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...

Newid gofal y GIG yn lleol

MAE Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn cychwyn ar ei gam nesaf o raglen i drawsnewid y ffordd y mae gofal wedi’i gynllunio, gofal brys ac argyfyngol a gofal cymunedol y GIG yn lleol yn cael eu darparu yn Sir Gaerfyrddin, Ceredigion a Sir Benfro.

Yn ystod yr haf, cynhaliwyd Sgwrs Fawr rhwng y BIP a’i staff, cleifion a...

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...

Warning given over the dangers of ecstasy tablets

DYFED Drug and Alcohol Service (DDAS), in partnership with Hywel Dda University Health Board and Dyfed-Powys Police, have issued a warning about the dangers of ecstasy, following a number of recent hospitalisations.

They are urging anyone considering taking ecstasy to firstly, not put their health and lives at risk, but secondly, be...

Parents encouraged to protect their children from flu

AS the festive period approaches, parents of two and three year-olds are being reminded to ensure their children are protected against flu.

Children aged two to eight years (on 31 August 2017) are eligible for a free flu vaccine in Wales, but this year uptake is low in children aged two and three, with only two in every five...

‘Choose Well this Christmas’ urge health board

PEOPLE in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are being encouraged to look after themselves and their families, and help the NHS, by getting themselves ready for Christmas.

The presents may be under the tree and the turkey ready for the big day, but doctors, pharmacists and other health professionals are urging people to...