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Friday 3rd April 2020

For any updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit our dedicated Coronavirus Page.

             Date Title Summary
05/28/2021 600,000 vaccination doses

We are extremely proud to announce that we have now hit the milestone of administering 600,000 vaccinations (combination of first and second doses)!

05/28/2021 Primary school children say a special Thank You to nurses and midwives

Yesterday (Thursday 27th May), we had the absolute pleasure of the Year 5 class from St Andrew’s Primary School, Newport visiting the Royal Gwent Hospital to present our nurses with gifts of thanks for all the hard work they have carried out over the last year.

05/28/2021 Telephone lines back in service at Risca Health Centre

The previous network problems at Risca Health Centre have now been rectified and the telephone lines are now back in service.

05/27/2021 Network Failure at Risca Health Centre

There has been a network failure at Risca Health Centre this afternoon which has resulted in the Podiatry Booking Centre lines becoming unavailable.

05/27/2021 Llanfrechfa Walled Garden 'Have a Grow Day'

The Llanfrechfa Grange Walled Garden is taking part in the UK wide “Have a Grow” day on Saturday 5th June.

05/27/2021 Cancer Services- What would you like to know more about?

Next month, we will be shining a spotlight on Cancer services within our Health Board.

05/27/2021 Issues with Vaccination Booking Line

We are currently experiencing significant issues with our vaccination booking line.

05/25/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Open Temporary COVID-19 Testing Unit in Abergavenny

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a mobile COVID-19 testing in Abergavenny. The temporary facility will be based at Abergavenny Adult Community Education Centre (NP7 6EL)

05/25/2021 Update on Hospital Visiting Restrictions

It is encouraging to see the COVID alert level reducing in Wales, so much so, we can look to adjust hospital visiting restrictions.

05/25/2021 Community Response Team win Nursing Times Award

Charlotte Leonard, Rapid Response Nurse for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board recently entered the Caerphilly Community Response Team into the Nursing Times Awards

05/21/2021 Live Q&A Session on Maternity Services- Thursday 27th May
Friday 21st May

Do you have a question about Maternity services in our Health Board?

Join us on Thursday 27th May at 3pm for our LIVE Maternity Q&A session on Facebook, or watch it back at a later time on our Facebook page- @AneurinBevanHealthBoard

05/24/2021 Vaccination Certificates for International Travel

On 17th May 2021 the First Minister announced that international travel would resume and confirmed that Wales would use the same traffic-light system for international travel as in other parts of the UK.

05/20/2021 Dementia Action Week (#DAW2021) May 17th – May 23rd 2021

Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees organisations and the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

05/20/2021 Friends of ABUHB Breast Unit raise over £152,000

The Friends of ABUHB (Aneurin Bevan University Health Board) Breast Unit was set up in 2018 with the aim of raising £200k towards the new unit, which is due to open at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr in late 2021.

05/18/2021 If giving is in your blood, please help

The Welsh Blood Service needs to collect over 350 donations of blood every day and demand has risen steadily over the last 10 years as medical techniques become evermore sophisticated.

05/17/2021 Celebrating 100 years of insulin

This week 17th- 23rd May 2021 we are pledging to 'Think Insulin' as part of Insulin Safety Week 2021. Our Diabetes Specialist Teams across the Health Board are helping to raise awareness of the importance of reducing insulin errors in people living with Diabetes.

05/14/2021 Alert Level in Wales to Be Reduced Next Monday, 17th May
05/14/2021 Work with us, not against us, say emergency workers after rise in assaults
05/14/2021 Mental Health Awareness Week: Mental Health and Nutrition

It is well known that what we eat impacts our mental health as well as our physical health.

05/14/2021 HIV Testing Week 14th - 21st May 2021

Spring HIV Testing week is from 14th - 21st May 2021. This campaign organised by Fast Track Cities Cardiff encourages partner organisations in community, health care and policy institutions throughout Wales to unite to increase testing efforts and promote awareness of the benefits of earlier hepatitis and HIV testing.

05/11/2021 Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic, Eton Road - 22nd May 2021

If you are 40 years and older and have not received your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, please come along the drop in clinic on 22nd May. No appointment necessary.

 

05/12/2021 Happy International Nurses Day!
05/07/2021 500,000 Vaccinations Given

We are extremely proud to announce that we have now hit the momentous milestone of administering half a million vaccinations (combination of first and second doses)!

05/08/2021 Health Board Doctor features in new book launched by the Duchess of Cambridge

A Health Board doctor who photographed herself after wearing PPE at the height of the pandemic last year has featured in a national exhibition and book as part of an initiative launched by Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.

05/26/2021 Covid-19 Testing Team Annual Report 2020/2021

Following 12 months of testing, please see the Health Board's Covid-19 Testing Team Annual Report 2021/2021.

05/07/2021 JCVI Announcement

Today (Friday 7th May) the JCVI have announced that those under 40 years (with no clinical risk factors) should be offered an alternative vaccine to Oxford AstraZeneca. 

05/05/2021 Think 111 First

The Health Board has today (5th May) launched a new campaign to encourage people to 'Think 111 First' if you have an urgent healthcare issue and are unsure what to do.

05/05/2021 Seconds Save Lives – Clean your hands

We are marking World Hand Hygiene Day (5th May) this year by encouraging our staff, patients and visitors to continue to think about the importance of clean hands.

05/04/2021 Health Board meets with St George's to discuss the benefits of Physician Associates
Tuesday 4th May 2021

As the Health Board looks to expand the role of Physician Associates (PAs), last week colleagues from St Georges University Teaching Hospital in London took time to virtually meet with our Surgical Leads to discuss the benefits that the PA role can bring to front-door and elective surgical services.