News

Friday 3rd April 2020

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01/13/2021 Online Nutrition Support Now Available for Cancer Patients
01/13/2021 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.

01/12/2021 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.

01/11/2021 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.

01/11/2021 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.

01/08/2021 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..

01/08/2021 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.

01/06/2021 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:

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 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 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.

12/23/2020 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 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.

12/21/2020 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.