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Friday 3rd April 2020

For any updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit our dedicated Coronavirus Page.

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07/30/2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Changes to isolation period for Covid-19 - Updated 30 July 2020

From 30 July, people who have tested positive for coronavirus will have to self-isolate for 10 days instead of 7 days. The 10 day period starts from the day symptoms start, or if asymptomatic from the day a test is taken.  As before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting. This will also apply to health and social care workers.

07/29/2020 NHS Wales self-management apps for Asthma and COPD

NHS Wales have launched three new self-management Apps for healthcare professionals and patients who suffer from Asthma and COPD.

07/31/2020 If giving is in your blood, please help

We are currently going through unprecedented times and we need to ensure that we have blood and platelet products to treat patients in need.

07/24/2020 Making health and social care greener: our winners
07/24/2020 Delivering Property to Patients

We understand that due to the current visiting restrictions still in place, relatives have been experiencing difficulty delivering patient property to our wards. We have therefore put the following process in place -

07/28/2020 Facebook Live Q&A - Thursday 30th July 2020, 3.30p.m

Join us on Thursday 30th July 2020 at 3.30p.m for our next Facebook Live Q&A.

 

 

07/23/2020 Hafan Deg Ward - Patients' Vegetable Discharge Packs

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Hafan Deg staff and patients have discovered a love of gardening...

07/22/2020 Vaughan Gething, Minister for Health and Social Care in Wales, pays tribute to Health Board staff

This afternoon (Wednesday 22nd July), staff at the Royal Gwent Hospital had the opportunity  to meet Vaughan Gething, Minister for Health and Social Care in Wales, as he thanked them for their amazing work throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic.

07/22/2020 Nye's Board News - July 2020

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 July 2020 'Virtual' Public Board meeting.

07/20/2020 Next Live Facebook Q&A
07/21/2020 New NHS service enables people to sign up to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine studies
07/17/2020 Updated Visiting Guidance from Monday 20th July 2020

Yesterday, the Welsh Government issued revised guidance for hospital visiting in Wales.

Whilst we are changing some of the restrictions around visiting, strict rules must still be in place to protect staff, patients and visitors.

07/16/2020 Health Board Energy Strategy Approved

In the last decade, the Health Board has made consistent progress with reducing both energy consumption and Carbon Emissions...

07/09/2020 Building of the Grange University Hospital

Take a look at  this video of the Grange University Hospital, which shows the building of the hospital condensed from three years into 17 seconds.

07/15/2020 Support Young / Young Adult Carers
07/15/2020 Cancer Services

Did you know our Cancer services have been continuing throughout the Covid-19 pandemic?

07/06/2020 Help us to contact you
07/15/2020 Message from our School Nurses about Covid-19

Our school nurses have an important message for children about COVID-19, the importance of handwashing and how children keep themselves safe and well.

07/06/2020 Is Giving in Your Blood?
07/05/2020 The Health Board's 'THANK YOU' to you

We want to thank YOU for thanking us and for your continued support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

07/03/2020 Be thankful. Be together. Be there.
07/03/2020 Sunday we are saying a big Happy Birthday to the NHS
07/01/2020 A465 weekend road closure between Brynmawr & Gilwern

Please note the following road closures on the A465 between Brynmawr & Gilwern from 10th-13th July, 13th-17th July (overnight) and 24th-27th July.