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Work complete on new £18m Neonatal Unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital
The new neonatal unit, or SuRNICC will provide a range of new facilities and increased capacity to care for premature and sick newborn babies from across North Wales. Mandy Cooke, Neonatal Services Manager, said: It’s a fantastic unit which will help us provide the very best care for poorly and premature infants, and support a neonatal service we can be really proud of.”
Find out more on the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board website.
New Welsh Language Centre opens in Abergavenny
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in partnership with St Marys Priory Church and Criw’r Efail have opened a new Welsh Language Centre known as Canolfan y Degwm, in Abergavenny. The Welsh Language Centre will help to improve Welsh-medium services, increase accessibility for the community and provide training courses for staff and people in the community.
Read more about Canolfan y Degwm.
Out of Hours Access to Hafan y Coed Gym
The adult mental health physiotherapy team and adult acute mental health nursing staff have embarked on a project to improve access to physical activity at Hafan y Coed.
Find out more about how Cardiff and Vale University Health Board staff and Hafan y Coed Gymare helping people experiencing mental illness.
Practices merger brings extra services to patients’ doorsteps
Cwmtawe patients have a one-stop shop for their primary health care needs, thanks to a new way of working by local GPs. The practice has introduced Telephone First, where patients are assessed over the phone before being referred to one of the health care professionals based at the health centre. “As a result of everything we do here, far fewer people have to go to hospital either as an in or an outpatient,” said office manager Andrea Hamer.
Read more about the new way of doing things on Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board’s website.
New £1.5m Health and Wellbeing Centre opens for people with dementia
The Centre is based at the Ysbyty George Thomas site in Treorchy and will deliver high quality dementia care to individuals and their families across the South Wales Valleys. Paul Davies, Assistant Director and project lead for Valley LIFE, said: “We are modernising services and moving away from traditional ward care towards excellent and innovative community services and the launch of the new Health and Wellbeing Centre allows us to do just that.”
Take a look at the new Centre on Cwm Taf University Health Board’s website.
Patients benefiting from investment in radiotherapy services
New Mountain View Health Centre a hit with patients and staff