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13/10/22

Minister opens Powys Health and Care Academy’s first campus

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Powys Health and Care Academy’s first campus, at Bronllys Community Hospital, has been officially opened today (Thursday 13 October) by Health and Social Services Minister Eluned Morgan.

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09/8/22

Chair and vice chairs elected to Powys Regional Partnership Board

Powys RPB Vice Chair – Cllr Sian Cox, Powys County Council’s Cabinet Member for a Caring Powys; Powys RPB Chair – Carl Cooper, Chief Executive of PAVO; Powys RPB Vice Chair – Kirsty Williams, Vice Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board.

Carl Cooper has been elected as the Chair of Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB). He is joined by two Vice Chairs, Cllr Sian Cox, Powys County Council’s Cabinet Member for a Caring Powys and Kirsty Williams, Vice Chair of Powys Teaching Health Board.

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06/5/22

Powys Balance Programme returns for volunteers and carers this May!

Nikki Thomas-Roberts who will be leading the Powys Balance Programme.

A programme that helps Powys’ unpaid carers and volunteers balance their own care needs, with the needs of those they look after, is to return.

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11/1/22

Could you help ease the pressure as a hospital support volunteer?

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Volunteers are wanted to help support patients in five Powys hospitals at Bronllys, Welshpool, Llandrindod Wells, Machynlleth and Llanidloes.

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07/12/21

USW launches academy to drive healthcare transformation

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The University of South Wales (USW) has launched a Digital Transformation Intensive Learning Academy to develop leaders in health and social care to deliver more effective and efficient services to patients.

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02/12/21

More Powys Health and Care Academy students take up work placements

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A second wave of recruits to the new Powys Health and Care Academy have begun their work placements, supporting hospital services in Llandrindod Wells, Ystradgynlais, Newtown and Brecon.

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25/08/21

Powys Health and Care Academy Skills Hwb

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Training dates are now available with the Powys Health and Care Academy Skills Hwb, covering everything from cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to sector awareness and career support.

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13/08/21

Would you like to follow in the footsteps of our health heroes?

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Do you have a desire to become a registered nurse and follow in the footsteps of some of our heroes of the coronavirus pandemic?

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11/08/21

First Powys Health and Care Academy students take up work placements

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The first recruits to the new Powys Health and Care Academy have begun their work placements. They will be supporting community Mental Health services in Newtown and Welshpool.

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21/07/21

Looking for a fresh start? Visit the Powys Health and Care Skills Hwb

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Anyone looking to start a new career in the health and social care sector in Powys, now has a single place to go for both training and support.

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15/06/21

New Chair elected to Powys Regional Partnership Board

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Cllr Myfanwy Alexander, the council's Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Welsh Language, has been elected Chair of Powys Regional Partnership Board.

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14/06/21

Regional Partnership Board is pressing ahead with plans for Powys Health and Care Academy

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Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB) is pressing ahead with plans for a new health and care academy for the county.
 

Its first campus in Basil Webb Hall, on the Bronllys Hospital site, will open in the autumn, with plans to develop further similar facilities, across the county, over the next couple of years.

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