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Coronavirus (COVID-19) innovations


12/07/2023 - Opera sessions help long Covid patients hit high notes in their recovery

27/03/2023 - Early learning from hospital-acquired COVID-19 patient safety investigations published


04/10/2022 - Hospital team discovers why a routine treatment for severe Covid-19 can fail

23/05/2022 - Royal recognition for role in planning health board's response to pandemic

28/03/2022 - Unused field hospital beds offered to Swansea Bay communities and Ukrainian refugees

22/03/2022 - Hospital's catering staff helped fuel response to pandemic

22/03/2022 - Swansea Bay's "small but mighty" research and development team helps pave the way for living with Covid

01/11/2021- Nurse recognised after developing one stop clinic for potential cancer patients

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

13/09/2021- Yoga classes aim to ease symptoms and keep wait times flowing

08/09/2021- Hundreds climb on board the Immbulance to get their Covid-19 vaccination

31/08/2021- Hospital test drives new virtual waiting room in patients' cars

29/07/2021- GPs give positive prognosis for online consultations

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

20/07/2021- Green zone created outside Morriston Hospital

19/07/2021- Drive-through pilot sees more than 130 people getting second COVID-19 vaccine dose

16/07/2021- How Swansea Bay's Nurse of the Year has helped asylum seekers through the COVID-19 pandemic

08/07/2021- Piano firm in grand gesture of thanks to hospital staff

07/07/2021- Swansea Bay patients and staff play crucial role in life-saving Covid-19 research

02/07/2021- Paper drug charts binned in Neath Port Talbot and Singleton hospitals

01/07/2021- Regional resources enhance volunteering support in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

28/06/2021- App puts GPs in touch with hospital consultants within seconds

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

21/06/2021- Expansion of Virtual wards to bring benefits for all to see

14/06/2021- Emergency department just for older people opens

10/06/2021 - Learning disability nurse uses technology to keep residents connected

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

07/06/2021 - Online portal making a big difference to rheumatology patients

02/06/2021- Meet the volunteers who give up their free time to care for others

01/06/2021- A further 150 Volunteers join during Covid-19 Pandemic – Volunteers' week 2021

01/06/2021- Praise for volunteers caring for their communities

24/05/2021- Hospital takes delivery of new MRI scanner

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

18/05/2021- Health board training staff thank stadium for pitching in

17/05/2021 - Swansea cancer centre the UK leader for high-tech radiotherapy technique

22/04/2021 - Innovative approach to warding off hospital admissions

22/04/2021- Mission accomplished for military's Vaccination Support Force in Swansea Bay

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

19/04/2021- Swansea Bay to support new UK trial for COVID-19 vaccine

08/04/2021 - Nurse the first in Wales to give sight-saving injections

06/04/2021- Emergency Department choir is critical to staff wellbeing

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

23/03/2021- Swansea Bay observes first ever Covid Memorial Day

23/03/2021- Rising to the challenge during a year like no other

19/03/2021- Prince William thanks Swansea Bay UHB staff for COVID-19 response

08/03/2021- Researchers venture into Covid hotspots

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

16/02/2021- ED staff awards helps resuscitate morale during pandemic

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

02/02/2021- Swansea Bay residents are exercising their way to happiness during the pandemic

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

21/01/2021- New Wellness Centre for city's High Street

11/01/2021- More testing capacity for Swansea Bay region as new testing centre opens in Neath


29/12/2020 - Morriston the first hospital in Wales to develop its own solar farm

18/12/2020 - Heated marquees installed for visitors

04/11/2020- Lifestyle changes can prevent Type 2 Diabetes

27/10/2020- The pen really is mightier than the sword for Swansea Bay patient

20/10/2020- Swansea Bay student nurse named best in Britain

09/10/2020- Swansea Bay employees feature in Queen's Birthday Honours List

09/10/2020- Historic Swansea Bay double in awards

22/09/2020- Digital stories project has something to write home about

14/09/2020- Online therapy service launches in Wales

10/09/2020- Swansea Bay's Digital Stories project creating new chapter in health care

07/09/2020- Covid-19 support for staff leads to shortlists for two UK awards

02/09/2020- New 'Gold Standard' team saving sight in Swansea

28/08/2020 - NHS praise for Armed Forces' Covid help

24/08/2020- Morriston Hospital team awarded Welsh Government grant for Covid-19 research

14/08/2020- New late night mental health sanctuary service launched

12/08/2020 - New service supports people at home after stroke

07/08/2020- Plasma therapy could be given to Covid patients in Morriston intensive care

03/08/2020 - Callum back on his feet after coma

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

10/07/2020- Virtual rounds remotely connect consultants with patients

01/07/2020 - Former ambulance back on the road to provide a vital service

30/06/2020- Cancer patients will get a faster diagnosis thanks to a new multi-million pound scanner.

30/06/2020- Enjoying a taste of the good life at Neath Port Talbot Hospital

25/06/2020 - Breast cancer treatment transformed in Swansea

24/06/2020 - New self-help guide for Covid recovery is first for Wales

18/06/2020- Dozens of patients in Swansea join up for Covid-19 trial

15/06/2020 - Virtual rounds remotely connect consultants with patients

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

11/06/2020- From hearing tests to aiding the NHS frontline.

05/06/2020 - New team provides support for Covid patients at home

04/06/2020- Volunteers step up to help health board keep on delivering

01/06/2020 - Volunteers help pharmacies deliver during pandemic

29/05/2020 - Celebrating lockdown babies

29/05/2020 - Smokers getting virtual support to help them give up

21/05/2020 - Phone app helping to keep people out of hospital

12/05/2020 - Virtual waiting room at MIU

01/05/2020 - Macmillan information and support service adapts for COVID-19

30/04/2020 - Virtual appointments helping beat the lockdown

29/04/2020 - Dedicated teams support staff mental health during Coronavirus pandemic

23/04/2020 - Teamwork sees new children's unit at Morriston open in just two weeks

10/04/2020- Consultant Connect goes live in record time

08/04/2020 - Fast-track health board training kicks off

27/03/2020 - Mental health teams make major changes in fight against Coronavirus

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