Skip to main content

Swansea Bay Health News

 

Three clinical staff in hospital waiting area
Three clinical staff in hospital waiting area
08/04/21
Nurse the first in Wales to give sight-saving injections

Singleton specialist nurse Melvin Cua helping to free up ophthalmologists to do other work

ED choir 2
ED choir 2
06/04/21
Emergency Department choir is critical to staff wellbeing

A hospital choir is going from strength to strength after appearing on TV as part of the BBC’s coverage of the first national Covid Memorial Day

A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid
31/03/21
Keep to the rules call for Easter, as Clase gatherings spark Covid clusters

Families are being warned to keep to the rules this Easter after it’s emerged that over a quarter of current Swansea Covid-19 cases have been traced to a number of household gatherings in the north of the city.

A baby being held by their mother
A baby being held by their mother
24/03/21
Only mother and baby unit of its kind in Wales to open in Swansea Bay

Uned Gobaith will help women with serious mental health problems

A picture of a virus
A picture of a virus
24/03/21
Cluster of Neath Port Talbot Covid cases linked to family household gatherings

Families are being urged to stick to important social distancing rules after a cluster of Covid-19 cases have been linked to potentially illegal household gatherings in the Briton Ferry area.

MD1
MD1
23/03/21
Swansea Bay observes first ever Covid Memorial Day

As part of Covid Memorial Day 2021, Swansea Bay University Health Board has paused to reflect on the struggle, sacrifice and selfless service of the past 12 months, and remember all those who have lost their lives during the pandemic

An image of James Murphy
An image of James Murphy
23/03/21
Rising to the challenge during a year like no other

Highlighting some of the amazing work taking place behind the scenes in Swansea Bay during the Covid-19 pandemic.

19/03/21
Notice of board meeting - 25th March 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 25TH MARCH 2021 IN THE MILLENNUIM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR

A picture of various things connected to the pandemic, including a rainbow, a mask and Covid
A picture of various things connected to the pandemic, including a rainbow, a mask and Covid
19/03/21
Prince William thanks Swansea Bay UHB staff for COVID-19 response

The Duke of Cambridge made a special phone call to Swansea Bay University Health Board this week, to thank all our NHS staff for their efforts throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jan Whitley and Jun Cezar Zaldua at Morriston Hospital
Jan Whitley and Jun Cezar Zaldua at Morriston Hospital
08/03/21
Researchers venture into Covid hotspots

Morriston team recruits scores of patients for unique study.

Ana Arnold
Ana Arnold
02/03/21
Youngster hopes to pack a punch with her Covid handwashing video

An aspiring young actress from Swansea is starring in her own video urging people to stick to the rules to help end lockdown so she can go back to stage school

25/02/21
COVID-19 tests now open to people with a wider range of symptoms

Symptom range expanded to help find hidden cases in Swansea Bay's communities

An image of Mark Drakeford, Mark Hackett and members of the apprentice academy on zoom
An image of Mark Drakeford, Mark Hackett and members of the apprentice academy on zoom
19/02/21
First Minister hails Swansea Bay's Apprentice Academy

The First Minister has praised the role of Swansea Bay’s Apprentice Academy in helping ensure the NHS in Wales is in safe hands heading into the future.

An illustration of people standing outside of a hospital to promote the new smoking ban 
An illustration of people standing outside of a hospital to promote the new smoking ban 
17/02/21
Smoking ban in hospital grounds becomes law on 1st March

New regulations are coming in on 1st March which will make it illegal to smoke in hospital grounds.

ED Awards
ED Awards
16/02/21
ED staff awards helps resuscitate morale during pandemic

Morriston Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) has launched its own in-house award ceremony in a bid to boost morale during the most difficult period in its history

Ceri Battle
Ceri Battle
15/02/21
Patients to take part in life-saving study

Research project at Morriston Hospital focuses on potentially serious or even fatal chest injuries.

REACH
REACH
09/02/21
Cluster's children's counselling service expanded to adults

A group of GP surgeries in the Lower Swansea Valley is now offering a remote counselling and psychotherapy service for adults experiencing emotional distress and mental health challenges alongside its programme for youngsters

A woman and a young girl doing yoga in a field 
A woman and a young girl doing yoga in a field 
02/02/21
Swansea Bay residents are exercising their way to happiness during the pandemic

Swansea Bay residents are turning to exercise more frequently than people in any other part of Wales to help them improve their mental health during the Covid19 Pandemic.

30/01/21
Very sad death of healthcare worker who had tested positive for Covid-19

It is with great sadness that we report the death of a much loved friend and colleague who worked in the Minor Injury Unit at Neath Port Talbot Hospital.

Cover
Cover
26/01/21
New Chapter in Speech and Language Therapy

Two Swansea Bay UHB speech and language therapists have turned to the written word to help their patients, with the publication of a children’s book

News Archive

Share this page
Find us on