Hywel Dda Local Health Board
|Formation||1 October 2009|
|Type||Local Health Board|
|Headquarters||Hafan Derwen, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3BB|
|Carmarthenshire Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire|
|Remarks||Hywel Dda Local Health Board is the operational name of Hywel Dda University Health Board|
Hywel Dda Local Health Board (Welsh: Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol Hywel Dda), properly Hywel Dda University Health Board, is a local health board in Wales which was established on 1 October 2009 from the merger of the Hywel Dda NHS Trust, the Pembrokeshire Local Health Board, Ceredigion Local Health Board and Carmarthenshire Local Health Board. The local health board is named in honour of historic south west Wales king Hywel Dda. Hywel Dda Local Health Board provides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. The Headquarters of Hywel Dda is based in Hafan Derwen, St David’s Park, Carmarthen.
The former Hywel Dda NHS Trust (Welsh: Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Hywel Dda) was itself formed on 1 April 2008 replacing Carmarthenshire NHS Trust, Ceredigion & Mid Wales NHS Trust and Pembrokeshire & Derwen NHS Trust.
Acute hospitals are marked with a *
- Amman Valley Hospital, Ammanford
- Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth*
- Cardigan & District Memorial Hospital, Cardigan
- Cwm Seren, Tudor House and Ty Bryn (psychiatric units), Parc Dewi Sant, Carmarthen
- Llandovery Hospital, Llandovery
- Mynydd Mawr Hospital, Llanelli (closed October 2013)
- Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli*
- South Pembrokeshire Hospital, Pembroke Dock
- Tenby Cottage Hospital, Tenby
- Tregaron Hospital, Tregaron
- Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen*
- Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest*
The board spent £3,676,211 on private health providers between April 2013 and March 2015 to carry out NHS work on elective surgery because difficulties with recruitment impaired its capacity for elective surgery.
- The Hywel Dda National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 2008
- Western Telegraph: NHS to Trust in Hywel
- "Private healthcare spending by Welsh NHS up to £6m". Health Investor. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.