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Friday 3rd April 2020

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             Date Title Summary
02/26/2021 Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus/ Happy St David's Day!

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus/ Happy St David's Day!

St David's famous words- "Do the little things in life"- have been more relevant in the past year than they have ever been before.

02/25/2021 New Initiative for Relatives to Enquire About Patients in our Hospitals
We would like to remind you that we now have Telephonists at each of our main hospital sites, who serve as a point of contact for callers enquiring for updates on relatives.
02/08/2021 Lead Nurse Explains New Mass Vaccination Placement for Student Nurses

The Covid-19 Pandemic has resulted in the biggest vaccination programme we’ve seen in our lifetime. This has, of course, brought about many challenges. However, it has also offered many opportunities that wouldn’t usually arise.

02/25/2021 The Benefits of our Home First Team!

Most patients can’t wait to get home from hospital and the sooner the better. This isn’t just because it’s where they want to be, it’s also better for recovery once acute hospital care is no longer needed.

02/24/2021 Closing of Whiteheads Car Park, near the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

The Health Board's licence to occupy the Whiteheads car park expires on Sunday 28 February 2021, and those attending the hospital will no longer be able to utilise this car parking facility with effect from 1 March 2021. 

02/01/2021 Vaccine update week commencing 1st February 2021

Weekly Progress (25th January - 1st February)

02/05/2021 100,000 People Vaccinated in Gwent!

We are incredibly delighted to announce the fantastic news that we have given over 100,000 vaccinations.

02/22/2021 No evidence' Covid-19 vaccine will affect fertility, say unions

The Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have issued a joint statement to confirm there is “no evidence to suggest that Covid-19 vaccines will affect fertility”. 

 

02/19/2021 Arts in Health and Wellbeing – working to support our colleagues and community

Throughout the pandemic, the groundswell of support for the NHS that we have witnessed, came to be symbolised by the rainbows that have filled our streets. 

02/09/2021 How Captain Sir Tom Moore's Fundraising Efforts Have Benefitted our Staff and Patients

We are so humbled and grateful to the late Captain Sir Tom Moore for all his incredible fundraising efforts for the NHS.

Thanks to the money we received from his hard work, we have been able to purchase items and support services that make a real difference to the well-being of our staff and patients.

02/18/2021 Young Person Aged 16-25 in Gwent? We want to hear from you!

We are excited to announce that melo, our new mental wellbeing website, will be holding a workshop for young people aged 16-25 in Gwent! We will be gathering feedback from young people across Gwent on how we can make our website and resources even better. Our workshop will be held on the 25th February at 5.30pm, via a zoom call.

02/08/2021 Vaccine update week commencing 8th February 2021

Last week, we reached the milestone of 100,000 vaccinations and have now vaccinated a total of 111,443 people across our Health Board. A huge thank you to all those who have attended their vaccination
appointments so far. Without you, these fantastic figures would not be possible.

02/08/2021 All Wales Covid-19 Well-being Second Survey

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

02/04/2021 New Mass Vaccination Centre Open in Newbridge

We are so proud of our Vaccination Team for all their hard work, as we opened another of our Mass Vaccination Centres, this time in Newbridge, last Saturday.

02/12/2021 Valentine's Reunion for Married Patients at County Hospital

We're celebrating Valentine's Day with the heartwarming story of Mr and Mrs Sneddon..

02/10/2021 Help us improve 'The Future of Primary Healthcare Premises in Wales'

The Welsh Government has partnered with Archus to review all Primary Care facilities in Wales, in order to identify areas requiring modernisation in line with current regulations.

02/02/2021 Board News - January 2021

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 January 2021 'Virtual' Public Board meeting.

02/05/2021 Road Closure Notice

Please note that the A465 between Brynmawr and Gilwern will be closed this weekend from 06:00am Saturday 6th February - 06:00am Monday 8th February 2021.

02/18/2021 Walled Garden Newsletter

Welcome to the latest issue of The Walled Garden newsletter. In this issue:

02/15/2021 On-Demand Hospital Radio Service 'YYFM' Launches at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

A new, innovative, on-demand hospital radio service has launched at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, to help
combat loneliness, boredom and the feeling of isolation that some patients face when staying in
hospital- something that has only been emphasised during the Coronavirus pandemic.

02/11/2021 Free 6 Week Mindfulness Course for residents of Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent

The Present is a six-week online course co-delivered by practitioners of the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Valleys Steps.

02/03/2021 Facebook Live Vaccination Q&A

Do you have a question about the Coronavirus vaccine? Ask the experts!

02/02/2021 Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019

The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales has investigated a complaint and found service failure by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (“the Health Board”) and has sent a report on the results of his investigation to the Health Board.

02/19/2021 Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre

The Outpatient Referral & Booking Centre has  now reverted  to their normal opening hours.  With immediate effect they will be open from Monday to Friday between 8:00am and 6:00pm and Saturday mornings 8:00am - 12:00noon.