020||Cancer Attendance Message from Dr Mary Craig|
|10/02/2020||Public Health Wales - NHS Flu Vaccine||
Public Health Wales has issued a press release which reassures eligible people that there is enough free NHS flu vaccine, but warns that getting vaccinated will take longer due to high demand.
|10/01/2020||Minority Ethnic Communities Health Fair|
|09/30/2020||COPD Pathway project nominated for award||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is delighted to announce that their COPD Pathway project has been shortlisted for a Nursing Times award 2020.
|09/30/2020||Covid Rehabilitation Programme||
Wednesday 30th September 2020
This week ITV Wales joined the patients at the post Covid rehabilitation programme to talk to them about the longer term effects of Covid.
|09/30/2020||Temporary 'Walk Up' Coronavirus Testing Unit opens in Pontypool||
Wednesday 30th September 2020
A temporary mobile testing unit at the Old Mill Car Park, Trosnant, Pontypool, NP4 8AT, has opened on Wednesday 30th September.
|09/25/2020||Newport 'Walk Up' Coronavirus Testing Centre||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is to open a 'Walk up' Coronavirus Testing Centre at Rodney Parade, Memorial Gate on Monday 28th September 2020.
|09/23/2020||Temporary mobile testing unit opens in Blaenau Gwent||
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a mobile testing unit at the Former Nantyglo Comprehensive School site, from 12.30pm on Thursday 24th September.
|09/23/2020||Weekend Flu Clinics - Blaenau Gwent||
Wednesday 23rd September 2020
There will be a number of weekend flu clinics running across Blaenau Gwent this weekend.
|09/23/2020||On Line House - telephone lines currently down||
We are pleased to advise that the phone lines into the Health Records Department have now been restored.
|09/23/2020||Important information for patients travelling to hospital appointments||
Due to local lockdown restrictions in Blaenau Gwent, Newport and Caerphilly Boroughs, Gwent Police have announced that they will be using road checks to help enforce lockdown measures.
|09/22/2020||Live Q&A Session on The Grange University Hospital||
Join us on our Facebook Page on Friday 25th September at 11am for another Q&A session, where Dr Chris Chick and Senior Nurse, Mandy Hale, will be offering an exclusive look inside the new Hospital, talking all things ‘Grange’ and answering your questions LIVE!
|09/22/2020||Public Health Wales urges eligible people in Wales to have free flu vaccine||
Public Health Wales is urging all eligible people in Wales to have their free flu vaccine as NHS Wales begins its largest ever national flu vaccine programme.
|09/22/2020||Further Extension to 'Walk Up' Testing Centre at Caerphilly Leisure Centre||
The ‘Walk Up’ Testing Centre at Caerphilly Leisure Centre has been further extended and will be open until Monday 28th September at 3:00pm.