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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.

A scientist points to a worksheet with children in lab coats listening to what she is saying
A scientist points to a worksheet with children in lab coats listening to what she is saying
27/07/2023
Top marks for pathology staff after school visit to highlight exciting career opportunities

Pathology staff are top of the class with Port Talbot pupils after a successful school visit to shine a light on their vital work.

Image shows a man and a dog
Image shows a man and a dog
26/07/2023
Patient is back on his bike fundraising for cancer centre - all thanks to his dog

When his dog started sniffing around his mouth, little did Tom Sweeney realise the massive significance it would have on his life.

Sarah Morse
Sarah Morse
25/07/2023
New team tasked with quick turnarounds

A new multidisciplinary team in Morriston Hospital is helping keep elderly patients as active as possible in a bid to make their stay as short as possible.

Image shows a man and woman standing in front of a door
Image shows a man and woman standing in front of a door
25/07/2023
Nostalgic items bring back cherished memories for dementia patients

A call has gone out for donations of everyday items from the past to help patients with dementia recall happy memories.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
20/07/2023
Notice of board meeting - 27th July 2023

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 27 July 2023 at 12.15pm, via YouTube livestream.

Image shows five staff members stood around an empty bed in a cubicle in the Discharge Lounge.
Image shows five staff members stood around an empty bed in a cubicle in the Discharge Lounge.
20/07/2023
Hospital 'check out' service frees up beds

While not a new concept, the Discharge Lounge is now in a conveniently-located home right next to the main hospital entrance.

Image shows a man leaning against a wall
Image shows a man leaning against a wall
20/07/2023
Charity bike ride goes the extra mile to help fund key cancer research

An annual charity bike ride is helping to fund key research in Swansea Bay into the treatment of cancer patients and reducing side effects caused by radiotherapy.

Alison sitting at a desk
Alison sitting at a desk
19/07/2023
Pharmacists extend skills to help deliver more care in the community

Community pharmacies are working in more ways than ever to make it easier for people to receive care closer to home.

Nasiba and Paul stood in front of a wall
Nasiba and Paul stood in front of a wall
18/07/2023
New roles to help prevent homelessness in Swansea Bay

A dedicated new team is working with a variety of partners to help prevent homelessness across Swansea Bay.

Barry Spedding
Barry Spedding
18/07/2023
New super-fast MRI scanner goes live in Swansea hospital

A new state of the art MRI scanner is online in Morriston Hospital and already benefitting patients.

Isabella holds a sign saying Hip Hip Hooray I Rang The Bell Today.
Isabella holds a sign saying Hip Hip Hooray I Rang The Bell Today.
17/07/2023
Inspiring Isabella rings bell to mark the end of gruelling treatment

She became the very first patient to ring a bell which has been installed at Morriston’s paediatric oncology shared care unit (POSCU), marking the end of her treatment.

St Joseph
St Joseph
14/07/2023
Blooming thousands raised for cancer care from sunflowers grown by school pupils

St Joseph's school in Clydach has raised more than £65,000 for the South West Wales Cancer Centre at Singleton Hospital

Image shows a woman sat behind a flower bed
Image shows a woman sat behind a flower bed
14/07/2023
Plants and peace give patients perfect setting in hospital's secret garden

Elderly patients are proving to be busy bees by making the most of the plants and peace in a ‘secret garden’ at Gorseinon Hospital.

A man on one of the virtual sessions
A man on one of the virtual sessions
12/07/2023
Opera sessions help long Covid patients hit high notes in their recovery

People with long Covid have been singing the praises of a new project aimed at relieving their symptoms and boosting their well-being.

Image shows a group of men and women
Image shows a group of men and women
12/07/2023
Trial takes cleaning staff skills to a new level and frees up nurses

Cleaning staff at a Morriston Hospital ward have been upskilled to clean beds and clinical equipment, resulting in a quicker turnaround of beds and nurses being able to spend more time on clinical duties.

People getting ready to take part in a parkrun
People getting ready to take part in a parkrun
10/07/2023
Celebrity doctor leads the way as Swansea Bay NHS@75 parkrun proves a big hit

Celebrity TV doctor Hussain Al-Zubaidi joined Swansea Bay runners to help mark the 75th anniversary of the NHS with a special parkrun event.

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