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09/01/2024 - Panto star inspires burns survivors and hails club for giving her the confidence to tread the boards


20/11/2023 - Swansea surgeons work together like nowhere else in Wales to save limbs after serious accidents

03/11/2023 - Burns specialists urge extra care across Swansea Bay for bonfire weekend

28/09/2023 - Landmark anniversary for club which provides support for young burns victims - including the scars that cannot be seen

21/09/2023 - Motorcyclist paralysed in road accident collects clothing from fellow bikers to help emergency services training

13/09/2023 - Breast reconstruction patient's joy after happy ending to surgery delays

31/08/2023 - Therapists contribute to clinical trial research into severed tendons

03/05/2023 - Hand surgeons applaud Swansea venue

06/04/2023 - Burns survivor's gift of words to Morriston ward which helped him through dark times


18/11/2022 - Surgeon reattaches joiner's thumb after saw accident

18/10/2022 - Burns patient's stark warning about the potential dangers of hot water bottles

08/07/2022 - Burns nurse issues warning as temperatures soar

15/06/2022 - Former burns patient full of thanks for her heroes

06/06/2022 - Learn, don't burn this summer

18/02/2022- Older people offered first aid advice for burns amidst fuel crisis fears

18/01/2022- Morriston burns team gives surgeons a helping hand with emergency training


21/07/2021 The Scar Free Foundation and Health and Care Research Wales launch world-leading 3-year programme of facial reconstruction research

20/07/2021- Public urged to enjoy the hot weather safely

16/07/2021- Children presenting with sunburn in Morriston Hospital prompts warning

04/05/2021- Sun, sea and safety!

20/04/2021 -  Hospital poet hopes words help counter Covid loss


18/12/2020 - Winter wonderland opens in Morriston Hospital garden

15/06/2020 - Swansea team pioneers new technique for skin cancer procedure

05/05/2020 - Councillor praises Morriston Hospital "magician" after farm accident

08/04/2020 - Easter lockdown could turn up heat on busy hospitals

25/03/2020 - Fears lockdown will increase DIY and garden injuries

13/03/2020 - Acting star's dad thanks NHS and the surgeon who saved his hand

25/02/2020 Cartoon will put young patients at ease

18/02/2020 Green-fingered volunteers start transforming hospital grounds into healthy gardens

04/02/2020 Worldwide recognition for Swansea team

20/01/2020 Patient's boost for breast reconstruction

02/01/2020 Smoking warning for home oxygen users


04/09/2019 Treatment waits cut by new plastics unit

24/07/2019 Remarkable recovery after horror smash

08/05/2019 Farmer who lost hand in accident donates to ward

25/04/2019 Nurse's hot water bottle safety warning

03/04/2019 Charity's £100,000 donation

03/04/2019 Cancer charity presents cheque to plastic surgery team

02/04/2019 Your votes could help make our gardens rosy

14/03/2019 ABMU Nurse Takes Leave to Help Out in Africa

15/01/2019 Swansea nurse walks 324 miles as part of pedometer challenge


15/11/2018 Social media crazes lead to rise in burns among teenagers

09/08/2018 3D printing facts to the max for Chinese students

04/07/2018 Stay safe in the sun warning after heatwave leads to sunburn admissions

16/02/2018 Wales first as surgeons use 3D printed implant after removing chest tumour

19/01/2018 Family of gas explosion survivor Kyle donates to Morriston burns centre


16/11/2017 Farmer’s bonfire warning after fireball injuries

23/10/2017 Morriston team's worldwide first using 3D printing to reconstruct jaws

29/09/2017 Fiancee’s fundraising challenge in memory of tragic tank blast soldier

12/07/2017 UK first as forensic artist joins team rebuilding faces at Morriston Hospital


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