Lee Waters AM criticises Hywel Dda consultation

THE AM for the Llanelli constituency, Lee Waters, has urged Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething to ensure Hywel Dda Health Board do more to engage with the public on proposals to reorganise hospital services.

In the National Assembly on Wednesday, (May 23) Lee Waters tabled a question to the Cabinet Secretary.

Watch and listen to  the question and answer here on Senedd TV

During the drop in session at the Selwyn Samuel Centre on Tuesday (May 22) the...

Hywel Dda insiders question Health Board’s proposals

THE Hywel Dda University Health Board is to receive £27mil in further funding from the Welsh Assembly Government. Health Minister Vaughan Gething claims the money will put the health board on a fair funding basis with other health boards.

Hywel Dda is currently the health board with the biggest overspend in Wales.

Some working at the coal face within Hywel Dda have questioned the spending of the the health board and have called for a change in practices claiming that the health...

Chairman of Hywel Dda given Proposal B+ at Health Board drop in

Hywel Dda Consultation from Llanelli Online on Vimeo.

HYWEL Dda Chairman Bernadine Rees OBE received an alternative proposal for changes to hospital services in the Hywel Dda area today, Tuesday (May 22) at the drop in event held at the Selwyn Samuel Centre. Earlier she had said that no change was not an option and 'If not these three proposals give us some others'. That is exactly what she got as a Plan B+ was handed over by the Llanelli Group SOSPPAN. That proposal...

Carmarthenshire residents urged to have their say on NHS Services

RESIDENTS in Llandovery and the surrounding area are being invited to a public drop-in event to discuss our proposals to fundamentally change the way we provide healthcare services for current and future generations.

The event will be held between 2pm-7pm at Rhys Pritchard Memorial Hall, Llandovery SA20 0DS on Monday 4 June 2018. This is your opportunity to tell us what you think about our proposals or to give us new ideas.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has formally launched its...

Extra date added in Tumble for Big NHS Change consultation

IN the first fortnight of our Big NHS Change consultation we’ve heard that you want us to hold more public drop-in events about our proposals to fundamentally change the way that we provide local healthcare services so that they are safe, sustainable, accessible and kind for current and future generations.

We’re asking residents across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, as well as the wider cross-border regions, to get involved and have your say on three proposals to...

Mwy o wasanaethau yn cael eu ddarparu “i effaith fawr” yn y gymuned, meddai Uwch Feddyg y Bwrdd Iechyd

YN ôl meddyg teulu yn Nhregaron, mae niferoedd cynyddol o bobl yn sylweddoli manteision cael eu trin gartref neu yn eu cymunedau yn hytrach na mynd i'r ysbyty.

Dywedodd Dr Sion James, y Cyfarwyddwr Clinigol ar gyfer Gofal Sylfaenol yng Ngheredigion, bod nifer o gleifion oedrannus a bregus ar hyn o bryd yn cael eu derbyn i'r ysbyty pan nad oes angen gwneud hynny, a bod eu cyflwr yn cael ei weld yn dirywio hyd at y pwynt lle maent yn aros mewn gwelyau ysbytai am le mewn cartref preswyl neu...

More services being delivered “to great effect” in the community, says top health board GP

GROWING numbers of people are realising the benefits of being treated at home or in their communities rather than being admitted to hospital, a leading Hywel Dda GP has said.

Dr Sion James, Clinical Director for Primary Care in Ceredigion, said that many frail and elderly patients were currently being admitted to hospital when they didn’t need to be and were watching their condition deteriorate to the point where they ended up waiting in hospital beds for a place in a residential or...

Hywel Dda Health Board issue statement on Ash Grove Medical Practice

HYWEL Dda University Health Board would like to reassure patients of Ash Grove Medical Practice that the Practice will remain open following the resignation of the partners from 1 September 2018.

The partners’ resignation and return of the Practice’s GMS contract means that the provision of services at the Surgery will become the direct responsibility of the Health Board for the time being, until the best way forward for the Practice becomes clearer.

The Practice remains open as...

Diweddariad ar y Gwasanaeth Tu Allan i Oriau yn Sir Gaerfyrddin

RYDYM ar hyn o bryd yn profi prinder Meddygon Teulu i gynnal y gwasanaeth Tu Allan i Oriau yn Sir Gaerfyrddin y penwythnos hwn. Bydd ymdrechion yn parhau tan y foment olaf un i lenwi’r sifftiau sydd wedi’u heffeithio, sydd ar brynhawn / nos Sadwrn a bore / nos Sul yn Ysbyty Glangwili, a phrynhawn /  nos Sadwrn ac hefyd nos Sul yn Ysbyty Tywysog Philip.

Rydym am bwysleisio y gallai’r sefyllfa hon wella yn y cyfamser, ac mae gwasanaethau eraill ar gael i’ch helpu os ydych yn...

Update on out of hours service in Carmarthenshire

HYWEL Dda University Health board have given an update on their out of hours service in Carmarthenshire.

In their latest update they said: We are currently experiencing a shortage of GPs to cover the Out of Hours service in Carmarthenshire this weekend. Efforts are continuing until the last possible moment to fill the shifts affected, which are for Saturday afternoon/night and Sunday morning/night in Glangwili Hospital and Saturday afternoon/night and Sunday night in Prince Philip...