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08/27/2021 Maternity Services over the Bank Holiday Weekend

We are expecting a high number of births over the Bank Holiday weekend and we are currently experiencing staff shortages across a number of our hospitals.

08/27/2021 Prioritisation for Urgently Needed Blood Tests

NHS services are currently affected by an international shortage of blood collection tubes used for taking some blood samples (blood tests).

08/27/2021 Bank Holiday Hours for Mass Vaccination Booking Centre line

Please note that the Mass Vaccination Booking Centre line will be operating at the slightly reduced hours of 10:00am - 4:00pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 30th August only.

08/27/2021 First Minister Conducts Official Opening Ceremony at The Grange University Hospital

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s new Specialist and Critical Care Centre, The Grange University Hospital, was officially opened today by Rt Hon Mark Drakeford, MS First Minister of Wales.

08/24/2021 AstraZeneca vaccine walk-in clinic - Tuesday 31st August

AstraZeneca vaccine walk-in clinics for second doses only for anyone who received their first dose on or before 6th July 2021.

08/20/2021 Children's Emergency Assessment Unit at The Grange University Hospital

From Monday 23rd August until Thursday 26th August there will be some structural work being undertaken in the Children’s Emergency Assessment Unit at The Grange University Hospital.

08/20/2021 Urgent Message - Fault with Vaccination Booking Line & Referral and Booking Team Line

We are currently experiencing some faults on the telephone lines for the Vaccination Booking Line and some lines to our Referral and Booking team.

08/16/2021 Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Introduces Virtual Consultations

A number of our services are now offering virtual appointments to allow our patients to attend pre-arranged appointments using a video call, rather than attending in person. 

08/12/2021 Urgent Message from our Sexual and Reproductive Health Team

Thursday 12th August 2021

Due to unforeseen technical difficulties with our IT systems, we are currently unable to take any calls. We apologise for any inconvenience and aim to get these issues resolved as soon as possible.

08/12/2021 Gwent Liver Unit Patient Support Evening

The Gwent Liver Unit will be holding a Patient Support Evening from 5:30pm on Tuesday 7th September 2021 in Belle Vue Park, Newport.

08/09/2021 Covid Vaccination Walk-In Clinics

Vaccination Walk-In Clinics

Please see details below of our upcoming Covid vaccination walk-in clinics.

08/06/2021 Update on Visiting Restrictions

It is pleasing to note Welsh Government Alert levels have reduced to 0 for the general population, but in line with national guidance COVID measures remain in place on healthcare premises

08/05/2021 NHS Pharmacy Support for Smokers

Did you know that smoking cessation services can be accessed via your local pharmacy? Over the last year, there were three pharmacies within our Health Board area who were extremely proactive in working with smokers to help them quit.

08/04/2021 COVID-19 Vaccination – JCVI announcement on vaccinating Children & Young People

Following today’s announcement and recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations regarding the vaccination of all those aged 16 and 17 years old, we would like to assure our residents that we will be contacting all those eligible for vaccination to offer an appointment over the next few weeks.

08/04/2021 Details of Walk-In Vaccination Clinics

Details of our next Pfizer vaccine walk-in vaccination sessions are below: 

08/02/2021 Change to Vaccination Booking Centre Opening Hours
Monday 2nd August 2021

Please note that with effect from Monday 9th August, our opening hours will be:

8am – 6pm, Monday to Friday

8am – 1pm, Saturday and Sunday