Skip to main content

Children and Young People News


11/10/2023 - Young patients have some serious fun at the 'circus' during National Play in Hospital Week

26/09/2023 - Specialist role helps support families and improve children's well-being

12/09/2023 - Doctor saving lives in Africa was inspired by colleagues who saved his son - and wants help to save even more children

18/08/2023 - School In-Reach service offers early support for young people's mental health and wellbeing

10/08/2023 - School cake sale raises hundreds of pounds for hospital service treating pupil

02/08/2023 - Iggle Piggle and JJ earn rave reviews from children's ward

01/08/2023 - Children prescribed pedigree pet therapy

27/07/2023 - Top marks for pathology staff after school visit to highlight exciting career opportunities

17/07/2023 - Inspiring Isabella rings bell to mark the end of gruelling treatment

09/06/2023 - Well-being service helps support young people in need

31/05/2023 - Boost for children's services with new staffing model

27/02/2023 - Young girl who lost a leg is back dancing again thanks to work of Morriston Hospital prosthetists

16/02/2023 - Thousands raised for children's hospital in memory of doctor's dad

16/02/2023 - Wales-first response team keeping vulnerable children out of hospital


20/12/2022 - Family's generous Christmas gifts for children's ward

16/12/2022 - Seven-year-old Elliott's big fundraiser to thank hospital staff who cared for him

15/12/2022 - Homework project brings Christmas cheer

28/10/2022 - Miniature MRI makes child's play of scary scans for youngsters in hospital

11/10/2022 - Pupils key to falls prevention message

10/10/2022 - Praise for Swansea Bay's paediatric audiology team

04/08/2022 - Generous gifts mean extra play for children's ward

01/08/2022 - Student nurse points out the dangers of disrespecting the water

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

17/06/2022 - New Lighthouse service steers families towards a healthier lifestyle

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

01/06/2022 - Every picture tells the story as innovative boards go up in hospitals and parks

20/05/2022 - Water babies make a splash at hospital hydro pools

09/05/2022 - Hospital's key workers put in the picture by grateful pupils

03/05/2022 - New hearing aid is music to teenager's ears

27/04/2022 - Youngsters with disabilities encouraged to scale sporting success

17/03/2022 - Young patients become trainee biomedical scientists for the day at Morriston Hospital

18/01/2022- Schoolboy's dental transformation inspires traumatised children, using Consultant Connect app


20/12/2022- National Elf Service spreads some festive cheer on the children's ward

01/12/2021- Mother gifts toys to children's wards in memory of lifesaving son

24/11/2021- Response to Children's Community Nursing Services report

05/11/2021- Sight-saving procedure available to children in a first for Wales

04/11/2021- Exemplary idea moves forward

04/11/2021 School nurses roll out drive-through flu vaccinations for pupils

26/10/2021- Emergency department nurse's heartfelt gesture to comfort grieving children

22/10/2021 - Virtual technology keeps an essential service going during the pandemic

29/09/2021- Rise in number of children with Covid-19 admitted to hospital in Swansea Bay

14/09/2021- Keeping Swansea Bay's schools safe

25/08/2021 - Stay safe when socialising – Covid cases are on the increase in Swansea Bay

30/07/2021- Recognition for Swansea Bay nurse in Nursing Times awards

30/07/2021- Unforgettable gesture from Swansea Bay Baby Loss Group

28/07/2021- ED nurses win award for protecting vulnerable children and adults during pandemic

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

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

14/07/2021- Swansea Bay University Health Board backs new mental health website

22/06/2021- Virtual clinics reducing hospital visits for patients and saving clinician's time

08/06/2021- Children, young people and their families to get help to manage their weight

24/05/2021-Mum's book helps children shake off their fear of hospital

21/05/2021-New virtual counselling and support for Swansea Bay's youngsters

24/03/2021- Only mother and baby unit of its kind in Wales to open in Swansea Bay

02/03/2021-Youngster hopes to pack a punch with her Covid handwashing video

19/02/2021-First Minister hails Swansea Bay's Apprentice Academy

09/02/2021- Cluster's children's counselling service expanded to adults

26/01/2021-New Chapter in Speech and Language Therapy


05/10/2020- Mum's heartfelt thanks for tiny Theodore's treatment

23/07/2020- Rosie the rag doll keeps young patients moving through Covid pandemic

16/07/2020 - Food hampers delight families

29/06/2020 - Missed vaccinations could lead to measles outbreak

12/06/2020- Sporting stars back virtual call for youngsters to get active

13/05/2020- Six-year-old superstar Penny raises over £1,000 in support of the NHS

21/04/2020 - Teamwork sees new children's unit at Morriston open in just two weeks

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


16/12/2019 Santa brings virtual cheer to Morriston Hospital's children's wards

13/11/2019 Fighting the flu can be fun

22/05/2019 Jig-So's success with Swansea families

12/04/2019 Designed to Smile

18/02/2019 From struggling to form sentences to a speaking part in school play


Rydym yn croesawu gohebiaeth a galwadau ffôn yn y Gymraeg neu'r Saesneg. Atebir gohebiaeth Gymraeg yn y Gymraeg, ac ni fydd hyn yn arwain at oedi. Mae’r dudalen hon ar gael yn Gymraeg drwy bwyso’r botwm ar y dde ar frig y dudalen.

We welcome correspondence and telephone calls in Welsh or English. Welsh language correspondence will be replied to in Welsh, and this will not lead to a delay. This page is available in Welsh by clicking ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of this page.