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27/07/2021
The Cancer 50 Challenge - Sunday, 10th October 2021

Rugby legend Jonathan Davies, MBE has thrown his support behind an exciting new cycle challenge.

Image shows composite picture of three hospitals
Image shows composite picture of three hospitals
26/07/2021
Centres of Excellence proposed for Swansea Bay hospitals

The plans are designed to improve access to emergency care and cut waiting lists for operations

23/07/2021
Notice of board meeting - 29th July 2021

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 29 July at 11.45am via YouTube livestream.

Physiotherapist Ayesha Garvey surfing in El Salvador
Physiotherapist Ayesha Garvey surfing in El Salvador
22/07/2021
Staff members' international sporting success

International honours as two Swansea Bay Health Board staff members represent their countries.

Swansea Vikings
Swansea Vikings
21/07/2021
Nurses team up with gay rugby side to share important message

Specialist nurses have teamed up with a Swansea gay rugby side to raise awareness of the benefits of early testing for sexually transmitted infections.

An image of the team in the lab
An image of the team in the lab
21/07/2021
The Scar Free Foundation and Health and Care Research Wales launch world-leading 3-year programme of facial reconstruction research

The world-leading £2.5 million plus research programme aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference.

Image of thermometer up close showing high temperature and blue sky.
Image of thermometer up close showing high temperature and blue sky.
20/07/2021
Public urged to enjoy the hot weather safely

Keep yourself and your family safe in this extreme weather.

20/07/2021
Notice of special meeting - 22nd July 2021

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of  Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 22nd July 2021 at 12.45pm via YouTube livestream.

Woman enjoying scent of wild flowers
Woman enjoying scent of wild flowers
20/07/2021
Green zone created outside Morriston Hospital

New nature-friendly area has grass-roofed roundhouse as its heart

An image of the drive-through testing team at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
An image of the drive-through testing team at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
20/07/2021
Liberty Stadium testing unit transferred to Fabian Way

Swansea Bay University Health Board’s (SBUHB) Liberty Stadium drive-through testing unit has transferred to a new home.

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sun
16/07/2021
Children presenting with sunburn in Morriston Hospital prompts warning

Parents are being warned to ensure their children are fully protected against the sun following several youngsters having to be admitted to Morriston Hospital with sunburn.

A group of health board staff smile at the camera. They are holding printed copies of research papers which their work directly fed into.
A group of health board staff smile at the camera. They are holding printed copies of research papers which their work directly fed into.
16/07/2021
How Swansea Bay's Nurse of the Year has helped asylum seekers through the COVID-19 pandemic

From her very first day in training, Swansea Bay nurse Jean Saunders has had a career unlike most others.

Emergency Department sign
Emergency Department sign
15/07/2021
ED reception staff experience rise in verbal abuse

We know waits in the Emergency Department (A&E) are frustrating. But abusing any of our staff as a result is not acceptable.

tidyMinds
tidyMinds
14/07/2021
Swansea Bay University Health Board backs new mental health website

A new website is being launched to help Swansea Bay’s children and young people explore their mental health and wellbeing, which may have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Catrin Treharne
Catrin Treharne
14/07/2021
Public urged to help prevent falls

Health board staff are adding their support to a campaign aimed at reducing the risks of older people falling.

10/07/2021
Overdoses - warning update

A person has now died following a spate of drug overdoses in the Swansea Bay area.

Oiano
Oiano
08/07/2021
Piano firm in grand gesture of thanks to hospital staff

When it comes to overtures of appreciation they don’t come much grander than this.

Suzanne Richards and Debra Evans
Suzanne Richards and Debra Evans
07/07/2021
Swansea Bay patients and staff play crucial role in life-saving Covid-19 research

Patients in two Swansea Bay hospitals have been thanked for volunteering to take part in a national trial of a Covid-19 treatment that has been shown to save lives.

Thomas and Ryan
Thomas and Ryan
06/07/2021
Kind-hearted friends ensure Aberavon Beach is a safer place to visit

Aberavon Beach has become a safer place thanks to the selfless dedication of two friends who have both been touched by heart disease.

Nurse in a hospital corridor
Nurse in a hospital corridor
02/07/2021
Paper drug charts binned in Neath Port Talbot and Singleton hospitals

They are the first two hospitals in Wales to make the switch to e-prescribing

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