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SBUHB logo
24/03/2022
Notice of board meeting - 31 March, 2022

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 31st March 2022 at 12.15pm

Medical student Leo Polchar
Medical student Leo Polchar
24/03/2022
Sounds of emergency department inspire instrumental music

A medical student has been inspired by the sounds of Morriston Hospital’s Emergency Department to create a piece of music aimed at soothing colleagues and patients.

Paul Mugford
Paul Mugford
22/03/2022
Hospital's catering staff helped fuel response to pandemic

If, as Napoleon famously declared, an army marches on its stomach, Swansea Bay’s catering team deserves particular mention in despatches.

Research and development team
Research and development team
22/03/2022
Swansea Bay's "small but mighty" research and development team helps pave the way for living with Covid

Two years on from the first national lockdown we are in a far better position to understand, help prevent and treat Covid thanks to the outstanding and ground-breaking efforts of scientists and researchers from around the world.

Swansea Bay Green Group logo
Swansea Bay Green Group logo
18/03/2022
Healthcare staff launch new Swansea Bay Green Group

A group of frontline Swansea Bay healthcare staff have today launched a new group to help tackle the climate crisis and make the NHS in the region more environmentally friendly

17/03/2022
Young patients become trainee biomedical scientists for the day at Morriston Hospital

Two children became trainee biomedical scientists for the day when they visited Morriston Hospital to find out what happens to their blood samples.

Dr Zena Marney outside the Dementia Hwb
Dr Zena Marney outside the Dementia Hwb
16/03/2022
Swansea Bay staff raise awareness of delirium

Swansea Bay staff have raised awareness of delirium at a special event.

Clive Rew pictured at his home
Clive Rew pictured at his home
15/03/2022
Retired hero cop forever grateful to NHS for saving his life after suffering heart attack

A retired hero policeman who was a key figure in foiling the attempted Millennium Dome heist has thanked the NHS for the “gold-standard service” he says saved his life.

VIPs at solar farm
VIPs at solar farm
14/03/2022
Minister visits Morriston Hospital's high performing solar farm

The energy crisis means the UK’s first direct wired solar farm developed to power a hospital will generate far greater savings - and is expected to produce a fifth of Morriston Hospital’s energy consumption every year.

Staff who will be providing the new SABR service
Staff who will be providing the new SABR service
11/03/2022
Cutting-edge treatment to be available in Swansea for the first time

Highly specialised lung cancer technique known as SABR will launched in Singleton Hospital this spring

Sue Williams and staff in group display some of the aids available
Sue Williams and staff in group display some of the aids available
09/03/2022
Swansea has a lending library with a difference

Artificial cats are among the aids available for loan to help keep older people safe and feel more relaxed.

Woman in lilac top standing outside a hospital
Woman in lilac top standing outside a hospital
02/03/2022
Picture-perfect tribute to long-serving hospital volunteer

Morfa Owen asked to represent Swansea Bay volunteering in unique NHS portrait series

The Acute Clinical Team
The Acute Clinical Team
24/02/2022
Team praised for caring approach to patients during pandemic

A clinical team has been recognised for adapting the way staff cared for older people in care homes during the pandemic.

Fabian Way Testing Centre Team
Fabian Way Testing Centre Team
23/02/2022
Fabian Way Covid testing unit relocated to Margam

The health board’s Fabian Way drive-through Covid testing unit has made the short journey to a new home in Port Talbot.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
22/02/2022
Notice of Special Meeting - 24th February 2022

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board  will be held on Thursday, 24 February 2022 at 9am via YouTube livestream.

Image shows two staff members looking at diagnostic screens
Image shows two staff members looking at diagnostic screens
22/02/2022
Rapid Diagnosis Centre at Neath Port Talbot Hospital to expand

A two-year pilot at the pioneering centre is being funded by Moondance Cancer Initiative 

Janine Evans
Janine Evans
18/02/2022
Older people offered first aid advice for burns amidst fuel crisis fears

Burns experts at Morriston Hospital have produced a first aid video and poster campaign aimed at helping older people avoid becoming unwitting victims of the fuel crisis.

Three employees with the award won by Lymphoedema Wales
Three employees with the award won by Lymphoedema Wales
16/02/2022
New lymphoedema patient service gains global interest after award success

A pioneering award-winning service for lymphoedema patients, created in Swansea Bay, is attracting interest from health organisations around the world.

Image shows a close-up of an eye
Image shows a close-up of an eye
15/02/2022
New operating theatre at Singleton Hospital will tackle eye surgery waits

A£4 million investment will allow the health board to carry out around 200 additional operations a month.

Image shows two clinicians in scrubs outside a hospital building
Image shows two clinicians in scrubs outside a hospital building
09/02/2022
New one-stop shop will improve access for fertility treatment

Fertility Direct will run for a 12-month pilot starting this spring.

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