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An overview of Cefn Coed Hospital.
2024

21/03/2024 - Swansea Bay trains Velindre's first group of overseas nurses

13/03/2024 - Renal patient pays thanks to the 'tireless' staff who have helped his family over the years

04/03/2024 - Surprise visitors put a smile on the faces of residents at Tonna Hospital

24/01/2024 - Daughter's heartfelt donation in mum's memory provides a real boost for patients at Ty Garngoch

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

2023

19/12/2023 - A Christmas Carol at mother and baby unit

01/12/2023 - Award highlights efforts made for wildlife and wellbeing

22/11/2023 - Swansea-based cancer service urges people to be vigilant for the tell-tale signs

15/11/2023 - Swansea Bay University Health Board wins at the NHS Wales Awards 2023

12/09/2023 - HEPMA roll out continues with Cefn Coed Hospital now on board

14/08/2023 - Newly qualified nurse wins award after a nine year journey to graduate

10/08/2023 - Patients applaud musical interlude

14/07/2023 - Plants and peace give patients perfect setting in hospital's secret garden

06/07/2023 - Getting on board for insight into living with dementia

02/07/2023 - VR unlocks horizons for patients

23/06/2023 - Billie offers patients a paw-scription for happiness

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

25/05/2023 - It's a gardeners' world in Gorseinon as patients turn to flower power

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

24/05/2023 - Live nature footage takes wildlife to wards

15/05/2023 - First advanced nurse practitioner for service ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week

12/05/2023 - New training facility opens to mark International Nurses Day

03/05/2023 - Why talking about end-of-life wishes is a positive thing to do

16/02/2023 - Furry nice visitors at Cefn Coed

2022

03/10/2022 - Surgeons working 50 miles apart defy Covid to keep life-saving surgery going

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

01/09/2022 - Harpist helps promote harmony in mother and baby unit

05/08/2022 - Swans gift for people living with dementia at Cefn Coed

11/07/2022 - Pupils give prize money to Cefn Coed Hospital after competition win

09/06/2022 - Trespassers warned to stay off hospital's private land

30/05/2022 - Hospital's new-look garden a blooming success with patients

27/05/2022 - Team work is at centre of both NHS and rugby roles

24/05/2022 - One year on and mother and baby unit doing fine
2021

11/11/2021- Palliative care paramedics start training for new service

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

15/10/2021- Swansea Bay's first perinatal mental health midwife offers support at new unit

13/10/2021- From a girl who dreamt of being a nurse to retiring aged 75

21/09/2021- Mental health nurses' pandemic experiences used as muse for poems

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

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

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

15/01/2021- Warning as cardiac patients put off urgent heart scans

2020

18/12/2020 - Heated marquees installed for visitors

06/11/2020- Gorseinon Hospital Covid-19 statement

20/10/2020- Resumption of laboratory testing service

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

2019

03/12/2019 Dad to donate kidney to stranger before running London Marathon

21/11/2019 Staff surprise patient with 99th birthday party

25/10/2019 Urgent norovirus message

21/10/2019 Vintage tearoom opens for patients at Gorseinon Hospital

18/04/2019 Hospital courtyards to be transformed

12/04/2019 Church congregation praises dementia care

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

27/03/2019 New hospital orchard to bear fruit for patients

06/03/2019 New hair salon is a real highlight for dementia patients

11/02/2019 Men on dementia ward enjoy a warm welcome in their own pub

22/01/2019 Exhibition offers visitors a unique chance to explore Cefn Coed Hospital

15/01/2019 Popular ABMU apprentice Nia in the running for an Unsung hero award

2018

20/11/2018 Wellbeing champion launches gym area for staff

01/11/2018 Patients benefit from generous donation 

01/08/2018 New campaign offers patients green shoots of recovery

22/05/2018 Extra staff bringing personal touch to dementia patients’ care

19/05/2018 Mayor’s boost to help cardiac patients as tribute to his friend

15/05/2018 Patients benefit from doctors’ advice at the end of phone line

09/05/2018 New service giving worried parents somewhere to turn

01/05/2018 New Mountain View Health Centre a hit with patients and staff

16/04/2018 Team’s expert care lets patients recover in comfort of own homes

2017

13/10/2017 Patients' families happy to share their experience of hospital care

08/08/2017 Team stretch themselves during gruelling 48-hour challenge

04/08/2017 Health board staff collect mountain of foodbank donations

01/08/2017 ABMU wins £10k grant to help preserve historic hospital’s past

29/07/2017 Laundry staff’s appeal over lost blanket

22/05/2017 Sharon pears up with store to put fresh fruit on menu for colleagues

30/01/2017 New primary care hub gives more patients the care they need

06/01/2017 Hospitals’ Wi-Fi improvements given warm welcome by patients

03/01/2017 New service sees hospitals offering helping hand to carers

28/07/2017 Retirement sees receptionist leave former home behind

 

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