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...

First joined-up cancer services plan for South West Wales

Health leaders in South West Wales are unveiling the first custom-made cancer services plan for people across the entire region.

ABM and Hywel Dda university health boards, with Swansea University, have designed an integrated and strategic way forward for non-surgical cancer services for the region’s million people over the next...

Urge for local residents to use Triage

RESIDENTS in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are being encouraged to look after themselves by using the health board’s Triage + Treat service at selected pharmacies across the three counties this Winter.

Triage + Treat can help you if you have a low level injury rather than having to visit a doctor or an A&E...

West Wales Lodges hand over Cash for Urology Services

Two Masonic Province of West Wales Lodges recently fundraised for Urology Services at Withybush Hospital.

Kemes Lodge Fishguard presented a cheque for £316 and Abergwaun Chapter presented £210.

The money was raised through local raffles held throughout the year to show appreciation of care received to friends and family...

Need an Out of Hours GP? Call 111 for free!

RESIDENTS living in Carmarthenshire are being encouraged to call 111 instead of the old NHS Direct number if they need to see their GP Out of Hours.

Anyone who is registered with a Carmarthenshire GP can dial NHS 111 for free to access their Out of Hours service and NHS Direct Wales.

The number was launched in Carmarthenshire in...

‘Baby Friendly’ award for Hywel Dda

The Health Visiting Service within Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) has been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award and is the latest UK health care facility to win international recognition from Unicef (United Nation’s Children’s Fund).

The award was presented to the service by Hywel Dda UHB’s Chair...

Have your say on health 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 services change in the future.

‘Transforming Clinical Services’ is a clinically-led public...