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Friday 3rd April 2020

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01/22/2021 Launch of new Mental Health Website in Gwent
Friday 22nd January 2021

Have you visited melo.cymru yet?

The new website is a THE place for mental health information and support if you live in Gwent (that’s Caerphilly, Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent.)

Taking care of our own mental wellbeing, and that of our loved ones has never been more important. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges, worries and stresses, lots of us have had to develop new skills and new ways of coping.

While we can’t take away life’s problems, we can help you find better ways to cope with them.

On the website, you’ll find resources, courses, local opportunities to maintain and improve your mental and physical health. There’s also important information about getting help for you or someone you know.

01/22/2021 Recovery app launched in Wales to help support people with long COVID

A COVID recovery app was launched on Wednesday 20th January  as part of wider support on offer for people experiencing the longer term effects of coronavirus.

<br> 01/26/2021 When to go to a Minor Injury Unit

Since the opening of The Grange University Hospital in November we have changed the way we deliver our services.

01/25/2021 Vaccine update week commencing 25th January 2021

The Covid-19 vaccination team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and our GP practices continue to work tirelessly on the biggest vaccination programme we have seen in our lifetime.

01/22/2021 Road Closure Notice - Postponed

Please note that the Brynmawr - Gilwern road closure planned for this weekend has been postponed to Saturday 6th - Monday 8th February

01/18/2021 Vaccine update week commencing 18th January 2021

Across our Health Board we have now vaccinated a total of 25,877 people.

Residents from 72 of the 95 care homes for older adults within the health board area have been offered the vaccination, with staff in 90% of our older adult care homes being offered the vaccine. We have vaccinated 7,777 80 years and over and 6,500+ frontline health staff.

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.

01/13/2021 Online Nutrition Support Now Available for Cancer Patients
01/26/2021 We Want to Hear About Your Experience at The Grange University Hospital

There's still time to complete  The Grange University Hospital  Patient Experience Survey.

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.

01/25/2021 Send Some Love to your NHS!

Dydd Santes Dwynwen hapus/ Happy St Dwynwen's Day!

This year, we would like to commemorate today's Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers Day by celebrating the love we have for our NHS and our staff.

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.

01/28/2021 COVID-19: Know the Enemy

COVID-19 Strengths: Spreads quickly, often undetected

COVID-19 Weakness: Testing to identify positive cases

01/28/2021 Over 55,000 Vaccinations in Gwent

We are delighted to announce that we have given over 55,000 vaccinations.

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.

01/24/2021 COVID Testing Snow Update

Risk assessments have been carried out and the decision has been made to close all test sites in Gwent.

01/24/2021 Update on Vaccination Centres

We can confirm that both Cwmbran Stadium and the Newport Centre are open for appointments today. Please be careful when you are travelling and arriving at sites.

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: