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Staff stood in front of the bus
Staff stood in front of the bus
27/09/2023
Staff experience reality of living with autism and dementia

Primary care and community staff in Swansea Bay have experienced first-hand what life is like for people living with autism and dementia.

Three women stood outside a GP surgery
Three women stood outside a GP surgery
26/09/2023
Specialist role helps support families and improve children's well-being

Meet the health liaison officer who is the link between health and social care to help improve children’s well-being in Neath Port Talbot.

The palliative care paramedics stood outside
The palliative care paramedics stood outside
25/09/2023
Palliative care paramedics shortlisted for national award

The UK’s first team of specialist paramedics who provide palliative and end of life care has been shortlisted for a national award.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
21/09/2023
Notice of board meeting - 28th September 2023

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023 at 11.15pm, via YouTube livestream. 

EMRTS crew and charity donor in front of helicopter 
EMRTS crew and charity donor in front of helicopter 
21/09/2023
Motorcyclist paralysed in road accident collects clothing from fellow bikers to help emergency services training

Old motorcycle leathers and helmets will be used by responders in simulated road traffic accidents 

A doctor smiling outside the entrance to Morriston Hospital in Swansea
A doctor smiling outside the entrance to Morriston Hospital in Swansea
20/09/2023
Swansea Bay consultant playing vital role in helping the NHS recruit international medics

Dr Tal Anjum has been working in spare time since 2017 to help match staff with vacancies 

Image shows a group of clinicians standing in a radiotherapy treatment room
Image shows a group of clinicians standing in a radiotherapy treatment room
20/09/2023
Swansea cancer centre first in Wales to take part in proton beam therapy trial

The South West Wales Cancer Centre at Singleton Hospital has already recruited its first two patients for the PARABLE trial

19/09/2023
Mum's half and half hospital thanks

A relieved mother has run two half marathons to say a whole lot of thanks to the NHS staff who saved her daughter’s life.

Image shows a group of people in a field
Image shows a group of people in a field
19/09/2023
Project is bearing the fruit – and veg – of its labour by unearthing first harvest

A project aiming to supply Morriston Hospital with fruit and vegetables has moved a step closer after unearthing its first harvest of crops.

Kath (large pic)
Kath (large pic)
18/09/2023
Staff produce video to promote organ donation discussions

It always starts, of course, with the precious donation of an organ to help a stranger. 

Julie and colleagues outside one of the hospitals
Julie and colleagues outside one of the hospitals
15/09/2023
Swansea pharmacist supports hospitals to prescribe safely during Africa visit

A Swansea Bay pharmacist has visited hospitals in Africa to teach them about the importance of using antibiotics sensibly.

A picture of Swansea Bay executive nursing team with people from the Florence Nightingale Foundation
A picture of Swansea Bay executive nursing team with people from the Florence Nightingale Foundation
15/09/2023
Launch of the new Swansea Bay Nursing and Midwifery Academy

The new Swansea Bay Nursing and Midwifery Academy has been officially launched, paving the way for significant improvements in staff development and retention.

Image shows the bright lights used in an operating theatre.
Image shows the bright lights used in an operating theatre.
14/09/2023
Consultants respond to retired doctor Peter Hilton
Cerys (large)
Cerys (large)
14/09/2023
Health board wants to tell apprentices "you're hired!"

It’s a case of business as usual for Swansea Bay’s Apprentice Academy following a quiet few years during Covid.

Image shows how a 3D printed bolus is placed against the radiotherapy mask
Image shows how a 3D printed bolus is placed against the radiotherapy mask
13/09/2023
3D printing provides a bolus bonus for cancer treatment

Innovative approach means an even higher quality of care for patients at the South West Wales Cancer Centre in Swansea.

13/09/2023
Breast reconstruction patient's joy after happy ending to surgery delays

Karen Rogers endured repeated cancellations but is now thrilled by surgery results

Image shows a sign on the exterior of a building
Image shows a sign on the exterior of a building
12/09/2023
£1.1million funding delivers more staff and care for palliative care patients

More palliative care patients in Swansea Bay are receiving enhanced care and support following further staff recruitment thanks to a major financial commitment from Tŷ Olwen Trust.

Dr in African Hospital 
Dr in African Hospital 
12/09/2023
Doctor saving lives in Africa was inspired by colleagues who saved his son - and wants help to save even more

Dr Mikey Bryant set-up a malnutrition project in Liberia but is appealing for support which could make a difference to thousands of staving children 

Swansea Bay digital team
Swansea Bay digital team
12/09/2023
HEPMA roll out continues with Cefn Coed Hospital now on board

The successful HEPMA roll-out across Swansea Bay is continuing, with Cefn Coed hospital being the latest to embrace the new electronic prescribing system.

Image shows a group of people standing
Image shows a group of people standing
08/09/2023
Staff success celebrated at Living Our Values Awards 2023

The 2023 Living Our Values Awards celebrated health board staff who have gone above and beyond in delivering excellent care and services over the past year.

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