|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||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||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||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.
|05/26/2021||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.
|05/25/2021||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||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||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
|05/24/2021||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.
|05/21/2021||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
|05/20/2021||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.
|05/12/2021||Happy International Nurses Day!|
|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.
|05/08/2021||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.
|05/07/2021||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)!
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.