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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
26/10/2021
Notice of Special Meeting - 28th October 2021

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 28th October 2021 at 11.45am via YouTube livestream.

ED nurse Natalie Williams has created bereavement boxes for children
ED nurse Natalie Williams has created bereavement boxes for children
26/10/2021
Emergency department nurse's heartfelt gesture to comfort grieving children

An emergency department nurse has created heartfelt care packages for children as a way of comforting them following the loss of a loved one.

a woman with her gran
a woman with her gran
22/10/2021
Appeal to families – help your relative go home from hospital

Do you have a relative in one of our hospitals who is well enough to go home? Can you help us avoid delays in discharging them?

Pressures on the NHS are higher than they’ve ever been, and we need your help.

Clare oland
Clare oland
22/10/2021
GP surgery receptionists speak out over worrying abuse

When the nation stood on doorsteps to clap our NHS heroes, GP surgery receptionists deserved their fair share of that applause – sadly they are now being insulted and abused in increasing numbers.

Picture of Claire Hayes-Bidder in front of a hospital sign
Picture of Claire Hayes-Bidder in front of a hospital sign
22/10/2021
Virtual technology keeps an essential service going during the pandemic

Appointments with Swansea Bay's Stammering Service went from face-to-face to virtual with the support of the Michael Palin Centre

18/10/2021
Flu cases lead to hospital admissions

The flu virus is already circulating and has led to people being hospitalised.

18/10/2021
Morriston professor receives prestigious award from Danish university

It will strengthen research into benefits of exercise for stroke patients

Ann-Marie Thomas at Uned Gobaith
Ann-Marie Thomas at Uned Gobaith
15/10/2021
Swansea Bay's first perinatal mental health midwife offers support at new unit

The role of Swansea Bay University Health Board's first perinatal mental health specialist midwife aims to support those who may struggle during pregnancy and following the birth of their child.

Hazel Eastman in nurse uniform outside Gorseinon Hospital
Hazel Eastman in nurse uniform outside Gorseinon Hospital
13/10/2021
From a girl who dreamt of being a nurse to retiring aged 75

Hazel Eastman started her career in Morriston Hospital as a student in 1964

Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
08/10/2021
Students' praise for teaching doctors

Two Swansea Bay doctors have earned the praises of their students in Swansea University Medical School.

Picture shows two nurses using a computer
Picture shows two nurses using a computer
05/10/2021
Digital solution saves hours filling in essential paperwork

Welsh Nursing Care Record introduced at Neath Port Talbot Hospital and soon to expand to Singleton

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
30/09/2021
Notice of board meeting - 7th October 2021

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 7 October at 11.45am via YouTube livestream.

Cara
Cara
30/09/2021
Cluster's new health and wellbeing initiative in wake of Covid

The Cwmtawe Cluster – a group of three GP practices in the Lower Swansea Valley – is introducing a new service aimed at helping those with complex health and wellbeing issues, made more urgent by the pandemic.

Steve Greenfield and Helen Dean in Enfys Ward
Steve Greenfield and Helen Dean in Enfys Ward
29/09/2021
State-of-the-art stroke unit proposed for Morriston Hospital

An acute hub is also included in the health board's proposals for the Swansea hospital

A picture of a teddy bear
A picture of a teddy bear
29/09/2021
Rise in number of children with Covid-19 admitted to hospital in Swansea Bay

Almost as many children aged 15 and under have been in hospital with Covid-19 in Swansea Bay over the last three months than the whole of the rest of the pandemic.

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

One of the linear accelerators at the Singleton Hospital centre will be replaced at a cost of £4 million

Jan Worthing outside Singleton Hospital
Jan Worthing outside Singleton Hospital
27/09/2021
Flagship hospital could play vital role in tackling record-high surgical waiting lists

Proposals envisage Singleton Hospital as Swansea Bay's Centre of Excellence for planned surgery.

HQ pond with floating islands
HQ pond with floating islands
21/09/2021
Pond oasis to boost staff well-being

Staff in Swansea Bay’s headquarters can benefit from an environmental project to help promote well-being.

Poems 1
Poems 1
21/09/2021
Mental health nurses' pandemic experiences used as muse for poems

Three mental health nurses from Cefn Coed Hospital have turned to poetry to process their emotions of working through the pandemic.

Swansea Bay University Health Board and Swansea Council logos
Swansea Bay University Health Board and Swansea Council logos
14/09/2021
Keeping Swansea Bay's schools safe

Measures used in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot schools last term are to be retained.

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