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08/31/2023 'Patch Party' held by Orthoptists at Royal Gwent Hospital!

Orthoptists at ABUHB Royal Gwent Hospital held a 'Patch Party' on the 18th August! The party was to coincide with NHS75 celebrations.  They were slightly late to the party as they had to wait for school holidays in order to celebrate with the children!

The aim of the party was to encourage young patients who are currently undergoing treatment for a 'lazy eye' – medically known as Amblyopia.

08/31/2023 Walled Garden Newsletter Summer 2023

The Summer 2023 edition of the Walled Garden Newsletter is now available. Read about the build projects, the new barrow and pergola, another Green Flag Award and much more.

08/29/2023 70-year-old Porter Shows No Sign of Slowing Down after 53 years on the Job

Robert Collins has been a porter in NHS Wales for 53 years and despite recently celebrating his 70th birthday, he’s got no plans to retire his blue uniform anytime soon.

08/25/2023 New Organ Donation Storyboards Unveiled in The Grange University Hospital

Today we celebrated the unveiling of four new organ donation storyboards at The Grange University Hospital. The boards contain two stories from organ donation recipients; David Fellowes and Angharad Rhodes, and two from the families of two organ donors; Jamie Clayden and Sandra Beale. The purpose of the storyboards is to raise awareness and start conversations with loved ones about organ donation.

08/25/2023 Stock shortages of injectable and oral GLP-1 Analogues for those with type 2 diabetes

There is currently a UK wide shortage of GLP-1 analogues. The shortage is due to increased demand for GLP-1 analogues.

08/18/2023 Health Board Statement on Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) found in Nevill Hall Hospital

The Health Board has undertaken thorough assessments on the prevalence of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC), as a result of an issue being identified with RAAC at a range of NHS and other public sector buildings across the UK

08/15/2023 Independent Member (Community) Vacancy

Following the appointment of Pippa Britton to the position of Vice Chair, Welsh Government have now advertised the vacant position of Independent Member

08/14/2023 Gwent Director for Public Health urges people to vaccinate their children against Measles

Following an increase in Measles recently reported in London and across England, Professor Tracy Dasziewicz, Director for Public Health for Gwent, wants to remind parents and guardians across communities in Gwent of the importance of vaccinating their children against this highly serious and contagious infection.

08/07/2023 Anaesthetics Team's New Initiative to Reduce CO2 Emissions of Theatres towards a Greener Wales

The Anaesthetics team at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) is leading the way with an adaptive approach to saving costs & reducing emissions by encouraging looking into what equipment can be switched off when theatres are not in use.

08/03/2023 The Smallest Baby Born in Wales Celebrates Her Due Date at 118 Days Old!

Robyn Chambers, the smallest baby born in Wales, celebrates her due date at 118 days old!

08/03/2023 Volunteers Needed

Ever thought of volunteering to explore the options and gain experience?

08/01/2023 Staff Thanked For Their Care, Understanding and Compassion

Albert and Jean passed within four months of each other after 68 years of marriage. The family have contacted us to thank both The Grange University Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital staff for their care, understanding and compassion.