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Cassie holding her award in front of a blank background
Cassie holding her award in front of a blank background
08/01/2024
Nurse's new skills allow for earlier discharges home from hospital

A specialist nurse is helping to get patients home from hospital sooner after completing a 10-month course alongside her full-time job.

Persistent Pain team 
Persistent Pain team 
04/01/2024
Education sessions lead to reduction in waiting lists for people with long-term pain

Waiting times for a first appointment with the Pain Prevention Service have reduced by almost a half 

Melanie Jones
Melanie Jones
04/01/2024
Renal nurse wins award for excellence in her mentor's name

A Swansea Bay nurse has received an award named after the woman and friend who mentored her throughout much of her career.

Image shows a large group of midwives.
Image shows a large group of midwives.
02/01/2024
Midwife bullied out of the profession in England is loving it again in Swansea

A midwife who left the profession after being bullied while training in England has fallen in love with it again at Singleton Hospital.

Dindi Gill in EMRTS flying suit
Dindi Gill in EMRTS flying suit
29/12/2023
New Year's Honour for former Morriston ED consultant

Dindi Gill was also a driving force behind the Wales Air Ambulance 'flying doctors' service 

Dr Nagi gives presentation
Dr Nagi gives presentation
29/12/2023
Family therapy to help rehabilitation of offenders

The success of a pilot study is to be adapted for use in forensic mental health services such as prisons

A picture of a woman being sick
A picture of a woman being sick
28/12/2023
Norovirus cases are rising – urgent advice and information

Cases of Norovirus are on teh rise. Find out more information here.

AHA award presentation 
AHA award presentation 
28/12/2023
Award for programme which has seen huge reduction in pupils needing specialist support

The work by OTs to train teachers in their classrooms has won an Advancing Healthcare Award

Three nurses stand in front of the large countryside scene spread across the wall behind them.
Three nurses stand in front of the large countryside scene spread across the wall behind them.
28/12/2023
Bringing the green green grass to grey hospital walls

Countryside image brightens up grey Emergency Department wall.

AT Morgan
AT Morgan
27/12/2023
Patient goes a long way to say thank you

A Swansea Bay patient has raised £2,500 for the ward which has helped keep her alive – several times.

Image shows a group of people standing in a hospital ward
Image shows a group of people standing in a hospital ward
22/12/2023
Katherine Jenkins sings praises of Tŷ Olwen in special Christmas show

A Christmas television special fronted by world-renowned singer Katherine Jenkins will shine a light on the staff and service provided by a Swansea Bay hospice.

Image shows two midwives in a hospital corridor
Image shows two midwives in a hospital corridor
22/12/2023
Former teen mum inspired by the midwife who looked after her starts as a midwife herself 23 years later

A mum who had her first child as a teenager and who never forgot the care she was given has herself started as a midwife 23 years later.

Image shows a group of people standing 
Image shows a group of people standing 
20/12/2023
Going digital proves shot in the arm for blood test results

Switching the paper process to a digital system is helping deliver more efficient blood test results with fewer mistakes.

Jac Morgan 1
Jac Morgan 1
20/12/2023
Wales rugby star in festive handoff

Wales rugby star Jac Morgan has been perfecting his distribution skills through playing Father Christmas at Morriston Hospital.

Image shows three people standing in a hospital corridor
Image shows three people standing in a hospital corridor
19/12/2023
Cancer treatment centre moves to its new home in Singleton Hospital

A specialist centre for people receiving cancer treatment in Swansea has moved to a new home.

MBU Party
MBU Party
19/12/2023
A Christmas Carol at mother and baby unit

Christmas past met Christmas present at a Swansea Bay mother and baby unit to offer hope for a brighter future.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
15/12/2023
Response to HIW report into Maternity Services
Image shows a group of people standing around a child in a hospital bed
Image shows a group of people standing around a child in a hospital bed
14/12/2023
Swansea City stars pay special Christmas visit to young patients

Young patients in Morriston Hospital were given some early Christmas cheer with a special visit from their Swansea City heroes.

Head and shoulders image of Professor Adrian Evans
Head and shoulders image of Professor Adrian Evans
13/12/2023
New research shows exercise can reduce the risk of stroke after menopause

Regular exercise could reduce the risk of stroke in post-menopausal women, according to new research partly undertaken in Swansea.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
12/12/2023
Independent review into Maternity and Neonatal services in Swansea Bay announced

Swansea Bay University Health Board (UHB) has today (Tuesday 12 December) announced that it has commissioned an independent review of its maternity and neonatal services in order to maintain public confidence in the care being delivered.

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