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OPAS Tram
OPAS Tram
29/01/2024
Rising star doctor shines in Swansea Bay

A Swansea Bay doctor has been described as ‘a rising star’ for her work in helping improve the care of elderly patients.

Cheryl, Mary and Steve sat on the sofa
Cheryl, Mary and Steve sat on the sofa
26/01/2024
Hospital stay prevented thanks to virtual ward team

More than 1,200 hospital admissions have been avoided over the last year by providing the same level of care for patients at home.

The heart failure team receiving their award outside the hospital
The heart failure team receiving their award outside the hospital
25/01/2024
Staff presented with NHS Wales Awards for innovative services

Staff involved with three innovative Swansea Bay services which were recognised in the 2023 NHS Wales awards have now been presented with their winners’ plaques by Judith Paget, NHS Wales’ chief executive.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
25/01/2024
Notice of board meeting - 31st January 2024

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Wednesday, 31st January 2024 at 10:30am in the Millennium Room at Headquarters, One Talbot Gateway, Baglan, SA12 7BR.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
25/01/2024
A message from our Chair, Emma Woollett

A message from Emma Woollett about her role as Chair of Swansea UHB.

Image shows a woman sat at a desk
Image shows a woman sat at a desk
25/01/2024
Award-winner Pat's sharing decades of knowledge in new role

It is almost 50 years since Pat Barker started her career in the NHS, but she is not showing any signs of slowing down as she shares her wisdom in a new role.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
25/01/2024
Response to Ombudsman's reports regarding three orthopaedic patients

Our response to three Ombudsman's Reports.

A group of smiling people showing off a table of gifts
A group of smiling people showing off a table of gifts
24/01/2024
Daughter's heartfelt donation in mum's memory provides a real boost for patients at Ty Garngoch

Sian King gifts range of equipment, including an audio communicator, flashing coasters and talking alarm clocks to help with care for dementia patients.

Georgia examining someone
Georgia examining someone
23/01/2024
Audiology expansion allows more specialist access for patients

The recently transformed primary care audiology service has expanded to offer more specialist access to patients.

Image shows a mother and baby girl.
Image shows a mother and baby girl.
22/01/2024
Mum's the word as baby feeding trial attracts almost 200 volunteers

Almost 200 first-time mums have volunteered for a study into whether extra support helps them feed their babies in a way that works for them.

A picture of the words thank you
A picture of the words thank you
18/01/2024
Junior Doctors' industrial action – update

The three days of industrial action by junior doctors in Wales has now ended, and we would like to say thank you to patients and the public for their patience and understanding during this period.

Image shows a woman holding a toothbrush and a set of dentures
Image shows a woman holding a toothbrush and a set of dentures
17/01/2024
New role helps spread the word of good mouthcare benefits

A first-for-Wales role promoting the importance of oral hygiene in hospital could lead to earlier discharges and provide comfort for patients.

Rebecca Shaw
Rebecca Shaw
16/01/2024
Lifelong learning champion leading by example

Meet the Swansea Bay learning enthusiast who certainly leads by example.

A pharmacist looking at a box of tablets
A pharmacist looking at a box of tablets
16/01/2024
New contraception service offers protection to women

Women can now ask for a supply of contraceptive pills from community pharmacies in Swansea Bay while they arrange a longer-term solution.

Huw and Gavin stood in an office
Huw and Gavin stood in an office
15/01/2024
Men supported to share experiences of living with learning disabilities

A dedicated group for men with learning disabilities is helping them to share support and advice on various aspects of day-to-day life.

The team stood on a grass bank
The team stood on a grass bank
12/01/2024
Expert team has the right prescription to keep patients well at home

Patients are being helped to keep well at home thanks to a team of specialists who manage and review their medication for them.

12/01/2024
Industrial Action - Junior Doctors' Strike 15th to 18th January 2024
10/01/2024
System which helps patients leave hospital wins national award

Swansea Bay's Digital team recognised at MediWales Awards for Signal patient flow initiative

09/01/2024
Visiting restrictions eased at Morriston Hospital

Normal visiting arrangements have been reinstated at Morriston Hospital in all areas except Ward S from midday today (Tuesday, January 9th, 2024).

Sam Spragg in panto
Sam Spragg in panto
09/01/2024
Panto star inspires burns survivors and hails club for the giving her the confidence to tread the boards

Samantha Spragg has moved on from the injury she received as a young child and is forging a career on stage 

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