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10/09/2020
Swansea Bay's Digital Stories project creating new chapter in health care

A team tasked with listening to patients in Swansea Bay and sharing their stories is becoming something to talk about itself

07/09/2020
How a Swansea GP found himself on Africa's Covid-19 frontline

Dr Mikey Bryant, a Swansea Bay out-of-hours GP, modelled Liberia’s response on how colleagues at Morriston Hospital dealt with the pandemic.

Image shows two clinical staff in face masks and face shields looking out 
Image shows two clinical staff in face masks and face shields looking out 
07/09/2020
Covid-19 support for staff leads to shortlists for two UK awards

Teams across the health board came together.

Plant ready outside the Llandarcy academy of sport
Plant ready outside the Llandarcy academy of sport
02/09/2020
Beds transfer from Llandarcy to Bay Field Hospital as building is handed back to Llandarcy Academy of Sport

Beds and equipment at Llandarcy Field Hospital will shortly be relocated to Bay Field Hospital so the building can be handed back, with grateful thanks, to the Llandarcy Academy of Sport.

AMD1
AMD1
02/09/2020
New 'Gold Standard' team saving sight in Swansea

Swansea Bay University Health board has a new expert multi-disciplinary team of eye specialists and doctors all working together to deliver sight saving treatment

Image shows members of Armed Forces Forum standing, socially distanced.
Image shows members of Armed Forces Forum standing, socially distanced.
28/08/2020
NHS praise for Armed Forces' Covid help

Fighting a common enemy.

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RCNi3
25/08/2020
Swansea Bay nurses in running for top award

Two Swansea Bay University Health Board nurses are in the running to be crowned the best in the country

Rainbow Image with a Laptop Icon
Rainbow Image with a Laptop Icon
24/08/2020
Join us as we celebrate Pride Cymru 2020
Research team on the stairs at Morriston Hospital
Research team on the stairs at Morriston Hospital
24/08/2020
Morriston Hospital team awarded Welsh Government grant for Covid-19 research

Blood clot study the only one of its kind in the UK

Julie Harris and Carys Howell in the hospital pharmacy
Julie Harris and Carys Howell in the hospital pharmacy
21/08/2020
Campaign against antibiotics overuse spreads across Swansea

ARK-Hospital expands into Singleton following its success at Morriston Hospital

Sanctuary
Sanctuary
14/08/2020
New late night mental health sanctuary service launched

A new out of hours Sanctuary Service has been launched to help people tackle a range of mental health problems in a safe secure environment

Steve Beer makes a cup of tea
Steve Beer makes a cup of tea
12/08/2020
New service supports people at home after stroke

Pandemic created opportunity to introduce the outreach service

Morriston research team
Morriston research team
07/08/2020
Plasma therapy could be given to Covid patients in Morriston intensive care

It will use antibodies from people who have recovered from the virus.

Group of people in garden
Group of people in garden
03/08/2020
Callum back on his feet after coma

The 26-year-old is making great progress with the help a UK-first team

31/07/2020
Heartfelt messages from NHS and Army family

These are the heartfelt messages of hope drawn on the walls of a Covid-19 testing centre to cheer patients up.

Scrubs 1
Scrubs 1
28/07/2020
A stitch in time... helps the frontline

An army of volunteers has been praised for helping Swansea Bay University Health Board staff scrub up well for the battle against COVID-19

Image of student nurse Megan Ware smiling at camera in purple scrubs
Image of student nurse Megan Ware smiling at camera in purple scrubs
28/07/2020
Student on NHS frontline during Covid-19

A student learning disability nurse has spoken about her “challenging but rewarding” work on the NHS frontline during Covid-19.

23/07/2020
Rosie the rag doll keeps young patients moving through Covid pandemic

Rosie is a surprising face of Swansea Bay’s innovation in the fight against COVID-19

Covid callers
Covid callers
21/07/2020
COVID callers work on engaging patients

A new scheme designed to offer reassurance to newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients in Swansea Bay, via telephone, is being declared a ringing success

17/07/2020
New visiting guidelines

As new Welsh Government guidelines for hospital visiting go live from Monday, 20th July, Swansea Bay UHB is introducing them in a phased way.

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