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01/26/2022 Welsh Government announcement: Self-isolation period reduced

Please see the following Welsh Government announcement issued today advising that people who test positive for Covid-19 will be able to leave self-isolation after five full days if they have two negative lateral flow tests.

01/25/2022 Celebrating Dydd Santes Dwynwen Day

Dydd Santes Dwynwen hapus/ Happy St Dwynwen's Day!

In aid of today's Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers Day, we received some amazing messages of love and support from pupils at Ysgol Gymraeg Casnewydd, a local Welsh-medium Primary School in Newport.

As they celebrate their love for their local NHS, some of the school's year groups have produced their own drawings, pictures, video messages and signs for our staff (pictured below).

01/21/2022 Walk-in Vaccination Sessions Week Commencing 24th January 2022

The following walk-in vaccination sessions will be operating for the week commencing Monday 24th January 2022.

01/20/2022 Investigations ongoing following a confirmed case of TB at Blackwood Comprehensive School

Public Health Wales, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Caerphilly County Borough Council are investigating a single case of tuberculosis (TB) in an individual associated with Blackwood Comprehensive School.

01/20/2022 348,319 Boosters in 16 weeks. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board thanks its community for its strong support

Since September 20th 2021  the Health Board has administered 348,319 Boosters to its local residents.

01/20/2022 Smoke-Free Hospital Grounds

If you smoke and are visiting one of our hospitals, please remember…

01/17/2022 Cervical Cancer Prevention Week- 17-23 January 2022

It's Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and it's important to know which signs and symptoms of Cervical Cancer to look out for.

01/14/2022 Children Who Are Household Contacts of Immunosuppressed Residents to be Offered a Primary Course of Covid-19 Vaccination

In-line with the JCVI Covid-19 vaccination advice for Children and Young People, children aged 5 to 11 who are household contacts of immunosuppressed residents will be offered a primary course of Covid-19 vaccination.

01/13/2022 Messages from Home Service

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board appreciates how important it is for patients and their loved ones to see each other whilst they are receiving care in hospital.

01/13/2022 Message from the Referral and Booking Centre

The Health Board's Referral and Booking Centre is receiving an extremely high number of calls today (Thursday 13th January) which means callers may be waiting longer than usual for their call to be answered.

01/13/2022 'Dementia and the Welsh Language' Webinar - 25th of January, 12-2pm

Staff and the public are invited to attend a free virtual webinar titled ‘Dementia and the Welsh Language’ on the 25th of January at 12:00pm until 14:00pm. This webinar from the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research discusses the impact of dementia and the Welsh language.

01/11/2022 "Help us to help you this winter" – Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan

Help us to help you this winter urges Health Minister Eluned Morgan as more funding to relieve pressures and help the NHS and social care this winter is announced.

01/11/2022 Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care

The positions of Chair, Deputy Chair and six Non-Executive Members for the Citizen Voice Body have been advertised at the following link:

01/07/2022 Hospital Visiting Statement- 9th January 2022

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board appreciates how important it is for patients and their loved ones to see each other whilst they are receiving care in hospital. We need to carefully balance this with the risk to patients, family members and staff that visiting brings whilst Covid is so rife in the community.

Due to the increasing challenges faced as a result of the new Omicron variant and in order to protect the safety of patients and staff, the Health Board will now be operating essential-only visiting from Monday 10th January 2022.

01/06/2022 Road closure near General Offices, Ebbw Vale

Please note that from 4 January until 1 July 2022, a section of road will be closed near our vaccination centre at General Offices in Ebbw Vale.

The town’s 200 year old Big Arch is undergoing restoration, therefore a section of Steel Works Road (B4485) that passes under the bridge will be closed, both ways, from Lime Avenue to Ebbw Vale Football Club.

01/06/2022 Lateral Flow Tests

Lateral flow tests can be used to check for COVID-19 by anyone who does not have symptoms. The tests are free and can be collected from most pharmacies or a local collection point.

You can also order online for home delivery. You can order 1 home testing kit (7 tests) at a time. Delivery takes 1 to 2 days.