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03/12/2021- Generous donation offers families special place to unwind

23/11/2021- Trial to investigate if AI can predict breast cancer treatment outcome

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

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

08/10/2021- Students' praise for teaching doctors

28/09/2021- Another big investment in the South West Wales Cancer Centre

27/09/2021- Flagship hospital could play vital role in tackling record-high surgical waiting lists

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

20/08/2021 - Wait for sight-saving vision checks cut to just weeks

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

28/05/2021-Research nurse says the Nightingale effect still shines on

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

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

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


20/10/2020- Resumption of laboratory testing service

20/10/2020- Swansea Bay UHB - Update on Covid-19 outbreaks

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

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

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

21/08/2020- Campaign against antibiotics overuse spreads across Swansea

16/07/2020 - Food hampers delight families

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

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

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

16/06/2020- Concern after cancer referrals drop by two-thirds

29/05/2020 - Celebrating lockdown babies

19/05/2020- Coronavirus very sadly claims the life of a dedicated Singleton Hospital nurse

23/04/2020 - Mum praises Swansea midwifery team after baby's safe arrival

22/04/2020 - COVID-19: A dedicated healthcare assistant very sadly passes away

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

07/01/2020 Dad walks daughter down the aisle despite brain tumour

06/01/2020 Fully refurbished Ward 12 reopens after last year's fire


20/12/2019 Neonatal unit's videos unite families at Christmas

20/12/2019 Special care unit babies come together for Christmas

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

06/12/2019 Innovative GP unit works with paramedics to relieve winter pressure on A&E

29/11/2019 Volunteers to help breastfeeding mums on Swansea Bay's postnatal wards

27/10/2019 £12.7 million investment in radiotherapy services helps Swansea Bay in the fight against cancer

25/10/2019 Urgent norovirus message

27/08/2019 Gran has "shades" tattooed inside her eyes to cure rare vision problem

17/07/2019 Global award for premature baby care

12/07/2019 Singleton Hospital worker attacked in motorbike-jacking

02/07/2019 Training plan wins double award for Sam

02/07/2019 First phase of Singleton main block upgrade starts this month

26/06/2019 Digital solution to benefit cancer patients

10/05/2019 Swansea Bay clinicians take Wales-wide roles

07/05/2019 Mum's vision restored with transplant alternative

29/04/2019 Humble rugby stars in surprise hospital visit

25/04/2019 SBUHB employee still working at 80!

27/03/2019 Fire fund established following hospital blaze

26/03/2019 Fire-hit ward likely to be closed for three months

25/03/2019 Singleton Hospital ward fire

14/03/2019 ABMU team nominated for major award for highlighting clot risks in cancer patients

20/02/2019 Essential items appeal declared a 'phenomenal' success

12/02/2019 New support group helps people rebuild their lives after a stroke

30/01/2019 Emotional podcast praises 'purpose and passion' of staff saving tiny babies

25/01/2019 Essential items appeal launched for patients with cancer

24/01/2019 Healthy people's poo could hold the secret to tackling obesity and diabetes

11/01/2019 Twin bundles of joy after couple's beautiful but testing time

03/01/2019 Singleton GP prepares for new challenge in Africa



27/12/2018 Jimi marks milestone birthday with donation to unit that saved his life

09/11/2018 Temporary closure Singleton Minor Injury Unit

06/11/2018 New venue for memorial service for loved and lost babies

30/10/2018 Singleton GP establishes dedicated children's ward in Sierra Leone

29/10/2018 ABMU Support Worker shortlisted for national #OurHealthHeroes award

25/09/2018 Tiny baby thrives thanks to ‘first class’ service

04/09/2018 1,000th picture sold through corridor art galleries

07/08/2018 Brave George conquers Pen y Fan to raise funds for baby unit

26/06/2018 Careers workshops offer insight into occupational therapy

24/05/2018 Sony donation to Haematology Day Unit

04/05/2018 September start for £9.7 million upgrade of Singleton neonatal unit

03/05/2018 Day room makeover aims to help tackle PJ paralysis

27/04/2018 Expert support to help carers cope with dementia

18/04/2018 Maternity staff's Bollywood boost for grieving parents

28/03/2018 Sandra in the swim again 16 years after cancer surgery

02/04/2018 Rachael shares healthy message with mums-to-be

01/02/2018 Ironman Rob keeps on running to help hospital centre

31/01/2018 Patients send good wishes as bone marrow transplant pioneer retires

10/01/2018 Cerys says thanks to surgeon who helped get her motoring



29/12/2017 ABMU volunteers lend their skills to Gambian eye care centre

20/12/2017 Health Secretary finds out more about services during tour of ABMU

07/12/2017 Artwork donated to chemotherapy unit in patient's memory

24/11/2017 Service to share special memories of lost little ones

17/10/2017 Maureen’s dedication to students earns her special recognition award

12/09/2017 State-of-the-art new service launches at Singleton Hospital

11/09/2017 Volunteers needed to jump onboard fundraising record attempt

07/09/2017 Teenager goes coast to coast to help young eye patients

05/09/2017 Madge retires after 45 years dedicated to neonatal care at Singleton

16/08/2017 Mayor’s fundraising mission kicks off with memorial rugby tournament

11/08/2017 Midwives share how research is shaping future care for women

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

03/08/2017 From Singleton to Sierra Leone – GP fulfills ambition to help sick children

26/06/2017 Singleton cancer patients inspire new art exhibition in Swansea

10/05/2017 Lee’s latest goal is helping boost cancer charity

10/05/2017 Family and friends join breast cancer survivor Wendy for Moonwalk

02/05/2017 Midwives step up to take on pedometer challenge

27/04/2017 Family’s fundraiser for neonatal unit in memory of baby son

25/04/2017 Cardiac patients on road to recovery with help from tai chi

12/04/2017 Lisa takes on triple challenge to say thanks for grandad’s care

11/04/2017 Unit is first in Wales to let parents share care of their premature babies

04/04/2017 Radiography staff become first to hold groundbreaking new qualification

09/03/2017 Reem gets running to help support cause close to her heart

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