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Two people in a hospital examination room
Two people in a hospital examination room
22/06/2021
Virtual clinics reducing hospital visits for patients and saving clinician's time

Online group discussion for young patients with acne is the first of its kind in Wales

21/06/2021
Notice of special meeting - 23rd June 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUNE 2021 AT 12.45PM VIA YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM

Virtual Ward
Virtual Ward
21/06/2021
Expansion of Virtual wards to bring benefits for all to see

Virtual wards that provide support for the frail elderly, and those with complex health and social care needs, in their own homes rather than in hospital are to be expanded across Swansea Bay

OPAS team members outside Morriston Hospital
OPAS team members outside Morriston Hospital
14/06/2021
Hospital department just for frail older people opens

New hub at Morriston Hospital is unique in Wales

An image of Tracy Myhill OBE 
An image of Tracy Myhill OBE 
11/06/2021
Warm congratulations as former Swansea Bay CEO Tracy Myhill is recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Former Swansea Bay University Health Board Chief Executive Tracy Myhill has been awarded an OBE in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

An image or Dr Elizabeth Davies
An image or Dr Elizabeth Davies
11/06/2021
Swansea Bay's Dr Elizabeth Davies recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List

Dr Davies receives British Empire Medal for services to the NHS and older patients during the pandemic

Christine Fitzgerald outside Gorseinon Hospital
Christine Fitzgerald outside Gorseinon Hospital
11/06/2021
Happy memories as Christine retires after 51-year NHS career

She began nursing in 1970 and is retiring at the age of 70

Naomi Thicket
Naomi Thicket
10/06/2021
Learning disability nurse uses technology to keep residents connected

A learning disability nurse has been using digital technology to keep residents at a specialist home connected to their families and communities during the pandemic.

Sioned Quirke and Claire Wood
Sioned Quirke and Claire Wood
08/06/2021
Children, young people and their families to get help to manage their weight

New Swansea Bay service to launch later this year with Welsh Government funding

Cynthia Rees, Paula Phillips
Cynthia Rees, Paula Phillips
07/06/2021
Online portal making a big difference to rheumatology patients

Helpline calls down by three-quarters since the Patient Portal went live

A picture of a mask and a pint of beer
A picture of a mask and a pint of beer
04/06/2021
Wind Street pub-goers warned to look out for symptoms and get tested after Covid-19 cases linked to bar

Customers and visitors to a Wind Street, Swansea, bar are being urged to get a Covid-19 test straight away if they feel unwell following investigations into a cluster of cases of Covid-19.

02/06/2021
Meet the volunteers who give up their free time to care for others

This is Volunteers’ Week and Swansea Bay has been celebrating the many people who give up their time to help others.

02/06/2021
Notice of special meeting - 7th June 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON  MONDAY, 7 JUNE 2021 AT 2.30PM VIA YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM

Images of Rosie Carruthers
Images of Rosie Carruthers
01/06/2021
A further 150 Volunteers join during Covid-19 Pandemic – Volunteers' week 2021

Volunteers have stepped up like never before to support the NHS in Swansea Bay during its hour of greatest need.

Volunteers week logo
Volunteers week logo
01/06/2021
Praise for volunteers caring for their communities

They are often overlooked but it’s time to celebrate all those who give up their own time to help others stay fit and well

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

A Swansea Bay research nurse featuring in a new video celebrating Florence Nightingale says the principles she established 200 years ago are still relevant today.

Anne Robinson LAC
Anne Robinson LAC
24/05/2021
Changing of the guard for Cwmtawe Cluster LAC

She may have said goodbye but Anne Robinson has been anything but the weakest link when it comes to promoting social inclusion within the Cwmtawe Cluster. 

Scanner
Scanner
24/05/2021
Hospital takes delivery of new MRI scanner

Neath Port Talbot Hospital has taken delivery of a new state-of-the-art scanner that will enhance the diagnostic facilities there.

Front cover of the book
Front cover of the book
24/05/2021
Mum's book helps children shake off their fear of hospital

A Port Talbot mum whose child imagined the Covid virus was “like a giant, scary T-Rex” has written a picture book designed to help youngsters overcome their fear of going into hospital.

Kooth 1
Kooth 1
21/05/2021
New virtual counselling and support for Swansea Bay's youngsters

Children and young people living in Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot will be able to use an anonymous digital counselling and support service designed to safeguard their mental health

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