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Our Team and Services

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Specialist Palliative Care team

Our team works alongside colleagues from across the health board. Our work includes supporting young people with palliative care needs through transition into adult palliative care services.

Who we are

• Multi-professional team (doctors, nurses, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, social worker, chaplain, volunteers)

• Dr Gwen Davies - Consultant and Clinical Lead for the department

• Melissa Birchall – Matron

Parts of the service

Specialist Inpatient Unit – 12 beds

• Base – Tŷ Olwen, Morriston Hospital

• Consultants – Dr Anthony Williams and Dr Gwen Davies

• Ward Manager – Karren Roberts

• Team of registered nurses and health care support workers, physiotherapist and occupational therapist and trainee doctors

• Social worker

• Chaplain

Community Support for Swansea Bay residents

Outpatient clinics and home visits

• Bases – Tŷ Olwen, Morriston Hospital and Y Rhosyn, Neath Port Talbot Hospital

• Consultants - Dr Idris Baker, Dr Faye Johnson, Dr Sue Morgan

• Team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and OT and Physiotherapists and trainee doctors

Hospital support (Swansea Bay hospitals)

• Base – Tŷ Olwen, Morriston Hospital; Singleton Hospital; Y Rhosyn; Neath Port Talbot hospital

• Consultants - Dr Gwen Davies, Dr Hannah Robinson, Dr Anthony Williams, Dr Heidi Middlemas, Dr Sue Morgan

• Team of clinical nurse specialists and trainee doctors


End-of-life PARASOL team

Supporting Education and Training around End of Life Care

•    Clinical Nurse Specialists Philippa Bolton and Glenda Morris

•    End-of-life PARASOL team Support worker Sarah Romano.


Advice and referral Line


Health Care Professionals and patients being supported by the service

01792 516651

9am to 4.30pm every day


Health care professionals

9am to 5pm every day

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