Hywel Dda


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Hywel Dda

(hŭ`wəl thä), or

Howel the Good,

d. 950?, king of Wales. He brought much of Wales under a single rule and is credited with the codification of Welsh laws. The earliest extant texts of the Laws of Hywel Dda date from the 13th cent. and provide evidence of a developing code of law; they are valuable sources for social and legal history.

Hywel Dda

, Howel Dda
known as Hywel the Good. died 950 ad, Welsh prince. He united S and N Wales and codified Welsh law
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Hywel Dda University Health Board provides healthcare services to a population of around 384,000 throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.
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Hywel Dda University Health Board's Sharon Daniel said: "Illnesses such as diarrhoea and vomiting can pass from one person to another very easily.
Director of nursing and midwifery Caroline Oakley at Hywel Dda health board said: "The care offered to this patient fell below the standards expected and I would therefore like to apologise to the family again on behalf of the Health Board."
Bronglais has no specialist baby care unit for complicated births and bosses at Hywel Dda Health Board have said babies who are born premature or who run into difficulties, are usually transferred to the nearest specialist centre.
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The Hywel Dda Health Board are carrying out a clinical services review across a number of hospitals in mid and west Wales and held a consultation event in Aberystw yth.
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