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Baby-Friendly is Best for Hywel Dda University Health Board

The Health Visiting Service within Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) has been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award and is the latest UK...

Calling all Carmarthenshire residents – your NHS services need to change...

The Health Board is encouraging individuals to enter the discussion about how we change and improve health services in this area, so that they...

Calling all Llanelli residents – your NHS services need to change...

The Health Board is encouraging individuals to enter the discussion about how we change and improve health services in this area, so that they...

Heads together on future mental health services / Meddwl ar y...

Local residents have been sharing their views and ideas about the future of adult mental health services across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. As part of...

Three weeks left to have your say as Transforming Clinical Services...

Local residents across Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire have been getting involved and having their say about how they would like to see their health...

The Food Standards Agency offers up top tips for safe summer...

Thursday 24th August marks National Burger Day in the UK, and with households across Wales planning to get grilling over the bank holiday weekend,...

Join us in Carmarthen to share your views on how NHS...

Our clinicians want to talk to you and hear your views on how we run health services – and what we could do to...

In response to Welsh Government’s Survey of Dementia Awareness

Sue Phelps, Director of Alzheimer's Society Cymru said: "_There is still a lot of work that needs to be done to educate the public about dementia...

Choosing your health services this Bank Holiday/Dewis eich gwasanaethau iechyd y...

Residents in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are being encouraged to think early about repeat prescriptions and opening hours for GP practices and community pharmacies...

Help shape your NHS services and take part in Hywel Dda...

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is hosting two live Facebook events in August for people to find out more and feedback their views...

New three-month sexual health pilot scheme launched / Lansio cynllun peilot...

Patients living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire can now take advantage of a new pilot service aimed at making it easier to check if...

New training programme to support people into working in the care...

Neath Port Talbot Council has developed a new paid coaching and mentoring programme to support people into working in the social care sector. The...

Cutting down on sugar

Pupils from Carmarthenshire primary schools have been sharing their ideas on healthy eating through posters and writing. They have been taking part in a competition...

Welsh parents urge for more information and transparency in the misleading...

BABY FOODS FOUND TO BE A KEY CAUSE IN CHILD SPEECH DEFECTS, TEETH DISTORTION AND SUGAR MISLABELLING New research by children's food brand Kiddylicious Little...

Latest update on changes to health board clinics at Lampeter Medical...

In June, Hywel Dda University Health Board advised patients of changes taking place concerning the relocation of clinics previously provided at Lampeter GP surgery....

Caring Carmarthenshire mental health team commended

Caring Carmarthenshire mental health team commended A Carmarthenshire mental health facility has been recognised for their commitment and support for carers and their families.   Morlais Ward...

Transforming Clinical Services – Public / stakeholder workshop event in Carmarthenshire...

Transforming Clinical Services – Public / stakeholder workshop event in Carmarthenshire / Trawsnewid Gwasanaethau Clinigol – digwyddiad gweithdy ar gyfer y cyhoedd / rhanddeiliaid...

Hywel Dda Health Board: Dedicated new resource for diabetes patients at...

Dedicated new resource for diabetes patients at Prince Philip Hospital / Adnodd newydd pwrpasol ar gyfer cleifion diabetes yn Ysbyty’r Tywysog Philip A dedicated...

No time off for carers is unacceptable!

No time off for carers is unacceptable!   Millions of people across the UK are unpaid carers, 6.8 million in fact. When Carers UK’s recent State...

Hywel Dda Health Board: REMINDER – Join our AGM/ ...

Anyone with an interest in local health services are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Hywel Dda University Health Board at...

Hywel Dda Health Board: Join our AGM / Ymunwch â’n Cyfarfod...

Gwahoddir y rhai sydd â diddordeb mewn iechyd i Gyfarfod Cyffredinol Blynyddol Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda am 5pm ddydd Iau 27 Gorffennaf 2017. Eleni,...

New statistics reveal residents aren’t leaving their comfort zone

New statistics reveal majority of people in Wales rarely step outside their comfort zone and fear they could live to regret it   - The BHF...

Inaugural partnership conference showcases the latest innovations in population health /...

Inaugural partnership conference showcases the latest innovations in population health / Cynhadledd agoriadol y bartneriaeth yn arddangos y datblygiadau diweddaraf ym maes iechyd y...

Hywel Dda Health Board: Transforming Clinical Services – Public / stakeholder...

Our doctors want to talk to you and hear your views on how we run health services – and what we could do to...

Autism Bill will “clear pathways to diagnosis”

Failure to properly diagnose children with autism can make self-harm more likely, according to experts.   It is feared that some children are suffering with mental...

5 EASY WAYS TO GET SUMMER HOLIDAY-READY SITTING AT YOUR DESK

With summer finally here, no doubt your mind will be turning to booking a getaway to warmer climes. But for those of us who haven't seen...

Welsh Government ‘precision’ medicine pledge welcomed

A new commitment to harness developments in genetic medicine has been welcomed today.   The £6.8m fund is meant to ensure that Wales can compete...

Hywel Dda patients become first in Wales to undergo new blood...

Intensive care patients in Carmarthen and Llanelli have become the first in Wales to undergo a new laboratory blood test which helps doctors to...

Hywel Dda University Health Board launches consultation on the future of...

Hywel Dda University Health Board launches consultation on the future of adult mental health services | Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn rhannu...

WELSH EMPLOYEES CAN SAVE UP TO £1,000 A YEAR BY SWITCHING...

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans is launching its third online travel challenge for workplaces    Results from October’s Cymru Travel Challenge reveal that on average, car...

Transforming Mental Health – Public Drop In Event at Selwyn Samuel...

Members of the public are invited to a drop in event on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 between 2pm - 7pm at the Selwyn Samuel Centre's...

Health and well-being in the Garden

With everything from reiki to reflexology, and crystals to tarot, the Natural Living Expo is a one-stop shop for a healthy and holistic life....

Ty Elli Practice GP shortage update

Ty Elli Practice is currently experiencing a shortage of doctors which has resulted in the practice taking the unprecedented step of closing its list...

Work starts at Delta Lakes for multi-million-pound wellness village

WORK has started at Delta Lakes in Llanelli ready for the multi-million-pound Wellness and Life Science Village.   Initial ground works are now underway to...

Campaign aims to ensure Neath Port Talbot’s school gates are smoke-free

Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free...

Carmarthenshire Care Home Provider Joins John’s Campaign

HC-One, the third largest care home operator in the UK which runs Llys Newydd Care Home in Carmarthenshire, has joined John’s Campaign, which is...

Robbie Savage urges people in Wales to unite against dementia –...

Alzheimer's Society Cymru launches a new campaign on Monday 24 April calling on people in Wales  to set aside their differences - from age to tastes...

Parkinson’s drugs ‘falling behind’

A generation of people with Parkinson’s in Wales will face an uncertain future knowing that their condition will never improve, unless urgent action is...

Independent Members Join Health Board / Aelodau Annibynnol yn ymuno â’r...

Mae dau Aelod Annibynnol newydd yn ymuno â Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda ym mis Ebrill. Mae'r cyhoeddiad yn dod ar ôl y broses...

Quality mark for health and wellbeing of local NHS staff /...

Marc ansawdd ar gyfer iechyd a llesiant staff y GIG yn lleol Yn dilyn proses asesu drwyadl yn ddiweddar, mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda...

New pilot targets early cancer diagnosis

Cancer experts are set to pilot a new initiative aimed at improving cancer diagnosis waits in Wales.   A new pilot in the Cynon Valley...

Wales needs a long-term vision for child health, say AMs

Politicians will today argue that Wales needs a long-term vision for child health - one which promises health and wellbeing from birth. In a Welsh...

Welsh health boards flouting NICE stroke treatment guidelines, says Angela Burns...

An Assembly Member has raised her concern over the speed by which some health boards are treating stroke patients. In an exchange with the Welsh...

New Social Care and Well Being Information Site

Organisations providing social, leisure or recreational activities in Carmarthenshire are being urged to promote their services on a new Welsh social care and well-being...

Welsh Government “reviewing” need for an autism law

Welsh Government “reviewing” need for an autism law Plans to keep the need for a Wales-specific law on autism “under review” have been cautiously welcomed...

TAXI DRIVER REFUSED TO TAKE MS SUFFERER

A Carmarthen taxi driver has had his licence suspended for seven days for refusing to take a passenger who has MS because her journey...

HIV Self-Tests Provide STI Solution Outside Cities

HIV Self-Tests Provide STI Solution Outside Cities 75% of HIV self-tests ordered online are from rural areas as budget cuts impact access to sexual health...

The breast cancer no one talks about: One woman’s journey with...

The breast cancer no one talks about: One woman's journey with metastatic disease (BPT) - Beth Fairchild considered herself fairly well-educated about breast cancer. Like...

Chance for St Clears people to help shape new dementia strategy...

People in St. Clears invited to have their say and help shape new dementia strategy for Wales Alzheimer’s Society, working in collaboration with Welsh Government...

PROMOTING MENTAL WELLBEING IN CHILDREN – LOCAL CHILDREN HELP LAUNCH...

PROMOTING MENTAL WELLBEING IN CHILDREN LOCAL CHILDREN HELP LAUNCH LOTTERY FUNDED PROJECT FOR WELSH SCHOOLS Rearrange your Brain – Schools Project The subject of childhood brain injury...

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