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12/31/2021 Fad Diets – what's the harm?

With around 63% of the UK adult population classed as being overweight, the start of the New Year is a time when individuals have good intentions to change to a healthier way of eating. However, this is also a peak time for when social media and celebrities try to influence people to follow the latest diet trend.

12/23/2021 Christmas Communication for ED Patients and their Families

Christmas is a time for families to be together, and so we completely appreciate how important it is for families to be able to speak with their loved ones who are patients in our Emergency Department on Christmas Day.

12/23/2021 An Act of Christmas Kindness from Local Primary School

A huge thank you to the year 4 pupils at Glan Usk Primary School in Newport, who have written Christmas letters to the poorly children at The Grange University Hospital as part of their project on Kindness.

12/22/2021 Pregnant Women Can Now Attend Any Vaccination Centre Without Appointment

Please note that pregnant women can attend any of our Mass Vaccination Centres without an appointment for any of their COVID-19 vaccines.

If you are over 20 weeks pregnant, please walk to the front of the queue, make yourself known to staff and you will be fast tracked as a priority.

12/21/2021 A huge thank you to the Community Pharmacists working in our Health Board area!

A huge thank you to the Community Pharmacists working in our Health Board area, who between January and November this year, have collectively:

12/21/2021 Vaccinations during December

Whilst we are trying to deliver as many vaccines as possible during December via the invitation booking system, there is a possibility that we may have some last minute changes to availability.

12/20/2021 Walk in Booster Vaccination Session TODAY ONLY at Newport Centre Until 2.30pm

Due to a number of appointments becoming available at short notice, there is a drop-in session TODAY (Monday 20th December) at the Newport Centre until 2:30pm this afternoon.

This will be for first doses aged 12+, second doses aged 18+ (it must be at least 8 weeks from your first dose) and Boosters (over 30s).

12/17/2021 Collection of Patient Sharps Boxes & Clinical Waste Bags

There will be no changes to collection days over the Christmas period, the service will be running as normal.

12/16/2021 Network Upgrade at Nevill Hall Hospital

On Saturday 18th December we will be carrying out a system upgrade at Nevill Hall Hospital which will require a system wide outage from 06:00 to 08:00hrs. During this time the site will have no access to Networks, Telephony or Wifi. 

12/15/2021 "Don't contact us, we'll contact you" says Health Board on Booster Vaccinations

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has made a plea to local residents, asking them to wait to receive their booster vaccination and NOT to contact the Health Board for details of their appointment.

12/09/2021 Temporary Changes to the Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre Opening Hours

The Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre have made temporary changes to their opening hours. 

12/08/2021 One Year of our Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Today marks one year since our ambitious Mass Vaccination Programme began and we administered our very first Covid-19 vaccinations to our local population, taking our first steps towards protecting Gwent from Coronavirus.

12/07/2021 Supporting Welsh Language Rights Day #Maegenihawl

Today, on Tuesday 7th December 2021, we are supporting the #maegenihawl Welsh Language Rights Day, where we are promoting some of the Welsh language services that we offer to our patients and staff as part of their Welsh Language Rights.

12/06/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board wins Community Transport Champion Award

The Health Board is proud to announce that its Transport to Health Project has won a national Community Transport Champion Award.

12/06/2021 'Transport to Health' Community Shuttle Bus Launches in Gwent

Funded by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Transport to Health Community Transport Fund, The Parish Trust will be launching their brand new Transport To Health Shuttle Bus from Tuesday 7th December.

12/06/2021 Update to Self-isolation Guidance for Close Contacts of Omicron Cases

As the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has now reached Wales, please note the change in isolation rules for contacts of Omicron cases.

12/06/2021 Public Board Bulletin- November 2021
Monday 6th December 2021

Following our Public Board Meeting held on Wednesday 24th November 2021, download the summary of items discussed at the meeting.

Find the meeting's agenda and papers on our Public Board Meetings page.

12/03/2021 Update from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board's Covid-19 Mass Vaccination Team

In light of last week’s announcements from JCVI regarding the expansion of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, we have understandably received a vast amount of queries from our residents about when, where and how they will receive their newly-announced second or booster doses.

12/03/2021 The Parish Trust: Community Shuttle Bus Launches

Funded by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Transport to Health Community Transport Fund, The Parish Trust will be launching their brand new Transport To Health Shuttle Bus from Tuesday 7th December.

12/02/2021 Palliative Care Patient Marries Long Term Partner with Help from Hospital Staff

A patient in the last few weeks of his life was able to fulfil one of his final wishes by marrying his long term partner last week, as the Palliative Care Team and Ward 4/3 at Nevill Hall Hospital organised their wedding on the ward.

12/02/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Appoints Interim Vice-Chair

We are pleased to announce that the Minister for Health and Social Services has confirmed the appointment of Pippa Britton as Interim Vice-Chair of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board until 31 March 2022.