Health Services Powys News

Winter is Coming - Powys CHC Survey

Health services and local councils are dealing with so many new things because of the coronavirus. The people who plan and deliver our health and...

WAST Special Information Burst

All the latest news and information from the Welsh Ambulance Services Trust.

Protecting and Safeguarding Older People: Covid-19 Information Pack

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused significant concern and disruption for us all. But for older people at risk of or experiencing abuse, and those who...

Test and Post STI Testing now live.

Until now, in Wales, there has been no centrally available self-testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The only provision has been...

Non Emergency Patient Transport Update

Do you or somebody you know experience difficulty travelling to hospital appointments? You could be eligible for free

hospital transport.


June 2020 Welsh Ambulance Website Info Burst

Please find the latest news and information from WAST with their Special Info Burst, showcasing the newly rebranded NHS 111 Wales Website

June 2020 Special Welsh Ambulance Service Coronavirus Info Burst

All the latest news and information from the Welsh Ambulance Service

WAST May 2020 Special Info Burst - Coronavirus Update

Please find the latest news and information from WAST with their Special Info Burst - Coronavirus Update

Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In line with current guidance a supply of PPE is being distributed for use in social care in Wales.

Changes to Knighton & Llandrindod Wells Hospitals

The impact of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will clearly have a major impact on health services and on patients across the UK, including...

What does your RPB do for you?

Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB) brings together representatives from the council, health board, third sector and other key people including...

Plans for Powys’ health and care workforce published

Future plans for the health and care workforce in Powys have been published, setting out priorities to 2027.

Living with Diabetes Day in Ystradgynlais

Powys Teaching Health Board and Diabetes UK Cymru would like to invite you to a Living with Diabetes Day in Ystradgynlais

Introductory session to Wales Safeguarding Procedures materials

Wales Safeguarding Procedures were launched last November. Printed copies of the procedures have now been replaced with a new digital app.

Living with Diabetes Day in Llandrindod Wells

Powys Teaching Health Board and Diabetes UK Cymru would like to invite you to a Living with Diabetes Day in Llandrindod Wells

Disabled People's Employment Champion Needed

This key new role of a Disabled People’s Employment Champion will join a wider network of Champions, who, through their roles, will advocate for the...

Meeting the Challenges in Podiatry Services in Powys: Redesigning Services for the Future

Powys Teaching Health Board is seeking views on the way they deliver podiatry services in Powys in the future.

Minimum Price Alcohol Update

The Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 comes into force on the 2nd March 2020.

Powys Teaching Health Board Staff Excellence Awards 2020 - Nominate your Powys Star

Powys Teaching Health Board holds Staff Excellence Awards each year to recognize the outstanding achievements of its staff and to help share best...

Powys CHC is looking for members.

Are you interested in improving the health services of a nation?

Powys Regional Partnership Board seeks new Reps.

Do you or anyone you work with want to make a difference and play a key part in helping make decisions about Health and Social Care Services in Powys?

Condoms for Powys

Did you know we have a Condom Card scheme for people aged 16-25 in Powys and a Condom Card Co-ordinator?

ICF Annual Report

The Integrated Care Fund Annual Report 2018-19 has been published and is now live on the website.

“Return to Practice” in Powys

Are you a Nurse or Allied Health Professional not currently on the professional register?

It's Time to Talk about Dying

Last year we celebrated the ground-breaking “My Life My Wishes,” a PTHB Palliative care initiative, focusing on those often difficult questions...

Invest In Your Health- Pain Management Classes.

Invest in Your Health is a free NHS course for anyone in Powys who would like to improve their health and wellbeing.

Protection of older People in Wales - A guide to the Law (copy 1)

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales has published ‘Protection of Older People in Wales: A Guide to the Law’, which aims to help those working...

Community Activities Fund 2019-2020

Please find attached revised guidance and application forms for applying to the Powys Area Planning Board (APB) Community Activities Fund (CAF) for...

Help in applying for the EU Settlement Scheme

Wales is home to thousands of EU citizens who enrich our communities and contribute to our public services and economic success immeasurably. They are...

Stopping the Abuse of Older People

Please see the following information forwarded from the Older People's Commissioner regarding abuse of older people.

NHS provision of flu immunisation for domiciliary care workers in 2019-20

Welsh Government have determined to extend the free NHS flu vaccination in 2019-20 to all staff working in the domiciliary care sector.

Powys Sexual Health Service - One Year On.

I had the pleasure recently of joining Julie Richards, Suzy Fairclough and their dedicated Sexual Health team in their one year celebration of Sexual...

Powys Home Support - Helping you to live life your way

Home Support aims to provide support and practical assistance an individual may need in their day-to-day life to stay living at home, safely and...

Emergency 999 Text Service

In an emergency you need help quickly. The 999 emergency text service allows you to access support swiftly and safely in situations where it might not...

Make sure you're Flu Savvy.

As we approach winter and the flu season please make some time to familairise yourself with the key messages about staying well and avoiding flu this...

Integrated Care Fund Updates

News for ICF Project Leads

Sage & Thyme Facilitator Training

Powys Teaching Health Board, in partnership with care homes and the voluntary sector, introduced Sage & Thyme in 2017. Sage & Thyme is a method of...

Tender for the provision of Domiciliary Care in Knighton and Presteigne Locality

There is currently an opportunity being advertised on Sell2Wales for the provision of Domiciliary Care in the Knighton and Presteigne Locality

Framework for Change Launched

The evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 commenced in November 2018 and will run for at least three years.The evaluation...

Review of the Well-being Plans for Ceredigion, Gwynedd and Anglesey, and Powys

This report provides a review of the Well-being Plans of the Local Authorities that cover the Mid Wales region, with the intent of developing an...

North Powys Plan-FAQs

Want to know what the North Powys Plan is all about? Check out these comprehensive FAQs to find out more.

North Powys Wellbeing Survey

Under the Powys Regional Partnership Board (PRPB), Powys County Council, Powys Teaching Health Board, Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations and...

Health & Social Care Workforce Strategic Framework Development Event

During July ‘19’ we continued the conversation we started earlier in the year about what our County needs to best support its workforce to deliver the...

SATH Community Engagement Meetings

SATH Community Engagement Autumn meetings are being held on the following dates:


Tuesday 03 September 2019 10:00 – 12:00 - Meeting Point House,...

Public Health Wales 1000 Lives - Dementia Care Events

Public Health Wales have arranged a series of five events in Powys as part of their Dementia Care Regional Programme. These events will provide an...

A Healthier Wales

Welsh Government and Powys Regional Partnership Board are hosting two half-day events where you can find out more about how health and social care...

Save a Life September

Just one in five people know what to do in an emergency* and over two thirds of people in Wales lack the confidence to help someone experiencing a...

RCM welcomes publication of five year Maternity Vision for Wales

Welsh Government have launched a five year vision for Maternity Care in Wales (2019-2024).

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Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

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Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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