Health service changes to be proposed in the spring

Hywel Dda University Health Board will present the public with preferred options to transform community and hospital services this spring.

The Health Board is proposing change so that it can make the most of every opportunity to improve population health and health services locally, as well as face its challenges and ensure...

Mental health teams commended for commitment to carers

THREE mental health teams have been recognised for their commitment to and support for carers and their families.

Specialist Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Sp-CAMHS) Primary Mental Health team, Ty Helyg covering Ceredigion and Canolfan Gwlil covering a part of Carmarthen, have all achieved the Investors in Carers...

Residents urged to choose right health care option

Hywel Dda University Health Board is strongly advising residents living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire to use alternative healthcare services in the community wherever possible due to significant pressures currently being experienced across our Emergency Departments.

During the recent festive period the Health...

Health board changing the shape of local NHS care

HYWEL Dda University Health Board is embarking on its next stage of a programme to transform the way local NHS planned, urgent and emergency, and community care is delivered in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, and Pembrokeshire.

During the summer, the UHB held a Big Conversation with staff, patients and service users, carers, partners...

People aged 65 and over urged to get flu protection

PEOPLE aged 65 and over in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are being urged to get their free NHS flu vaccine.

Vaccination is the best way to protect against this potentially serious illness.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is reminding older people that they are more at risk of complications if they catch...

Dementia awareness raised at hospital event

OVER 250 health and social care workers from across Wales recently came together to increase their awareness of dementia at a special event at Withybush Hospital.

The annual Withybush Hospital Dementia Conference, the biggest of its kind in Wales, provided an opportunity for those involved in the care of dementia patients to...

Hywel Dda HB supports World AIDS Day

HYWEL Dda University Health Board’s Sexual Health Service and Blood-borne Virus Nursing Service are marking World AIDS Day today.

Marked on the same date every year since 1988, World AIDS Day provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to...