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2024

10/05/2024 - Swansea Bay independent maternity and neonatal review: update from Margaret Bowron KC, 10/05/2024

02/05/2024 - Charity comes full circle by making final donation to Swansea's cancer centre

26/04/2024 - NICU volunteers share their stories to support Cwtsh Clos campaign

22/04/2024 - Mum of four says thanks to cancer centre staff with a four-figure donation

17/04/2024 - High-spec MRI scans help radiotherapy target tumours more accurately

12/04/2024 - Support grows as Cwtsh Clos gets help with gardens

28/03/2024 - Cwtsh Clos enjoys angelic partnership

25/03/2024 - Charity sets up new home in Singleton

22/03/2024 - Cwtsh Clos coffee group offers support

22/03/2024 - Hospital home-from-home is where the heart is for globetrotting midwife Rhian

20/03/2024 - Cancer centre patients and staff do 5k their way to promote health benefits

18/03/2024 - Clinic supporting mums-to-be gains national recognition

13/03/2024 - Mum shares memories of Cwtsh Clos Christmas

07/03/2024 - Building society supports Cwtsh Clos campaign's running total

28/02/2024 - Hospital homes are a real lifesaver says mum supporting the Cwtsh Clos campaign

28/02/2024 - Singleton gets a facelift following renovation works

27/02/2024 - From neonatal to Nordic after Swansea nurse wins scholarship to Denmark

14/02/2024 - Mal shares personal heartbreak to support Cwtsh Clos fundraising campaign for families of sick babies

09/02/2024 - What a difference a year has made for baby Rohan born weighing just 1lb 8oz

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

06/02/2024 - New home for Bleeding Disorders Centre at Singleton Hospital

03/02/2024 - Charity concert hits the perfect note with generous donation to Singleton Breast Unit

02/02/2024 - Fundraiser packs his trunks to help raise money for cancer centre

31/01/2024 - New and improved specialised scanner seeing more patients than ever at Singleton Hospital

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

22/01/2024 - Mum's the word as baby feeding trial attracts almost 200 volunteers

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

02/01/2024 - Midwife bullied out of the profession in England is loving it again in Swansea

2023

27/12/2023 - Patient goes a long way to say thank you

22/12/2023 - Former teen mum inspired by the midwife who looked after her starts as a midwife herself 23 years later

19/12/2023 - Cancer treatment centre moves to its new home in Singleton Hospital

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

08/11/2023 - Mum's marathon effort for unit that treated daughter and made family feel at home

12/10/2023 - Clinic delivers well-being support to mums-to-be

02/10/2023 - New role will help counter national shortage of cancer specialists

20/09/2023 - Swansea cancer centre first in Wales to take part in proton beam therapy trial

19/09/2023 - Mum's half and half hospital thanks

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

13/09/2023 - 3D printing provides a bolus bonus for cancer treatment

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

25/08/2023 - Fab labs put green quest under the microscope

26/07/2023 - Patient is back on his bike fundraising for cancer centre - all thanks to his dog

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

20/07/2023 - Charity bike ride goes the extra mile to help fund key cancer research

14/07/2023 - Blooming thousands raised for cancer care from sunflowers grown by school pupils

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

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

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

23/06/2023 - Parents donate cuddle cot to allow grieving families to create precious memories

08/06/2023 - Third Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge is bigger and better than ever

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

30/05/2023 - Chemo unit's gift from cancer survivor will help improve both patient and nurse experience of giving injections

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

19/05/2023 - Celebrating the teams finding treatments and life-saving drugs of tomorrow

06/03/2023 - Wizards' chairman's cold dip for cancer services

22/02/2023 - Inspiring tomorrow's doctors

17/02/2023 - New food app dishes up bigger and better menu for patients

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

08/02/2023 - Fitness instructor thanks staff for their care following cancer diagnosis

2022

16/12/2022 - Gohirio adnewyddu adduned priodas dair blynedd gan 3 C - canser, Covid a chemo

16/12/2022 - Wedding vow renewal delayed three years by 3 Cs - cancer, Covid and chemo

20/10/2022 - Care and support delivered to mums-to-be thanks to dual clinic

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

30/09/2022 - Artist's thank you to health board is picture perfect

30/09/2022 - Milk hub needs helping hands to support even more families in Wales

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

05/09/2022 - Jiffy leads cyclists in 50 mile fundraising ride for cancer charities

16/08/2022 - Ben fulfils DJ dream with Escape opportunity

12/08/2022 - Hospital's flower power proves big success with patients

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

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

24/05/2022 - Plans for more Singleton Hospital operating theatres go before Swansea UHB Board meeting

18/05/2022 - Singleton Hospital gets £4.1m state-of-the-art scanners investment

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

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

21/04/2022 - Singleton Hospital eye care team scores another pioneering first

25/03/2022 - First-class delivery at Swansea baby unit makes it one of UK's best

15/02/2022- New operating theatre at Singleton Hospital will tackle eye surgery waits

09/02/2022- New one-stop shop will improve access for fertility treatment

14/01/2022- Swansea surgeon turns his hand to painting

2021

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

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

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

06/09/2021- Caring approach at end of life

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

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

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

2020

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

2019

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

11/10/2019- Puzzle table brings patients closer together

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

14/08/2019- Volunteers spruce up Swansea children's centre playground

17/07/2019- Global award for premature baby care

17/07/2019- Update on Minor Injury Unit, Singleton Hospital

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

07/06/2019- Blaze-hit ward staff get special honour

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

2018

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

 

2017 

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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