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Friday 3rd April 2020

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             Date Title Summary
06/30/2021 Infographic demonstrates growth in independent prescribing in wales: Cross organisation approach highlights pace of change

Welsh Government, NHS Wales, and community pharmacy have today (30 June 2021) released a detailed infographic to highlight the growing importance of independent prescribing.

06/28/2021 £64 million funding to back UK-wide plan to strengthen clinical research delivery

Patients across the UK will benefit from a super-charged clinical research system, backed by over £64 million of dedicated investment, which will save lives across the country. 

06/24/2021 Sexual Health Telephone Lines

Due to circumstances beyond our control, on Friday 25th June our triage telephone line will only be open in the morning from 9:00am - 12:00 midday.

06/24/2021 Team County Named as Finalists for Royal College of Nursing Award
Thursday 24th June 2021

We're delighted to announce that the team at County Community Hospital have been named as finalists in the Nursing Older People category of the Royal College of Nursing Awards for their new intergenerational partnership scheme with a local Primary School.

06/23/2021 The NHS Wales COVID-19 Innovation and Transformation Study Report

A new report examining learning and innovative practice that has emerged from across NHS Wales in response to COVID-19 has been released today (23rd June) by Swansea University, on behalf of NHS Wales organisations and partners.

06/23/2021 The Future of UK Clinical Research Delivery

Patients across the UK will benefit from a super-charged clinical research system, backed by over £64 million of dedicated investment, which will save lives across the country. 

06/23/2021 Findings of Mental Health Public Engagement Published in Report

Wednesday 23rd June 2021

We are pleased to report that, following our Public Engagement on Adult Mental Health Services in our Health Board area, we have carried out an analysis on responses and all comments submitted. 

06/22/2021 Testing Advice for People with Covid-19 symptoms

With the increasing number of cases of the Delta Covid-19 variant across Wales, including the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area, we are reminding people that if they have any symptoms of Covid-19 that they must book a Covid-19 test with the Health Board.

06/17/2021 Health Minister visit to Long COVID team

The Health Board was delighted to host a visit from the new Minister for Health and Social Care, Eluned Morgan, this week. The minister visited Newport Velodrome to hear about our post COVID recovery services.

06/17/2021 Diabetes Week 2021

Diabetes Week is here! And this year, we're telling #DiabetesStories from all corners of the UK. We're looking back on an extraordinary year and looking forward to what’s to come, and, above all celebrating the incredible diabetes community.

06/17/2021 Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics

We will be holding walk-in vaccination clinics in the Newport and Ebbw Vale areas on Saturday 26th June.

06/16/2021 Visiting in Hospital Grounds

The Health Board has recently witnessed an increase in patients receiving visitors outside in the hospital grounds.

06/15/2021 Abuse has no age limit

Tuesday 15th June marks International Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert is working with partners to help professionals working in communities recognise the signs and behaviours of elder abuse.  

06/14/2021 Covid-19 Vaccines - Ask the Experts

Join us at our virtual event where our panel of experts will discuss and answer all your questions about the Covid-19 vaccines.

06/11/2021 Update on Hospital Visiting Restrictions

We have carefully considered our approach to Hospital Visiting and following a pilot in Nevill Hall Hospital, we have now extended visiting to more hospitals including The Grange University Hospital, Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan, The Royal Gwent Hospital and Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, together with continued visiting at Nevill Hall Hospital.

06/11/2021 Supporting Carers in Primary care - Carers Week 7th - 13th June 2021

A key priority this year has been the identifying and supporting carers through primary care health services. With the lockdown restrictions this has meant thinking more strategically about how we best provide responsive support.

06/10/2021 Celebrating our PRIDE Role Models
06/10/2021 Theatre Teams Test State-of-the-art Operating Robot at Royal Gwent Hospital
Thursday 10th June

Last week, Surgeons and Theatre staff at the Royal Gwent Hospital were fortunate to have the opportunity to test-drive a state-of-the-art Operative Robot.

06/10/2021 Reduced Hours for Vaccination Booking Centre Line

Please note that the vaccination booking centre line will be operating from 7:00am - 6:00pm instead of the usual 7:00am - 7:00pm for Thursday 10th June only.

06/08/2021 Vaccination Booking Centre

Due to a planned fire-drill at the Vaccination Booking Centre, there will be minor disruption to the service for approximately 10 – 15 minutes. Unfortunately, as the original timescale has been delayed we're unable to specify the time this will take place.  

06/07/2021 Minor Issues with Vaccination Booking Line

We are still experiencing minor technical issues with our vaccination booking line.

06/07/2021 Carers Week 7th - 13th June 2021

This week is Carers Week 7th – 13th June across the UK. People and organisations across Gwent are coming together to make a pledge to unpaid carers.  

06/07/2021 Today is World Orthoptic Day

Today, Orthoptists around the world are celebrating World Orthoptic Day.

06/07/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Open New Tempoary COVID-19 Test Facility in Maindee, Newport

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are opening a mobile COVID-19 testing in Maindee, Newport. The temporary facility will be based at Maindee Carpark on Chepstow Road (NP19 8XA).

06/06/2021 The Grange University Hospital are experiencing service problems with our laboratories.

We are experiencing some service problems today with our laboratories in The Grange University Hospital. This is causing issues across the site which is resulting in significant delays...

06/04/2021 If you smoke and are visiting people in hospital, remember......

All Aneurin Bevan University Hospitals are Smoke-Free. It is illegal to smoke on hospital grounds and anybody smoking in smoke-free areas could be fined £100. 

06/02/2021 Happy Volunteers Week to Our Amazing Volunteers!
Wednesday 2 June 2021

We would like to wish every single one of our amazing volunteers a happy volunteers' week.

06/03/2021 Llamau partners with social enterprise IRISi, delivering domestic abuse programme across Gwent
06/02/2021 New Young Carers book educates readers that It's Cool to Care!
Wednesday 2nd June 2021

The Gwent Carers Regional Partnership Board is proud to support the launch of its Young Carers book ‘It’s cool to care’, in recognition of Carers week, which takes place between 7th and 13th June 2021.

06/01/2021 Help Us Shape Pharmaceutical Services in our Health Board

This consultation provides an opportunity to help shape pharmaceutical services in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and make sure that they are meeting the needs of local people.

06/01/2021 Twenty years of our wonderful Filipino nurses

Twenty years ago today on 1st June 2001, we were fortunate enough to welcome the first ever cohort of Filipino Nurses to our Health Board.