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Image shows a group of people standing
Image shows a group of people standing
18/08/2023
School In-Reach service offers early support for young people's mental health and wellbeing

Young people in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot who may be struggling with their emotional health and wellbeing are getting earlier mental health support, thanks to a growing schools in-reach service.

Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
17/08/2023
Temporary change to Neath Port Talbot Minor Injury Unit opening hours

The MIU will be open from 8am-9pm for a nine-month period because of ongoing staffing pressures

Alan and a large group of staff
Alan and a large group of staff
16/08/2023
Stroke survivor conquers sponsored walk to thank staff for their care

A stroke survivor has finished off a sponsored walk on the ward where staff cared for him and helped him re-learn how to walk.

Image shows a woman standing in a hallway
Image shows a woman standing in a hallway
15/08/2023
Role model nurse nominated for award after carving path for BAME colleagues

A Swansea Bay nurse who has helped carved a path for her BAME colleagues has been nominated for a top award.

Nurse graduating 
Nurse graduating 
14/08/2023
Newly qualified nurse wins award after a nine year journey to graduate

Natasha Vincent struggled with dyslexia and the pandemic, but also started a family, before achieving her dream of become a mental health nurse 

14/08/2023
Last chance to enter Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge

Riders have one final chance to sign up for Jiffy’s Cancer 50 Challenge, which takes place this Sunday (August 20).

Richard Thomas touch rugby
Richard Thomas touch rugby
11/08/2023
Rugby playing executive tackles Active August

Active August - our campaign to get patients and staff moving more – has literally gone international.

<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Gene and William Scoele</span>
<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;">Gene and William Scoele</span>
10/08/2023
Patients applaud musical interlude

From Myfanwy to Delilah, music has been unlocking memories for dementia patients in Swansea Bay.

Image shows a man and two women standing outside a hospital
Image shows a man and two women standing outside a hospital
10/08/2023
School cake sale raises hundreds of pounds for hospital service treating pupil

The Swansea school of a teenager with a blood vessel disorder has raised hundreds of pounds for the hospital service which is treating her.

Rachel James
Rachel James
09/08/2023
Nurse hopes fellowship is key to retention

A nurse who overcame the odds to take up her dream career is being fast-tracked to becoming a leader of the future whilst helping reverse the trend of others quitting her profession.

Rebekah stood in front of Morriston Hospital
Rebekah stood in front of Morriston Hospital
07/08/2023
Speech therapy supports people to become their true selves

A specialist service to support transgender people align their voices with their true selves has been set up in Swansea Bay.

Judith and Beth
Judith and Beth
03/08/2023
Nurses' dedication earns national award

The work of two Swansea Bay acute learning disability liaison nurses has been recognised through a national award.

 

Miles and JJ
Miles and JJ
02/08/2023
Iggle Piggle and JJ earn rave reviews from children's ward

Stars of children’s television proved compulsive viewing when they paid a surprise visit to Morriston Hospital.

Olga
Olga
01/08/2023
Children prescribed pedigree pet therapy

Staff on Morriston Hospital’s children’s ward have dialled canine, canine, canine for a spot of pedigree pet therapy.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
27/07/2023
SBUHB Annual General Meeting - 14th August 2023

You are invited to Swansea Bay University Health Board’s annual general meeting on 14th August 2023 at 2pm, via YouTube livestream.

A scientist points to a worksheet with children in lab coats listening to what she is saying
A scientist points to a worksheet with children in lab coats listening to what she is saying
27/07/2023
Top marks for pathology staff after school visit to highlight exciting career opportunities

Pathology staff are top of the class with Port Talbot pupils after a successful school visit to shine a light on their vital work.

Image shows a man and a dog
Image shows a man and a dog
26/07/2023
Patient is back on his bike fundraising for cancer centre - all thanks to his dog

When his dog started sniffing around his mouth, little did Tom Sweeney realise the massive significance it would have on his life.

Sarah Morse
Sarah Morse
25/07/2023
New team tasked with quick turnarounds

A new multidisciplinary team in Morriston Hospital is helping keep elderly patients as active as possible in a bid to make their stay as short as possible.

Image shows a man and woman standing in front of a door
Image shows a man and woman standing in front of a door
25/07/2023
Nostalgic items bring back cherished memories for dementia patients

A call has gone out for donations of everyday items from the past to help patients with dementia recall happy memories.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
20/07/2023
Notice of board meeting - 27th July 2023

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 27 July 2023 at 12.15pm, via YouTube livestream.

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