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Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
04/11/2021
Exemplary idea moves forward

Enhancing access to hospital services for children with the help of technology is the aim of a pilot project in Swansea Bay. 

Chris Cottrell 2
Chris Cottrell 2
03/11/2021
Nurse dedicated to helping people with diabetes wins national award

A nurse dedicated to helping people with diabetes is celebrating winning a prestigious national award for her work.

Picture shows Swansea Bay Chief Executive Mark Hackett
Picture shows Swansea Bay Chief Executive Mark Hackett
01/11/2021
The NHS in Swansea Bay response to unprecedented pressure this autumn and winter

A message from our Chief Executive, Mark Hackett, about how the NHS in Swansea Bay is responding to unprecedented pressures this winter.

Paula Bidder, advanced nurse hysteroscopist
Paula Bidder, advanced nurse hysteroscopist
01/11/2021
Nurse recognised after developing one stop clinic for potential cancer patients

A specialist nurse has been recognised for helping women receive a quicker diagnosis and short-term treatment for cancer until surgery can be performed.

A solar farm
A solar farm
28/10/2021
Green for go at Morriston Hospital's unique new solar farm

The 10,000-panel farm is part of a £13.5 million series of environmental improvements across the health board

VR
VR
28/10/2021
Medical illustration team turn teaching idea into reality

Swansea Bay’s Medical Illustration Department is using virtual reality to teach new doctors a real life or death technique.

Picture of Ceri Battle outside Morriston Hospital
Picture of Ceri Battle outside Morriston Hospital
27/10/2021
Simple exercise could spare patients chronic pain or disability after chest injury

Two-year study will be led by Morriston Hospital's Dr Ceri Battle

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
26/10/2021
Notice of Special Meeting - 28th October 2021

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 28th October 2021 at 11.45am via YouTube livestream.

ED nurse Natalie Williams has created bereavement boxes for children
ED nurse Natalie Williams has created bereavement boxes for children
26/10/2021
Emergency department nurse's heartfelt gesture to comfort grieving children

An emergency department nurse has created heartfelt care packages for children as a way of comforting them following the loss of a loved one.

a woman with her gran
a woman with her gran
22/10/2021
Appeal to families – help your relative go home from hospital

Do you have a relative in one of our hospitals who is well enough to go home? Can you help us avoid delays in discharging them?

Pressures on the NHS are higher than they’ve ever been, and we need your help.

Clare oland
Clare oland
22/10/2021
GP surgery receptionists speak out over worrying abuse

When the nation stood on doorsteps to clap our NHS heroes, GP surgery receptionists deserved their fair share of that applause – sadly they are now being insulted and abused in increasing numbers.

Picture of Claire Hayes-Bidder in front of a hospital sign
Picture of Claire Hayes-Bidder in front of a hospital sign
22/10/2021
Virtual technology keeps an essential service going during the pandemic

Appointments with Swansea Bay's Stammering Service went from face-to-face to virtual with the support of the Michael Palin Centre

18/10/2021
Flu cases lead to hospital admissions

The flu virus is already circulating and has led to people being hospitalised.

18/10/2021
Morriston professor receives prestigious award from Danish university

It will strengthen research into benefits of exercise for stroke patients

Ann-Marie Thomas at Uned Gobaith
Ann-Marie Thomas at Uned Gobaith
15/10/2021
Swansea Bay's first perinatal mental health midwife offers support at new unit

The role of Swansea Bay University Health Board's first perinatal mental health specialist midwife aims to support those who may struggle during pregnancy and following the birth of their child.

Hazel Eastman in nurse uniform outside Gorseinon Hospital
Hazel Eastman in nurse uniform outside Gorseinon Hospital
13/10/2021
From a girl who dreamt of being a nurse to retiring aged 75

Hazel Eastman started her career in Morriston Hospital as a student in 1964

Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
Dr Pramodh Vallabhaneni
08/10/2021
Students' praise for teaching doctors

Two Swansea Bay doctors have earned the praises of their students in Swansea University Medical School.

Picture shows two nurses using a computer
Picture shows two nurses using a computer
05/10/2021
Digital solution saves hours filling in essential paperwork

Welsh Nursing Care Record introduced at Neath Port Talbot Hospital and soon to expand to Singleton

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
30/09/2021
Notice of board meeting - 7th October 2021

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 7 October at 11.45am via YouTube livestream.

Cara
Cara
30/09/2021
Cluster's new health and wellbeing initiative in wake of Covid

The Cwmtawe Cluster – a group of three GP practices in the Lower Swansea Valley – is introducing a new service aimed at helping those with complex health and wellbeing issues, made more urgent by the pandemic.

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