Swansea Bay Health News

 

Katy Silcox 1
Katy Silcox 1
09/01/20
New role to help people regain their independence

The Cwmtawe Cluster has a new service that can, quite literally, help people get back on their feet again

09/01/20
Pat on the head for Superstar Seren

Hard working therapy dog Seren has just made her 200th visit to Singleton’s Radiotherapy department, where she visits weekly with her owner Francis Davies to bring smiles to cancer patients.

Project Search intern Scott Harris cleans a sink while on placement with the domestics team.
Project Search intern Scott Harris cleans a sink while on placement with the domestics team.
09/01/20
Interns undergo "unbelievable" change just 10 weeks into jobs

As the Project SEARCH interns move onto their second round of placements, their families reveal how much the work has helped them grow.

Bride walks down aisle
Bride walks down aisle
07/01/20
Dad walks daughter down the aisle despite brain tumour

Macmillan team at Singleton Hospital helps Peter James get to the big day

Ward 12 after refurbishment
Ward 12 after refurbishment
06/01/20
Fully refurbished Ward 12 reopens after last year's fire

A ward at Singleton Hospital which was badly damaged in a fire last March is re-opening, following an extensive refurbishment.

A close up of a woman in profile smoking a cigarette
A close up of a woman in profile smoking a cigarette
02/01/20
Smoking warning for home oxygen users

Giving up smoking is a good idea for anyone – but for people on home oxygen therapy it’s essential.

Speech award 1
Speech award 1
27/12/19
Speech and language team has last word at awards

Swansea Bay’s speech and language team has given the profession plenty to talk about after picking up a major award

Amanda Atkinson receives the overall winner award from NHS Wales Chief Executive Andrew Goodall. Image credit: John Behets.
Amanda Atkinson receives the overall winner award from NHS Wales Chief Executive Andrew Goodall. Image credit: John Behets.
27/12/19
Health board staff awarded for innovative healthcare advancement work

Swansea Bay staff have been recognised for their innovation, compassion and leadership at the 2019 Advancing Healthcare Awards Wales.

A pharmacist pictured serving a patient
A pharmacist pictured serving a patient
23/12/19
Over 5,000 patients have used our Common Ailments Scheme

It offers FREE over-the-counter medications for 26 common conditions.

A picture of Sam Lloyd
A picture of Sam Lloyd
23/12/19
Christmas dinner help for stroke patients

Speech and language therapist Sam Lloyd will be out and about on Morriston Hospital’s stroke ward on Christmas morning, helping ensure patients don’t miss out on their opportunity to enjoy a festive dinner.

Jordan and Sion Morgan with baby Harry Bear
Jordan and Sion Morgan with baby Harry Bear
20/12/19
Neonatal unit's videos unite families at Christmas

A new video sharing system is helping families with premature babies in hospital to stay in touch this Christmas.

20/12/19
Special care unit babies come together for Christmas

Some of Swansea Bay’s most adorable residents have been celebrating Christmas with the staff who helped give them the best start in life.

District nurses 1
District nurses 1
20/12/19
District nurses epitomise festive goodwill

Meet the district nurses who are giving up their Christmas Day to serve others

17/12/19
Wales Diabetes Network introduces Hypo Dino 'Tim'...

Children with Type 1 Diabetes are invited to read about the adventures of Tim Dinosaurus -the creation of Katie Courtney and Ava Morgan, both aged 9.

Yanni and mum Pearl speak to Santa using a webcam and television in Ward M's playroom.
Yanni and mum Pearl speak to Santa using a webcam and television in Ward M's playroom.
16/12/19
Santa brings virtual cheer to Morriston Hospital's children's wards

It’s Santa’s busiest time of year but that didn’t stop him taking a morning off to send some Christmas cheer to Morriston Hospital’s children’s wards.

Sign for Morriston Hospital
Sign for Morriston Hospital
12/12/19
Statement in response to serious bus accident

We can confirm that Morriston Hospital is treating five casualties who sustained injuries as a result of the bus accident in Swansea this morning.

10/12/19
Wonderful response to Winter Homeless Appeal will help spread festive cheer

A magnificent response to an annual appeal for Swansea Bay’s homeless community will really spread some festive cheer this Christmas.

10/12/19
Furry friends to find new homes in Swansea Bay this Christmas

Children in Swansea Bay with exceptional health needs will receive very special, and very fluffy, gifts this Christmas.

09/12/19
Volunteers thanked for year of help at festive celebration

Swansea Bay health board’s army of volunteers have been thanked for their help at a special seasonal celebration.

Zimbabwe mission 1
Zimbabwe mission 1
09/12/19
Swansea Bay duo deliver maternity training in Africa

Two Swansea Bay University Health Board employees have helped develop maternity training in Africa

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