|Health Board de-escalates from Business Continuity status
Following our announcement on Tuesday evening, we are pleased to announce that we have now de-escalated from ‘business continuity’ status.
|Update on the Health Board's Current Situation
Thank you to all Gwent residents for your patience, support and questions. Our hospitals and services remain incredibly busy today and we would ask local people to help us by following the advice we issued last night.
|Urgent Message Regarding The Grange University Hospital
The Health Board is under sustained and unprecedented pressure. Despite actions to try to stabilise our services, today we have had to declare a state of ‘business continuity’.
Our Emergency Department at The Grange University Hospital is extremely busy, and we have seen a record number of attendances, and waits to see a doctor, in some cases, are greater than 14 hours where the patient’s condition isn’t life threatening. We have very few beds available across our hospitals to accommodate patients requiring admission.
|Celebrating the Achievements of our Workforce at the Staff Recognition Awards
Yesterday, Monday 28th March 2022, the Health Board held the first Staff Recognition Awards since before the Covid-19 Pandemic began.
Postponed from December 2021, the event- which usually sees colleagues from across the Health Board gathering to celebrate each other’s achievements at the Christchurch Centre in Newport- was held virtually for the very first time.
|Cwmbran Stadium Mass Vaccination Centre relocating for next phase of Vaccination Programme
From Monday 28th March, our Mass Vaccination team will be relocating from Cwmbran Stadium to its new location at the Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus.
|Wednesday 23rd March 2022, National Day of Reflection
On Wednesday 23rd March 2022, the ‘National Day of Reflection’ organised by Marie Curie, marks the second anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown.
|Liberty Protection Safeguards – Consultation now open
Thursday 17th March the Welsh Government and DHSC announced consultation on the regulations and code of practice for the implementation of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) .
|Temporary Reduced General Dermatology Service
Please note that from the week commencing Monday 21st March 2022, there is likely to be a delay in responding to any messages left on the General Dermatology answer phone, due to staff sickness and isolation in the General Dermatology department.
Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
|Text Messages from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
We are currently in the process of contacting certain groups of patients on our waiting lists via text message.
|Health Information to Be Delivered to Every Home in Gwent
A new guide to help Gwent residents choose the right healthcare service will be delivered to homes across the area from today.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has launched the new booklet- entitled NHS Services for you and your Family – to offer advice to residents of the area when they need medical help but are unsure where to go.
|Message from the Referral and Booking Centre Team
The Referral and Booking Centre is currently experiencing printing issues, which may result in a delay with some patients receiving their outpatient letters relating to the following specialities:
|Improvement Works at The Grange University Hospital's Emergency Department and Children's Emergency Assessment Unit
We are currently in the process of carrying out improvement works to expand The Grange University Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) and Children’s Emergency Assessment Unit (CEAU).
|National Careers Week – 7th-12th March
In honour of it being National Careers Week (7th – 12th March), we met with Arian, a Management Graduate who is currently working in the Health Board and completing a Masters degree through the NHS Wales Management Graduate scheme.
|Recognising our Amazing Colleagues on International Women's Day!
International Women’s Day, on 8th March, celebrates the achievements of women across the world.
Today, we’re celebrating the achievements of our staff, who accomplish so much every day in their roles.
Making up 81% of our Health Board's workforce, we simply couldn't do what we do without them!