Swansea Bay Health News

 

Medicines lined up on a pharmacy shelf.
Medicines lined up on a pharmacy shelf.
01/06/20
Volunteers help pharmacies deliver during pandemic

As the country marks National Volunteers Week all those who gave up their time to help ensure people in Swansea Bay receive their prescriptions over the past two months or so are being made to feel appreciated

Man snapping a cigarette in half
Man snapping a cigarette in half
01/06/20
Smokers getting virtual support to help them give up

Swansea Bay's video conferencing service the first of its kind in Wales

Image shows Lucy Jones lying on the sofa with baby in her arms.
Image shows Lucy Jones lying on the sofa with baby in her arms.
29/05/20
Celebrating lockdown babies

Lockdown has made many things more challenging, none more so than giving birth.

New critical care area
New critical care area
28/05/20
Outpatient waiting areas at Morriston transformed

Changes are part of the ongoing COVID-19 response

sami rainbow
sami rainbow
27/05/20
Swansea Bay Patients Pen Their Thanks

Grateful patients and their families have been in touch to thank Swansea Bay University Health Board staff for their care during the pandemic

Professor Keith lloyd
Professor Keith lloyd
26/05/20
Swansea Bay Welcomes New Member to its Board

Professor Keith Lloyd has been appointed Independent Member of the Swansea Bay University Health Board

22/05/20
Stunning field hospital artworks revealed

They may be field hospitals built in just weeks, but they are also blank canvasses for some stunning pieces of art to welcome patients and staff.

Silhouette of motorcycle rider
Silhouette of motorcycle rider
22/05/20
Motorcyclists urged to take care

Morriston Hospital consultant's safety advice following three serious accidents

The logo for Swansea Bay University Health Board
The logo for Swansea Bay University Health Board
21/05/20
Notice of board meeting - 28th May 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, MAY 28 2020 IN THE MILLENNIUM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR.

Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
21/05/20
Phone app helping to keep people out of hospital

Consultant Connect used 241 times since launching in April

Liz Spooner picture
Liz Spooner picture
19/05/20
Coronavirus very sadly claims the life of a dedicated Singleton Hospital nurse

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Liz Spooner, a caring and dedicated Singleton Hospital nurse.

Mel Hall
Mel Hall
15/05/20
Heartbreak and joy for frontline nurses in Morriston

Ward S was the first in Swansea Bay to become a dedicated Covid-19 ward.

Penny Seager-Davies, a young girl running 5K to raise money for the NHS
Penny Seager-Davies, a young girl running 5K to raise money for the NHS
13/05/20
Six-year-old superstar Penny raises over £1,000 in support of the NHS

If anyone deserves a lap of honour then it’s Penny Seager-Davies who is only six years old but whose little legs have gone a very long way.

Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
12/05/20
Virtual waiting room at MIU

The Minor Injury Unit at Neath Port Talbot Hospital now has a virtual waiting room to ensure patients are socially distanced.

Image shows the lanes at the drive-through testing unit at the Liberty Stadium.
Image shows the lanes at the drive-through testing unit at the Liberty Stadium.
11/05/20
Testing unit for health and social care staff opens at Liberty Stadium

The first cars have arrived at a drive-through Coronavirus testing unit in Swansea for health and other frontline staff.

07/05/20
Doctor surgeries keep doors open for Friday Bank Holiday

Many Swansea Bay GPs open for Friday Bank Holiday and extra pharmacies volunteer for out-of-hours rota 

Image shows head and shoulders shot of Patricia Hughes smiling
Image shows head and shoulders shot of Patricia Hughes smiling
06/05/20
PPE donation tribute to stalwart fundraiser

Patricia Hughes lost her battle with serious ongoing health problems and COVID-19 last month.

Andrew and Violet Stevens
Andrew and Violet Stevens
05/05/20
Councillor praises Morriston Hospital "magician" after farm accident

Andrew Stevens was awake throughout the three-hour operation

Image shows a woman chatting on a mobile phone and smiling.
Image shows a woman chatting on a mobile phone and smiling.
01/05/20
Macmillan information and support service adapts for COVID-19

Swansea Bay Macmillan information and support service adapts to support people with cancer during coronavirus crisis

Liberty Stadium car park
Liberty Stadium car park
01/05/20
Coronavirus testing unit to open at Swansea's Liberty Stadium

It will be able to test up to 360 health and social care staff a day

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