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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
13/08/2021
Notice of special meeting - 19th August 2021

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 19th August 2021 at 3pm via YouTube livestream.

06/08/2021
Gold medal recognition for Swansea Bay UHB's medical device training team

While Team GB has been enjoying podium success in the Tokyo Olympics Swansea Bay UHB’s Medical Device Training Team has picked up a gold medal of its own.

Louise Heywood
Louise Heywood
30/07/2021
Recognition for Swansea Bay nurse in Nursing Times awards

A Swansea Bay paediatric nurse has been named as a finalist for a prestigious award for her work in raising awareness of the challenges faced by children with feeding tubes.

Swansea Bay University Health Board and Swansea Council logos
Swansea Bay University Health Board and Swansea Council logos
30/07/2021
Community care services are very stretched due to high demand and staff shortages

Staff shortages and stretched resources in home care, nursing and community services leading to temporary prioritisation of services to protect the most vulnerable.

Picture shows a midwife sitting on a blue sofa in hospital quiet room.
Picture shows a midwife sitting on a blue sofa in hospital quiet room.
30/07/2021
Unforgettable gesture from Swansea Bay Baby Loss Group

They raise more than £3,000 to transform quiet rooms for parents receiving distressing news.

askmyGP
askmyGP
29/07/2021
GPs give positive prognosis for online consultations

An online appointment and triage system offered to GP practices across Swansea Bay general practices is proving to be a success – when it’s used correctly.

Image of Corrina
Image of Corrina
28/07/2021
ED nurses win award for protecting vulnerable children and adults during pandemic

Three Morriston Hospital nurses have been recognised for “going the extra mile” for the most vulnerable children and adults needing emergency care during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

sun
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.

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