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12/05/2021
Procurement team of the year 'Go' all the way to award!

The team which ensured that frontline staff in our Health Board and beyond had essential PPE throughout the Covid-19 pandemic has won a prestigious award.

COVID
10/05/2021
Board Meeting Notice – 27 MAY 2021

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 10:00 am.  

Board
04/05/2021
Digital counselling service set to support young people's mental health

Online counselling and self-help resources are now available for 11-18 year olds across our Health Board, following a new partnership with award-winning digital mental health and wellbeing service Kooth.

National
29/04/2021
Community art group share lockdown experiences at new exhibition

A community art group that helps people with mental health issues and loneliness is sharing its experiences of the pandemic in a new online exhibition.

26/04/2021
Innovative heart failure pathway saving lives and lowering hospital admissions

Heart failure is a condition that is associated with high mortality and hospital admission rates in the UK and puts significant stress on NHS services. In fact, heart failure takes up 2% of the annual NHS budget.

Bridgend
23/04/2021
History as it happens – one nurse's story of coming out of retirement to help vaccinate thousands against COVID-19

“I remember seeing a lady for her vaccination at lunchtime.  Her husband had been in hospital and had died from COVID that very morning." 

COVID
23/04/2021
A letter to our staff and communities

With the days warming up and summer peeking over the horizon, it really feels like we’ve started to turn a corner from an incredibly difficult few months for all of us.

COVID
12/04/2021
New trail set to show whether nature really is the best medicine!

An outdoors social enterprise boosting health and wellbeing in the Cynon Valley is joining forces with Cardiff University scientists to see whether nature really is the best medicine!

12/04/2021
CTM ends contract with Patient Knows Best

On the 1st April 2021 Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board’s contract with Patient Knows Best ended.

Board
30/03/2021
Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB sets up a COVID-19 vaccination reserve list

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is setting up a reserve list as part of its vaccination programme.

COVID
01/04/2021
Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB's vaccination reserve list for 40-49 year olds – an update

Firstly, we would like to thank you all for your patience and understanding over our reserve list.

COVID
06/04/2021
Ben runs 31 half marathons throughout March to raise money for a C.A.R.E pack for bereaved families at Royal Glamorgan Hospital

A huge well done to 19-year-old Ben Peever from Ferndale who set himself a challenge to run a half marathon(13.1 miles) throughout March to raise money for a C.A.R.E pack(compassion and respect for every loss)for bereaved families at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. 

Rhondda Cynon Taf
17/03/2021
Cwm Taf Morgannwg celebrates opening of landmark Clinical Research Centre

A new Clinical Research Centre designed to enhance Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB’s research work and give patients access to new therapies, treatments and therapeutics has opened at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant.

Rhondda Cynon Taf
18/03/2021
Over 12,500 patients had online medical consultations in first year of pandemic

New figures released today reveal that almost 12,500 patients across the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) region have still been able to receive medical consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite not being able to visit the GP surgery or other healthcare setting in person.

COVID
22/03/2021
Whole area testing estimated to have prevented hundreds of cases of COVID-19

Whole area testing with lateral flow device (LFD) tests in Merthyr Tydfil and lower Cynon Valley is estimated to have prevented 353 cases of COVID-19, 24 hospitalisations, 5 Intensive Care Unit admissions and 14 deaths, according to a new report.

COVID
24/03/2021
New £4 million Primary Care Centre for Mountain Ash

A brand new primary care centre will open its doors in Mountain Ash next week, bringing modern healthcare services to the local community.

Rhondda Cynon Taf
25/03/2021
New approach cutting waiting times and hospital admissions for emergency patients

A year after opening a permanent Ambulatory Emergency Surgical Unit (AESU) at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, treatment and assessment times have dramatically improved and there has been a reduction in the number of people needing to be admitted into hospital.

Bridgend
09/03/2021
Upcoming CTM engagement events for the Vascular Services Network for South East Wales (11 and 23 March)

On 19th February 2021, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board alongside Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board officially launched a new public engagement for the proposed establishment of a Vascular Services Network for South East Wales.

National
11/03/2021
Royal Glamorgan Hospital ED patients offered next-day appointment in pilot project

Patients who attend the Royal Glamorgan Hospital (RGH) with a minor injury late in the evening are being offered a choice of waiting to be seen or returning the following day for a timed appointment, under a new pilot scheme to reduce waiting times.

Rhondda Cynon Taf
11/03/2021
COVID cluster in Merthyr Tydfil

Residents in the Swansea Road area of Merthyr Tydfil are being asked to be extra vigilant for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 following a cluster of cases in the area.

COVID