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12/13/2022 Make a patient happy with help from your Pet Dog!
12/13/2022 Walk-in Autumn Booster COVID-19 vaccination clinics available for over 50s or 18 – 49 years in a clinically at risk group

If you are eligible, you can now walk-in to any of our vaccination sites and receive a Covid-19 Autumn Booster without an appointment

12/12/2022 Emergency Department Under Extreme Pressure

We are currently seeing high numbers of winter viruses spreading throughout Gwent and our services have been under severe pressure all weekend.

12/07/2022 #BeKind Campaign Launched

“Upset, ashamed and frightened” – this is not how anybody would want NHS staff to feel…

12/21/2022 Patient Advice for Welsh Ambulance Service Strike Action- 21st December 2022

Today, industrial action is being taken by a trade union representing staff in the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust. This action will have a significant impact on the ambulance service’s ability to respond to calls, and may also cause delays to some of our urgent care services.

12/07/2022 Celebrating Welsh Language Rights Day!

Today, we're supporting Welsh Language Rights Day, which raises awareness of the rights patients have to use the Welsh language with us..

12/30/2022 Winter Pressures Across our Services

You will no doubt have seen the extreme pressures on the NHS across Wales and the UK at the moment.

12/23/2022 Heart-warming Festive Video- 'Patched Up For Christmas'- Shows How NHS Staff Are the True Spirit of Christmas

“While we can’t all be home for Christmas, we’re doing everything we can to make sure our patients can be” is the poignant message of an uplifting festive video celebrating the incredible contribution of NHS staff.

12/20/2022 Priority Services Register

The Energy Networks Association has a website providing members of the public with helpful advice on what to do should you experience power cuts.

12/20/2022 Extreme Winter Pressure on our Services

Like the rest of Wales, our services remain under extreme pressure this week. We are seeing an increase in people attending all our services with Flu, Covid and other respiratory illnesses and this is resulting in long waits for patients.

12/06/2022 Complications to Strep A infection remains rare, say public health experts

Public Health Wales is reminding parents that cases of invasive group A streptococcal infection (iGAS) remain rare in Wales, and that children have a very low risk of contracting the disease.

12/20/2022 Toughest ever winter for Health and Social Care
12/23/2022 Aneurin Bevan's Suspected Cancer Health Optimisation and Prehabilitation Project

Funding has been awarded from Wales Cancer Network and Bevan Commission Innovation fund for a Suspected Cancer Health Optimisation and Prehabilitation Project.

12/20/2022 Highly pollutive desflurane gas use stopped across hospitals in Wales health board first

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB)’s anaesthetic department has become the first in Wales to stop the use of highly pollutive desflurane gas, across all hospital sites.

12/16/2022 New Way to Access Mental Health and Well-being Support in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
12/06/2022 Walk-in Autumn Booster vaccination clinics available for over 65s
12/15/2022 Important Information for Patients

Our Booking Centre staff are currently ringing patients to arrange an appointment and will be calling from a number beginning with 0330.

12/22/2022 Mass Vaccination Opening and Closing times over Christmas
12/15/2022 Outpatient Appointments Will Go Ahead As Planned

Please be assured that our Health Board will not be taking part in the strikes and therefore any outpatient appointments planned will not be affected. Please attend your scheduled appointment as normal unless you have been informed otherwise by the department you are attending.

12/05/2022 New "One Stop" Diagnostic Service Opens at the Grange University Hospital

A new Rapid Diagnostic Clinic has opened at the Grange University Hospital. Providing a new pathway for patients who visit their GP with “Vague Symptoms” who do not fit into existing suspected cancer pathways.  They are referred to the clinic by a GP, where they can receive rapid diagnosis and a treatment plan.

12/01/2022 Plans to Keep Gwent Well This Winter – We're in this Together!

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is working together with the public and partner organisations to keep Gwent well this winter.

12/14/2022 Local Mum, Thanks NHS Staff with Crowdfunded CuddleCot for Maternity Services

Gwent Mum, Cally Ahearne, has commemorated her son, who tragically passed 90 minutes after birth, by donating a CuddleCot to The Grange University Hospital.

12/14/2022 New mass vaccination centre in the former Debenhams site in Newport to open Monday 19th December
12/21/2022 Flu cases across Gwent Surge: Public urged to walk-in to our Mass Vaccination Centres for their vaccinations to protect themselves against flu over Christmas

Flu is on the rise in Gwent- in the last week we have seen nearly a 50% increase in flu cases across our communities, and large increase in the number people being admitted to hospital with severe flu. We are urging anyone who is eligible for a free flu vaccination to take up their offer without delay- you can now walk-in to any of our mass vaccination centres without an appointment.