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Swansea Bay Health News

 

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Image shows a close up image of a female
01/07/2022
Maggie's making a big difference for adults with learning disabilities

For over a decade, Maggie Higgins has made a big difference to the lives of people with learning difficulties and hearing loss – contributing to work which can help reduce the risk of them developing dementia.

A picture of lungs
A picture of lungs
29/06/2022
Major step forward for new Adult Thoracic Surgical centre of excellence serving South Wales

Plans for the new multi-million pound Adult Thoracic Surgical Centre for South Wales can go ahead at pace following a major boost from Welsh Government.

Two people hold a painting of Morriston Hospital.
Two people hold a painting of Morriston Hospital.
29/06/2022
Carpenter still at work after nearly slicing off his fingers says thanks to Morriston Hospital

A retired carpenter who almost sliced off his fingers is still crafting away in his workshop thanks to the skill of Morriston Hospital staff.

An operating theatre picture
An operating theatre picture
28/06/2022
Plans for Vascular Hybrid Theatre at Morriston Hospital get a major boost

Plans for a state-of-the-art new operating theatre at Morriston Hospital which combines a traditional operating room with advanced medical imagery, have taken a huge step forward.

Nurse handling a drip
Nurse handling a drip
24/06/2022
Expanding care after surgery to tackle waiting lists

A £2.5million investment in a new service providing enhanced recovery support for patients following some types of complex surgery will open the way for Singleton and Neath Port Talbot hospitals to do even more to tackle waiting lists.

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Image shows two women sitting on a bench
23/06/2022
Patient's praise following improvement in IBD care and recruitment

An inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patient has praised Swansea Bay’s commitment to improving care and resources following a rise in cases.

A man and two women stood outside a church
A man and two women stood outside a church
21/06/2022
Breakfast club dishes up dose of wellness to socially isolated

A new breakfast club is dishing up the opportunity for people in Swansea to connect with each other.

Heather Wilkes with her award
Heather Wilkes with her award
21/06/2022
Swansea pioneer awarded outstanding achievement at Wales' first cancer awards

Moondance Cancer Initiative has recognised one individual and three teams from Swansea for their achievements in cancer services at Wales’ first cancer awards.

Image shows a man and woman holding a piece of paper
Image shows a man and woman holding a piece of paper
21/06/2022
Reverend's grand gesture to team that performed life-saving surgery

A retired reverend geared up for a challenge by cycling 100km to raise funds for the Morriston Hospital surgical team he says saved his life.

17/06/2022
New Lighthouse service steers families towards a healthier lifestyle

Swansea Bay launches weight management service for children and young people - with parents very much involved.

Aimee Sawyer
Aimee Sawyer
15/06/2022
Former burns patient full of thanks for her heroes

A former patient of The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery has raised more than £5,000 as a thank you to the “heroes” who saved her life.

A man using a microscope on a woman
A man using a microscope on a woman
14/06/2022
New clinic reduces wait times for ear care treatment

A microscope that can be used for both ear and dental procedures means patients can now be treated quickly without the need for a hospital referral.

Keith
Keith
14/06/2022
Father proclaims intention to trek 550 miles to thank NHS

A grateful father is to take on a mountainous walking challenge to raise funds for Morriston Hospital’s Jill Rowe Neurology Ambulatory Care Unit which is helping his son get back on his feet.

Rose and Rob
Rose and Rob
10/06/2022
Love knows no bounds when it comes to where you get married

A newlywed couple have thanked nurses in Morriston Hospital for helping them tie the knot on the groom’s ward.

An overview of Cefn Coed Hospital.
An overview of Cefn Coed Hospital.
09/06/2022
Trespassers warned to stay off hospital's private land

Following a spate of break-ins at disused parts of Cefn Coed Hospital, security has been stepped up and a warning issued that trespassers may face police action.

Image shows two women in front of a sign
Image shows two women in front of a sign
06/06/2022
Learn, don't burn this summer

Learn, don’t burn. That’s the message burns experts are sending out to parents and children to prevent potentially serious injuries this summer.

01/06/2022
Every picture tells the story as innovative boards go up in hospitals and parks

Health board and council experts create the symbol-based boards to support people of all ages with communication problems.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
31/05/2022
Notice of Special Meeting - 8th June 2022

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Wednesday, 8th June 2022 at 10.30am via YouTube livestream. 

Image shows people standing in a garden
Image shows people standing in a garden
30/05/2022
Hospital's new-look garden a blooming success with patients

Gorseinon Hospital is using its newly-developed courtyard garden as a way of aiding patients’ recovery.

Image shows two men signing documents
Image shows two men signing documents
30/05/2022
Health board commits to Swansea Bay Healthy Travel Charter

Swansea Bay University Health Board was among leading organisations from across the region to sign the Swansea Bay Healthy Travel Charter.

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