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The Health Minister speaks with staff
The Health Minister speaks with staff
08/02/2022
Health Minister visits Swansea Bay's long Covid services

We were delighted to welcome Health Minister Eluned Morgan to the Bay Field Hospital, where the Long Covid Rehabilitation Service is based, to talk to staff and patients about their experiences of working and benefiting from the service.

People on the long Covid walk
People on the long Covid walk
01/02/2022
Walking group uses great outdoors to help tackle long Covid

People suffering with long Covid symptoms are benefiting from getting out in the great outdoors as part of their ongoing recovery.

Mohamed Noori
Mohamed Noori
27/01/2022
Afghan interpreter's move to Swansea translates into new NHS career

Having flown out of Afghanistan, fearing for his life as the Taliban stormed Kabul, Mohamed Ferooz Noori is now helping save lives by working with Swansea Bay’s vaccination programme.

Dr Natalie Shenker, Professor Amy Brown and Gillian Weaver
Dr Natalie Shenker, Professor Amy Brown and Gillian Weaver
21/01/2022
First milk bank hub for Wales to help newborn babies opens in Swansea Bay

A milk bank has been set up as part of the first hub in Wales to help ill or premature babies and, over time, mothers facing feeding difficulties.

Image shows a doctor standing outside a surgery
Image shows a doctor standing outside a surgery
21/01/2022
GP hails new paramedic team as game-changing

Swansea GP Chris Jones says the palliative care paramedics are bringing benefits for patients and families

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
21/01/2022
Notice of board meeting - 27th January 2022

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 27th January 2022 at 12.00pm via YouTube livestream.

Image shows two people standing in a field
Image shows two people standing in a field
19/01/2022
Seeds of change sown for crops to be grown on Morriston Hospital land

A new Community Supported Agriculture venture will start developing the field in March ready to start producing food next year.

A person spreads grit on an icy road
A person spreads grit on an icy road
18/01/2022
Public urged to help prevent slips and falls during winter months

There are many steps we can take to reduce the chances of a fall during a cold snap, both around the house and whilst out and about.

Jonathan Cubitt explains the artificial arm to the Princess Royal
Jonathan Cubitt explains the artificial arm to the Princess Royal
18/01/2022
Morriston burns team gives surgeons a helping hand with emergency training

Artificial arm training simulator created in Swansea could help save lives and limbs across the UK and beyond.

18/01/2022
Schoolboy's dental transformation inspires traumatised children, using Consultant Connect app

Images of a schoolboy whose smile was restored after a holiday accident are helping other traumatised children via an innovative app in Swansea Bay - a first in the UK for community dentistry.

An image of West Glamorgan Partnerships organisations
An image of West Glamorgan Partnerships organisations
17/01/2022
Omicron spread set to cause further disruption for health and social care services

Community-based health and social care services in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea face increasing pressures as concerns grow over staffing shortages.

Mr Shehzad Letif 2
Mr Shehzad Letif 2
14/01/2022
Swansea surgeon turns his hand to painting

A Swansea Bay surgeon will swap the operating theatre for the TV screen later this month when he appears on Channel 5’s Watercolour Challenge.

Upper Valleys Cluster lead pharmacist Niki Watts 
Upper Valleys Cluster lead pharmacist Niki Watts 
07/01/2022
Green scheme helps to breathe new life into used inhalers

A group of GP practices has launched a new scheme to help the environment by recycling inhalers that are no longer needed.

Mr Javed
Mr Javed
31/12/2021
New surgical instrument invented by Morriston plastic surgeon

A plastic surgeon in Morriston Hospital has invented a specialist instrument for use in breast reconstruction surgery and named it the Swansea Retractor after the city where he works.

A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid
30/12/2021
Families urged to consider bringing loved ones home from hospital

If they are well enough to be looked after in the community it's much better for them and a big help to the NHS in these unprecedented times

Keith and Dr Todd stood next to the electric car
Keith and Dr Todd stood next to the electric car
29/12/2021
Electric car helps GP practices drive down carbon footprint

A group of GP practices in Swansea is helping the environment as well as its patients thanks to a new electric vehicle.

20/12/2021
National Elf Service spreads some festive cheer on the children's ward

The National Elf Service has brought some festive cheer to young patients on the children’s ward in Morriston Hospital.

Audiology 1
Audiology 1
14/12/2021
Audiology team receives fantastic news at awards ceremony

A community team has been declared the best in the country – after a challenging eight months that saw it put its work on hold to support the Covid response.

Members of the Long Covid Rehabilitation Service
Members of the Long Covid Rehabilitation Service
10/12/2021
Service offers support to those affected by pandemic and long Covid

A service supporting people who have been affected by the pandemic or who are experiencing long Covid symptoms wants to learn how local communities have been affected.

Chris Cottrell standing in front of Neath Port Talbort Hospital
Chris Cottrell standing in front of Neath Port Talbort Hospital
10/12/2021
New app will help people with diabetes manage their condition

Diabetes team worked with colleagues across Wales

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