Your Health News


The stories below are of particular interest to all those associated with Dyfi Valley Health.


FutureFit Have your say on improving hospital services for people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. Public Exhibition Event 28 June 2018 - 3.30pm - 7.30pm - Elephant and Castle Hotel, Newtown. This consultation includes proposals for changes to...

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GDPR for Patients

GDPR for Patients The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data. The regulation applies from 25 May 2018, and will apply...

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How to Prevent Diabetes

How to Prevent Diabetes The number of people with diabetes is on the rise in the UK. It is alarming that in the last five years the number of people suffering from diabetes in Britain has risen by nearly 700,000! We now estimate the number of diabetics in the UK to be...

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How to Combat Hay Fever

How to Combat Hay Fever It is a wonderful time of the year! The birds are singing, the lambs are jumping, the days are longer, the sun is shining (a little bit more), the bees are buzzing… the pollen is flying! So many welcome the start of spring and summer with open...

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Cemmaes Road Surgery New Opening Hours

Cemmaes Road Surgery New Opening Hours We regret that due to unforeseen circumstances the Cemmaes Road branch of Dyfi Valley Health will have new opening hours from Monday April 9th. The surgery will be open all day Monday, all day Tuesday and Thursday morning. This...

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Sugar… Should you be worried?

Sugar… Should you be worried? We can hardly turn on the TV or pick up a magazine lately without being confronted by scare stories around ‘toxic sugar’. But what is the real story behind this sweet treat, and should you be worried? Thousands of people across Wales...

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What are you spraying up my kids nose?!

What are you spraying up my kids nose?! Nobody like an injection, however kind the nurse or GP is, and however gently they treat us, we all still freeze slightly when we hear those words “just a slight scratch.”  Which is why the new kids nasal flu spray is such an...

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Will the flu jab give me the flu?

Will the flu jab give me the flu? Well, the short answer is no, it doesn’t give you a ‘mini dose’ of flu as some believe. It doesn’t contain a live virus so it CANNOT give you the flu. You might be a bit sore at the jab site, and you might even feel a little feverish...

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