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Friday 3rd April 2020

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10/29/2021 Age Connects Torfaen Receives A Transport Boost

We are pleased to share that Age Connects Torfaen has been awarded a grant of £10,000 from the ‘Transport to Health’ project to enhance its existing transport service. The service will now be able to offer transport for older people living in Torfaen to access a hospital appointment.

10/29/2021 Mass Vaccination Booking Centre Phone Lines

Our phone lines are extremely busy at the moment and it may take longer than expected for your call to be answered.

10/29/2021 Our 'Work With Us' Recruitment Roadshows are Coming to a Town Near You!

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is touring the area to recruit new members of staff and ensure local residents understand the recent changes to the healthcare system.

Ahead of the busy Winter period, we're conducting a dual-purpose engagement roadshow to fill a number of job vacancies within the local health sector, as well as to help local residents make the right choices when they need care.

10/29/2021 Lifesavers Needed in Caerphilly

The Welsh Blood Service has clinics coming up in the Borough of Caerphilly

10/28/2021 Facebook Live Q&A on Current NHS Pressures- 7pm on Wednesday 3rd November 2021

Do you have questions about our Health Board and the pressures we're currently facing?

A team of expert clinicians will be answering your questions live on our Facebook page on Wednesday 3rd November at 7pm.

10/28/2021 Do you have a child under 5 years old?

We no longer recommend that children under 5 take COVID-19 tests

10/27/2021 Dementia-Friendly Hospital Charter Webinar

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is delighted to work with Improvement Cymru to host an online event with Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle, Professor Dawn Brooker, Professor Katie Featherstone, Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and Lleisiau Dementia.

10/26/2021 Saturday morning clinics available for Cervical Screening

From the 6th November to the end of March 2022, Aneurin Bevan is offering Saturday morning clinics for women that are due for Cervical Screening. These clinics will be held across the region and you can call directly to book an appointment.

10/25/2021 Health Board Turned Pink in Aid of Breast Cancer Awareness and New Breast Centre

Monday 25th October 2021

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board was turned pink on Friday 22nd October for the national Turn it Pink Day.

10/22/2021 New Life for Old Mobility Aids
10/01/2021 Why are GP Practices currently working differently?

Our Deputy Medical Director and GP, Liam Taylor talks about why GP Practices are currently working differently and the significant demands we are facing in general practice since the Covid pandemic.

10/22/2021 Road Closure Notice 29th October - 1st November 2021

The A465 between Brynmawr & Glanbaiden will be closed from 20:30 Friday 29th October - 06:00 Monday 1st November 2021. 

10/20/2021 Could You Be Eligible to Participate in This VROOM Study?
Wednesday 20th October 2021

Do you take methotrexate for your arthritis or for a skin condition?

If so, you may be eligible to take part in this VROOM study.

10/20/2021 Help Re-design Heart Failure Services in Wales

We are recruiting for a pioneering co-production Community Advisory Panel in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

10/18/2021 Wales Covid-19 Well-being Third Survey

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is supporting a national longitudinal study aiming to understand how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has impacted on the mental health and emotional well-being of people across Wales.

10/18/2021 World Menopause Day 2021- Would you like to know more about the Menopause?

It's World Menopause Day!

Would you like to know more about the Menopause?

10/15/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is urging people to seek advice before attending hospital this Winter
Friday 15th October 2021

As NHS staff continue to respond to the consequences of the Coronavirus Pandemic, this year’s winter season is set to be the busiest ever recorded for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, along with other Health Boards across Wales and the UK.

10/15/2021 Health Board Staff and Patients Celebrate Shwmae Su'mae Day 2021

Diwrnod Shwmae Hapus / Happy Shwmae Day!

Today- 15th October 2021- is an annual celebration of the Welsh Language in Wales.

10/13/2021 New Guidance Around Covid-19 Testing, Isolating and NHS Covid Passes

From Monday 11th October, you must use the NHS COVID Pass to show that you are fully vaccinated or have tested negative to attend large events, nightclubs and other similar venues. Please see information below on how to access your NHS COVID Pass.  

10/13/2021 Health Board Vacancies for Independent Member (Finance) and Independent Member (Digital)

The Health Board has 2 exciting opportunities for you to use your skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people served by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.....

10/11/2021 A464 Weekend Road Closure Between Brynmawr and Gilwern

Please note that the A465 will be closed between Brynmawr and Gilwern from 20:30 on Friday 15th October to 06:00 on Monday 18th October 2021.

10/11/2021 Temporary Reduced Service for Customer Management Centre

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Customer Management Centre will be running a reduced service this week (Week commencing 11th October 2021).

10/08/2021 New service at the Royal Gwent Hospital to care for respiratory patients

The Health Board is introducing a new service at the Royal Gwent Hospital to care for respiratory patients on Monday (11th October).

10/11/2021 Over a quarter of a million Video Consultations delivered across Wales

Digital Health Wales report over 250,000 video consultations have taken place between patients and clinicians in Wales since March 2020.

10/07/2021 10th October 2021 is World Mental Health Day

The theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’.

10/06/2021 The Mass Vaccination Booking Centre are continuing to experience issues with their phone line

The Mass Vaccination Booking Centre are continuing to experience issues with their phone line, resulting in callers experiencing unusually long waits to speak to a call handler. This is still under investigation and we apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

<br> 10/06/2021 New dates released for Covid-19 Mobile Testing Units

The Health Board has coordinated the following Covid-19 Mobile Testing Units:

10/01/2021 Walk-in Vaccination Clinic - Abertillery

Please be aware that the Walk-in Vaccination Clinic in Abertillery on 9th October 2021 has been cancelled.

 

 

10/01/2021 New NHS Wales Chief Executive and Director General for Health and Social Services appointed

The new Chief Executive of the NHS in Wales and Director General for Health and Social Services will be Judith Paget, it has been announced.