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Friday 3rd April 2020

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             Date Title Summary
06/30/2020 News from today's Board Meeting
At today’s Board Meeting (Tuesday 30th June 2020), members supported a proposal for the early opening of The Grange University Hospital for November 2020, as part of our operational planning process and winter preparations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
06/29/2020 Public Board Meeting – Watch Our Live Stream
06/26/2020 NHS Wales celebrates PRIDE

The Health Board has always supported the annual PRIDE March through the streets of Cardiff to show our support for our LGBT+ community and staff, but as this year this isn’t possible due to the Pandemic we wanted to let you know that our PRIDE celebrations will be moving online.

06/24/2020 Celebrating Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June, landing on the 27th of June in 2020. The day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community; from veterans to currently serving troops, service families and cadets.

<br> 06/24/2020 Wales' First Post COVID-19 Rehabilitation Programme

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has established a new service to help COVID-19 patients who had been ventilated in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Respiratory High Dependency Unit (HDU).

The Royal Gwent Hospital’s Respiratory Team set up this unique collaborative Rehabilitation Programme to support and aid the recovery of formerly ventilated COVID-19 patients post discharge. 

06/23/2020 Good hydration guide

There’s a heatwave on the way....  Why do we need to keep well hydrated?

06/23/2020 New drive-through testing centre in Cwm
<br> 06/19/2020 Rainbows to light up new hospital

Pictures of rainbows made in local communities during the Covid-19 outbreak are to be collated and digitally knitted together to make a large scale art work for the Grange University Hospital. 

<br> 06/22/2020 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board win Go Awards Wales

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are delighted to have won a Go Awards Wales Award in the Go Excellence in Public Procurement Awards on Friday 19th June 2020.

06/18/2020 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Liver Service First in Wales to Achieve Level 1 IQILS Standard
06/18/2020 A465 Weekend Road Closure 26th - 29th June 2020
06/18/2020 Tribute to Mohammad Ashgar MS
06/17/2020 Public Health Wales screening programmes to restart

Screening programmes in Wales will start sending invitations and reminders again to people eligible for screening, starting with Cervical Screening Wales from the end of June.

06/15/2020 Learning Disabilities Awareness Week 2020
06/15/2020 Loneliness Awareness Week 2020
06/12/2020 All Wales COVID-19 Well-being Survey
06/11/2020 Test, Trace, Protect: Coronavirus
<br> 06/11/2020 Honours Nominations for Coronavirus-Related Work

The UK Government honours system recognises people who have dedicated themselves to serving and helping the nation and/ or will have made significant achievements in public life.

<br> 06/10/2020 Message for Looked After Children and Young People in the Gwent Area

Are you a child or young person looked after by the Local Authority or Social Services in Gwent?


In this video message, Cerys Lock, Specialist Nurse for Looked After Children, provides reassurance that we are still here for you should you need us.

<br> 06/10/2020 Bike Week 2020 - 6th to 14th June

Bike Week, delivered by Cycling UK, is an annual celebration to showcase cycling. Thousands of people all over the UK enjoy the simple pleasure of riding a bike. 

<br> 06/10/2020 Hywel Dda Gardening Project

Over the past few weeks our Occupational Therapy Department has been busy working with clients to create an outside garden to the rear of Hywel Dda, the Lower Monmouthshire Community Mental Health base. 

06/09/2020 Visiting Restrictions

We would like to remind you that our hospital visiting restrictions announced on 28th April are still in place.

06/09/2020 Carers Week 8th - 14th June 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK in January 2020,  4.5 million additional people  become unpaid carers in a matter of weeks. 

06/08/2020 Diabetes Week 2020 #TheBigPicture
06/08/2020 Welsh Blood Service coming to Pontypool
We are currently going through unprecedented times and we need to ensure that we have blood and platelet products to treat patients in need.
<br> 06/01/2020 Contact Tracing starts in Gwent

In response to the Welsh Government’s Test, Trace, Protect strategy, partners including Public Health Wales, the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and the five Local Authorities in Gwent have joined forces to start contact tracing in Gwent and the service will go live on Monday June 1.

06/01/2020 Volunteers' Week 2020

1st June- 5th June 2020 is Volunteers’ Week. Throughout the week we’ll be celebrating all the amazing volunteers that have helped us get through the last few months.

06/05/2020 Walled Garden Spring Newsletter
<br> 06/02/2020 Dietitians Week - 1st - 5th June 2020

This week (1st – 5th June) we celebrate Dietitians Week. This is our annual celebration of dietitians, dietetics and those that work to support them.

06/02/2020 Water demand soars as temperatures rise

Welsh Water have advised us that there has been a record demand for water over the last 72 hours. Read some of the simple hints and tips on how to avoid wasting water on the Welsh Water website.