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Image shows two women playing a game
Image shows two women playing a game
30/08/2023
Patients combine fun and fitness during Active August

Patients have combined fun and fitness on their wards as part of a health board drive to promote the importance of physical activity.

Alex Perrins and team
Alex Perrins and team
29/08/2023
Patients encouraged to exercise the mind as well as the body

Specialist teams have worked together to create well-being packs for people with low-risk mental health problems to help keep their brain active.

Image shows a group of people standing in a laboratory
Image shows a group of people standing in a laboratory
25/08/2023
Fab labs put green quest under the microscope

Hospital laboratories use a huge amount of energy, but Swansea Bay’s staff are doing their bit to go green and reduce the department’s carbon footprint.

Anthony and Aimee sat on a bench with Alex stood behind
Anthony and Aimee sat on a bench with Alex stood behind
24/08/2023
Team helps patients manage conditions at home as part of virtual wards

Patients are being supported to manage their health conditions at home with the help of the virtual wards’ team of occupational therapists.

Image shows a group of cyclists
Image shows a group of cyclists
21/08/2023
Record amount of riders make third Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge a big success

The third annual Jiffy’s Cancer 50 Challenge broke records as riders came out in force to raise money for cancer services in Swansea and Cardiff.

Image shows a group of people standing
Image shows a group of people standing
18/08/2023
School In-Reach service offers early support for young people's mental health and wellbeing

Young people in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot who may be struggling with their emotional health and wellbeing are getting earlier mental health support, thanks to a growing schools in-reach service.

Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
17/08/2023
Temporary change to Neath Port Talbot Minor Injury Unit opening hours

The MIU will be open from 8am-9pm for a nine-month period because of ongoing staffing pressures

Alan and a large group of staff
Alan and a large group of staff
16/08/2023
Stroke survivor conquers sponsored walk to thank staff for their care

A stroke survivor has finished off a sponsored walk on the ward where staff cared for him and helped him re-learn how to walk.

Image shows a woman standing in a hallway
Image shows a woman standing in a hallway
15/08/2023
Role model nurse nominated for award after carving path for BAME colleagues

A Swansea Bay nurse who has helped carved a path for her BAME colleagues has been nominated for a top award.

Nurse graduating 
Nurse graduating 
14/08/2023
Newly qualified nurse wins award after a nine year journey to graduate

Natasha Vincent struggled with dyslexia and the pandemic, but also started a family, before achieving her dream of become a mental health nurse 

14/08/2023
Last chance to enter Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge

Riders have one final chance to sign up for Jiffy’s Cancer 50 Challenge, which takes place this Sunday (August 20).

Richard Thomas touch rugby
Richard Thomas touch rugby
11/08/2023
Rugby playing executive tackles Active August

Active August - our campaign to get patients and staff moving more – has literally gone international.

<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Gene and William Scoele</span>
<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Gene and William Scoele</span>
10/08/2023
Patients applaud musical interlude

From Myfanwy to Delilah, music has been unlocking memories for dementia patients in Swansea Bay.

Image shows a man and two women standing outside a hospital
Image shows a man and two women standing outside a hospital
10/08/2023
School cake sale raises hundreds of pounds for hospital service treating pupil

The Swansea school of a teenager with a blood vessel disorder has raised hundreds of pounds for the hospital service which is treating her.

Rachel James
Rachel James
09/08/2023
Nurse hopes fellowship is key to retention

A nurse who overcame the odds to take up her dream career is being fast-tracked to becoming a leader of the future whilst helping reverse the trend of others quitting her profession.

Rebekah stood in front of Morriston Hospital
Rebekah stood in front of Morriston Hospital
07/08/2023
Speech therapy supports people to become their true selves

A specialist service to support transgender people align their voices with their true selves has been set up in Swansea Bay.

Judith and Beth
Judith and Beth
03/08/2023
Nurses' dedication earns national award

The work of two Swansea Bay acute learning disability liaison nurses has been recognised through a national award.

 

Miles and JJ
Miles and JJ
02/08/2023
Iggle Piggle and JJ earn rave reviews from children's ward

Stars of children’s television proved compulsive viewing when they paid a surprise visit to Morriston Hospital.

Olga
Olga
01/08/2023
Children prescribed pedigree pet therapy

Staff on Morriston Hospital’s children’s ward have dialled canine, canine, canine for a spot of pedigree pet therapy.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
27/07/2023
SBUHB Annual General Meeting - 14th August 2023

You are invited to Swansea Bay University Health Board’s annual general meeting on 14th August 2023 at 2pm, via YouTube livestream.

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