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01/29/2024 'Sip Til Send' - New Fasting Guidance allowing Patients to Sip Water before Surgery or Procedure Launched

Patients are often fasted for excessive periods prior to surgery, and this results in them feeling uncomfortable, anxious and having worse outcomes. Evidence shows that small volumes of water are beneficial and rapidly emptied from the stomach.

Drinking water before theatre means less headaches and less chance of nausea post operatively. Drinking water will make you feel better before AND after surgery.

01/19/2024 The Bevan Health & Wellbeing Centre in Tredegar opens to patients

We are delighted to announce that the £19m Bevan Health and Wellbeing Centre in Tredegar is now open to patients. 

The Bevan Health and Wellbeing Centre is built on the former site of where the Tredegar General Hospital once stood and is located in the hometown of Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the NHS.

01/18/2024 Housing and Health Partnership Creates New Homes in Brynmawr


A new housing scheme on the site of the former Brynmawr Clinic in Blaenau Gwent has officially opened.

Acer House is a new apartment building consisting of five apartments with communal and office spaces for residents and staff.

01/17/2024 Registered Nurse Recruitment Events for General Medicine and Care of the Elderly

Be part of an exciting opportunity to join our team at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr! Unscheduled Care Division are looking to recruit highly motivated Registered Nurses to work within our General Medicine/COTE inpatient wards. We are seeking applications from newly qualified and experienced registered nurses.

01/16/2024 Health Board Warns that Checking on Vulnerable Neighbours Could Save Lives as Temperatures Plummet

With icy temperatures spreading across the UK, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has urged Gwent residents to check in on vulnerable members of the community to ensure they are safe and well – and has warned that this could even save a life.

01/09/2024 Anaesthetic Gas Change to Save 900 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year

A new way of delivering an anaesthetic gas within hospitals in Gwent has resulted in a significant reduction in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

01/02/2024 Gwent Dementia Friendly Communities - Lunch and Learn Sessions

Digital Communities Wales and Gwent Dementia Friendly Communities have arranged a series of FREE training sessions