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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.

<br> 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.

<br> 12/02/2020 Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment in Wales- Statement from MS Vaughan Gething
Wednesday 2nd December 2020


12/01/2020 Help Us to Name our Clinical Futures Bear!
12/01/2020 Graham's Story

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,