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Cardiff & Vale University Health Board News

Temporary closure of the Park and Ride Service Llandough Hospital

The multi storey car park at University Hospital Llandough (UHL) is currently undergoing essential repairs which started on Monday 22nd July 2019 and is expected to take five weeks. The car park will be completely closed between Monday 19 August and Monday 26 August. Read more

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Survey

What would you like to see in the new concourse at the University Hospital of Wales? Read more

Cardiff and Vale UHB Associate Practitioner wins Institute of Biomedical Science award

Hayley Pincott, an Associate Practitioner in the Oral Pathology and Microbiology department at Cardiff and Vale University Health board has been awarded the prestigious Cyril Sanders Memorial Award from the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). Read more

An amazing 35 medals for Team Wales at the Transplant Games

The Westfield Health Transplant Games were hosted in Newport between the 25th and 28th July. Read more

Children’s Commissioner visits Ynys Saff, Cardiff Sexual Assault Referral Centre

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland, paid a visit to Ynys Saff, Cardiff Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC), Cardiff Royal Infirmary on 17th July 2019. Read more

Cardiff and Vale UHB Neuroscience staff shine at Spinal Injuries Association’s “Rebuilding Lives” awards.

Dr Sreedhar Kolli, a consultant in spinal injuries, and Lowri Davies, an Occupational Therapist at the Welsh Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Centre, both won national awards at the prestigious event. Read more

Owen Teale reads to Stroke patients in Cardiff

Stroke patients at University Hospital Llandough received a surprise visit from Welsh actor Owen Teale who treated them to readings of his favourite poems, short stories and authors. Read more

New pathway to support respiratory patients

A new Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) pathway has launched at University Hospital of Wales (UHW) to help patients in respiratory failure. Read more

Day family fundraise for Sepsis awareness

The family of Rachel Day and the UK Sepsis Trust has teamed up to install Sepsis lifts wraps at University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough. Read more

Help raise a packet, recycle your crisp bags for Cardiff & Vale Health Charity

As part of the ongoing strategy to reduce waste across Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB), Capital, Estates and Facilities, Aroma at Woodland House now has a bin for staff to recycle their crisp packets, which is helping to raise money for Cardiff & Vale Health Charity. Read more

Cardiff Emergency Medicine nurse is the first to become an ACP in Wales

A nurse at Wales’ largest Emergency Unit is the first nurse in Wales to receive Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) accreditation from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM). Read more

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