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Friday 3rd April 2020

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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.

This new mobile unit has been opened in response to a rising rate of Coronavirus cases, and will provide a ‘walk up’ testing service to residents of Torfaen, by appointment only.

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 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.

09/23/2020 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.

09/25/2020 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 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.

09/22/2020 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!

09/23/2020 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 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.

09/18/2020 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 21st September at 3pm.

09/18/2020 Public Board Meeting to Take Place on Wednesday 23rd September

You are invited to watch our next Public Board Meeting, at 9:30am on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 LIVE on our Youtube Channel.

You can view the agenda and papers on our Key Documents section.

09/17/2020 Caldicot Health Centre Receive Donation for Rainbow Mural from Bellway Homes

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are very grateful to Bellway Homes for donating £300 towards a rainbow mural in the children’s waiting area at Caldicot Health Centre.

09/16/2020 New Temporary Coronavirus Testing Centre to Open in New Tredegar

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has announced the opening of a new testing centre in New Tredegar in Caerphilly Borough.

This new mobile unit will provide a testing service to residents in the north of Caerphilly Borough. It is located at the car park, New Tredegar Business Park, White Rose Way, NP24 6BH and you must book an appointment to attend for a test.

09/15/2020 Intensive Care Unit at The Grange University Hospital to Become First in Wales to Use New NHS Wales £13 Million Technology Investment

Hospitals in Wales are to benefit from a new high-tech digital-monitoring system for seriously ill people in Intensive Care Units. 

The new Grange University Hospital in Llanfrechfa, which is scheduled for early opening in November 2020, will be the first to adopt the new system in summer 2021. Planned roll out will then follow to all NHS Wales Intensive Care Units.

<br> 09/13/2020 Newport residents urged to be vigilant for Coronavirus symptoms as cases rise

Members of the public in Newport are being advised of the need to be vigilant for the symptoms of Coronavirus, and of the vital need to stick to social distancing guidelines, as a rise in cases there causes concern.

09/11/2020 Important- Requirement for Face Coverings in all Health Board Premises
Friday 11th September 2020

In the last week, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has seen a significant rise in positive COVID-19 cases within the community, investigations have indicated that a lack of social distancing in all age groups, in a range of different locations, has contributed to the spread of the virus.

09/11/2020 The 'Woodshed' Receive Shipping Container Donated by Laing O'Rourke

On Thursday 10th September, Laing O’Rourke, the main contractors for The Grange University Hospital, donated a shipping container to the 'Woodshed', based at St. Cadoc’s Hospital.

The Woodshed is a Mental Health Woodwork Therapy project for Mental Health patients at the hospital.

09/11/2020 'No Visiting' Policy to be Extended to the Whole of the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Area
09/10/2020 Q&A Session with Dr Sarah Aitken and Dr David Hepburn Now Available to Watch

On Thursday 10th September 2020, Dr Sarah Aitken and Dr David Hepburn took part in a Live Question and Answer session to discuss how the people of Gwent could all help to prevent a second wave of Covid-19.

Anyone who missed the very informative session can watch the video on the Health Board's Facebook page. 

09/10/2020 Temporary Testing Centres Extended in Caerphilly – Drive Through is for Appointments Only
09/10/2020 The Gwent Regional Partnership Team paves the way to put commitment to unpaid carers on the map
09/09/2020 Lockdown of the Caerphilly County area and what it means for local Health Services

Following the local lockdown of the Caerphilly County area from 6pm yesterday (8th September), please see more detailed information on how the recent restrictions could affect your local Health Care services and the way you access them:

09/09/2020 Shielding Information from the Welsh Government

Following the lockdown in Caerphilly, for residents who were shielding prior to 16th of August and remain on the Shielding Patient List, there is no change to the advice from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales.

09/08/2020 Important message - we need your help

From 6pm tonight (Tuesday 8th September 2020), the Caerphilly County Borough Council area will become an enhanced local health protection area and several new Lockdown restrictions come into force.

09/08/2020 Live Q&A Session on 'How you can help prevent a second wave of Covid-19'

Join us for our next Live Q&A Session on Facebook, this Thursday, 10th September 2020, at 6:00pm, where Dr Sarah Aitken and Dr Dave Hepburn will be discussing 'How you can help prevent a second wave of #COVID-19'.

If you have any questions, please send them to us via Facebook, Twitter, or you can e-mail them to us at abhb.enquiries@wales.nhs.uk

09/08/2020 Caerphilly Dental Practices

In order to ensure the safety of the public, patients and health care staff from 6pm today, all Caerphilly Dental Practices will only be able provide urgent/essential dental care and will not see any patients who live outside the borough for routine dental care at this time.

09/08/2020 Dr Sarah Aitken Warns Gwent to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus
09/08/2020 No hospital visiting for Caerphilly residents
09/07/2020 Caerphilly Local Lockdown - Statement from the Gwent Local Resilience Forum
09/07/2020 Temporary drive through testing centre opens in Caerphilly County Borough
09/07/2020 Do you know what our Minor Injury Units can offer you?
09/04/2020 Temporary Coronavirus testing centre opens in Caerphilly
09/04/2020 People in Caerphilly urged to social distance properly as clusters of coronavirus give cause for concern
09/01/2020 Emergency Department Service Changes

You may have noticed that our Emergency departments (A and E) are once again very busy.