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Neath Port Talbot Hospital News

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17/06/2024 - Swansea Bay's Patient Choice Awards make welcome return

30/05/2024 - Hospitals serve up nutrition and hydration day

16/05/2024 - GP and leading light at pioneering centre is retiring – but not calling it a day

30/04/2024 - Pioneering Rapid Diagnosis Centre to expand after successful two-year pilot

28/03/2024 - Brightening the wards with music - and helping with rehab

27/03/2024 - Carpenter's hands-on approach helps rebuild his life following severe injury

14/03/2024 - New hospital food menu set to aid patients' recovery

08/02/2024 - Cancer survivor thanks bowel screening test – and his wife - for saving his life

31/01/2024 - Food app's success shows patients have appetite for new menu

17/01/2024 - New role helps spread the word of good mouthcare benefits


05/12/2023 - New team keeps patients in the best possible shape while they await surgery

10/11/2023 - Neuro-rehabilitation fundraiser gets Royal reply

20/10/2023 - Minister visits Swansea Bay to find out more about digital innovations

03/10/2023 - Nurse helps lead significant change in pressure ulcer assessments across Wales

28/09/2023 - Birth centre and home birth service to be reinstated after £750,000 investment

14/09/2023 - Consultants respond to retired doctor Peter Hilton

01/09/2023 - Staff get into gear to sign off a successful Active August

30/08/2023 - Patients combine fun and fitness during Active August

17/08/2023 - Temporary change to Neath Port Talbot Minor Injury Unit opening hours

25/07/2023 - Nostalgic items bring back cherished memories for dementia patients

07/07/2023 - Swansea Bay leads the way with digital prescribing supporting quality care

03/07/2023 - The doctor will jam for you now

30/06/2023 - Charity's scanner donation will play an important role in cancer diagnoses

29/06/2023 - New outdoor spaces at Swansea Bay hospitals commemorate the pandemic

26/06/2023 - First keyhole spinal op in Swansea Bay sees patient back home the same day

23/06/2023 - Event celebrates sacrifices made by overseas nurses

22/06/2023 - Annual MOT-style reviews launched for heart failure patients

19/06/2023 - Motorcyclist getting back in the saddle after traffic accident to thank brain injury unit

15/06/2023 - New theatre complex at Neath Port Talbot Hospital is officially opened

05/06/2023 - Highlighting the effort, commitment and impact of our wonderful volunteers

24/05/2023 - Musicians swap concert hall for hospital wards

19/05/2023 - Patients get crafty to help raise awareness of dementia

24/03/2023 - Work to upgrade the waiting room at Morriston Hospital Emergency Department begins

24/03/2023 - Woman who relearned to walk completes seafront challenge to thank staff

17/03/2023 - Funding award will speed up cancer diagnoses

22/02/2023 - Inspiring tomorrow's doctors

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

16/02/2023 - Funding award will speed up cancer diagnoses


21/10/2022 - Rapid diagnosis helped put Helen's mind at rest on road to recovery

21/10/2022 - Funfair proves a big hit with patients and staff

05/10/2022 - Falls crime scene helps detect hazards at home

04/10/2022 - New theatres for Neath Port Talbot Hospital on their way

03/10/2022 - A marathon achievement over lifelong condition

29/09/2022 - Covid commemorative project close to completion across four hospitals

05/08/2022 - The doctor will see you now in our new outpatient consultation rooms

26/07/2022 - Heartfelt donation provides major boost for specialist team

24/06/2022 - Expanding care after surgery to tackle waiting lists

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

22/04/2022 - Florence Nightingale's legacy inspires nurse to take safety into the digital age

22/02/2022- Rapid Diagnosis Centre at Neath Port Talbot Hospital to expand


02/12/2022- Filipino nurses celebrate their 20th anniversary

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

22/10/2021- Appeal to families – help your relative go home from hospital

05/10/2021- Digital solution saves hours filling in essential paperwork

07/09/2021- Neath Port Talbot Hospital proposal will cut through orthopaedic surgery waits

26/08/2021- Prioritisation for urgently needed blood tests

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

26/07/2021- Centres of Excellence proposed for Swansea Bay hospitals

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

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

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

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

17/02/2021- Smoking ban in hospital grounds becomes law on 1st March

30/01/2021- Very sad death of healthcare worker who had tested positive for Covid-19


30/12/2020- Frontline staff receive New Year Honours

14/12/2020- Some planned surgery postponed due to Covid pressures

11/12/2020- Team of champions help patients with learning difficulties face surgery

19/11/2020- Specialist nurse scripts short film to improve insulin safety

20/10/2020- Resumption of laboratory testing service

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

08/10/2020- Temporary changes to blood test arrangements in Swansea Bay

25/08/2020- Swansea Bay nurses in running for top award

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

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

29/05/2020- Celebrating lockdown babies

12/05/2020- Virtual waiting room at MIU

13/03/2020- COVID-19: temporary changes to some of our services


27/12/2019- Health board staff awarded for innovative healthcare advancement work

09/12/2019- Volunteers thanked for year of help at festive celebration

14/11/2019- Swansea Bay nurses honoured in RCN Wales Nurse of the Year awards

12/11/2019- Twins' flu-prevention film nominated for national award

11/11/2019- Ysbyty Castell-nedd Port Talbot yn dweud diolch i'w ffrindiau

29/10/2019- Vomiting bug strikes 75 patients and staff

28/10/2019- Wales rugby star helps patient tackle boredom

25/10/2019- Urgent norovirus message

30/09/2019- Hospital events held to showcase Swansea Bay staff successes

23/08/2019- Grateful parents raise funds for hospital

26/04/2019- Nurse and team in line for national recognition

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

02/04/2019- First family festival at NPTH

28/02/2019- Cheering up midwives with a hug in a mug from the Birth Centre Buddies

28/02/2019- Fundraisers help infuse a touch of added comfort for patients


20/12/2018- School pupils spread Christmas cheer to patients

14/12/2018- Staff host Christmas day lunch to combat loneliness

07/12/2018- Staff give thanks to Neath League of Friends

06/12/2018- Staff praise Port Talbot League of Friends

26/10/2018- Rapid Diagnosis Centre in NPT Hospital hailed a massive success

09/10/2018- Nurse Sam takes her flu-prevention message to colleagues around the UK

14/09/2018- Bailey rushed off his paws visiting patients

10/09/2018- Patient urges others to follow her lead and Choose Well

25/05/2018- Hospital unit launches new name to reflect the areas it serves

04/05/2018- Teachers get a special lesson in how to look after their voice

17/04/2018- Pupils given lessons about Welsh in the workplace

12/04/2018- Paws for smiles as Bailey spreads a little happiness on the ward

13/03/2018- MIU play area opens to help keep young patients entertained


28/12/2017- Thanks to all who supported the Christmas Day lunch at NPT Hospital

15/12/2017- Party time for familiar faces at hospital unit

14/12/2017- Neath Port Talbot Hospital Christmas Carol Service

14/12/2017- Golfers raise funds for Breast Care Unit

13/12/2017- Patients in two hospitals to benefit from group's generous donation

20/11/2017- Speech therapists helping to encourage new generation to their profession

16/11/2017- Hospital staff say thank you to Port Talbot League of Friends

15/11/2017- Staff say thank you to Neath Hospitals League of Friends

08/11/2017- Congratulations to our EuroMillion winners!

15/09/2017- Former Mayor’s personal quest to help cancer patients’ care



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