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Outside of Morriston Hospital
Outside of Morriston Hospital
13/02/2020
Green light for green energy

Health board invests £7.7 million

People in medical centre
People in medical centre
11/02/2020
Penclawdd Health Centre reopens this month

Centre welcomes back patients after its £1.2 million refurbishment

one of the patients smiles at camera 
one of the patients smiles at camera 
04/02/2020
Are you lonely? Patients quiz patients to try and improve services

Patients in Neath are taking a good look at themselves as they try and help their doctors prescribe healthier lives.

Group of people
Group of people
03/02/2020
Worldwide recognition for Swansea team

Pioneering work being done on tissue 3D printing and reconstructive surgery

People with chocolate bar
People with chocolate bar
27/01/2020
Stroke team reaches peak of success

Morriston the top patient recruitment centre in the UK for global study

People sitting in chairs
People sitting in chairs
27/01/2020
Healthy lifestyle lessons for cardiac patients

Morriston Hospital offers unique course to people with atrial fibrillation

A picture of the trainee dog handlers and their dogs
A picture of the trainee dog handlers and their dogs
23/01/2020
Canine constables in training for their new roles

The next generation of canine constables are in training in a disused Swansea Bay hospital.

Jenny Young and surgeon Leong Hiew sit on bed with others behind.
Jenny Young and surgeon Leong Hiew sit on bed with others behind.
20/01/2020
Patient's boost for breast reconstruction

Jenny Young is on a mission to improve the lives of women who have had mastectomies.

17/01/2020
Leanne is first Advanced MS Champion in Wales

Her own experiences with a chronic condition means it's much more than just a job for her.

Dermatology 1
Dermatology 1
17/01/2020
Singleton Hospital's dermatology team lands US invite

The work of Singleton Hospital’s dermatology team in using a new online medical record to make it more convenient for its patients to access ongoing care and medication, has received international recognition

Roxane Dacey
Roxane Dacey
16/01/2020
Strengthening our communities from within

At a time when loneliness and isolation appear to be on the increase, the Cwmtawe Cluster is helping to rebuild a sense of community in the Lower Swansea Valley

14/01/2020
Rapid Diagnosis Centre at NPTH reduced cancer diagnosis waiting time by up to 92%

A pilot service at Neath Port Talbot Hospital has been found to drastically cut cancer diagnosis waiting times and it is also cost effective

A receipt lies on top of a pile of shopping.
A receipt lies on top of a pile of shopping.
14/01/2020
Young people's mental health service nominated for bags of help

A mental health service for young people has been chosen for Tesco’s Bags of Help community funding scheme.

a picture of a waiting room
a picture of a waiting room
09/01/2020
Modernising outpatients

Did you know that each year there are over half a million outpatient appointments in our Swansea Bay hospitals? Most of these (around 340K) are patients called back for follow up appointments.

Katy Silcox 1
Katy Silcox 1
09/01/2020
New role to help people regain their independence

The Cwmtawe Cluster has a new service that can, quite literally, help people get back on their feet again

09/01/2020
Pat on the head for Superstar Seren

Hard working therapy dog Seren has just made her 200th visit to Singleton’s Radiotherapy department, where she visits weekly with her owner Francis Davies to bring smiles to cancer patients.

Project Search intern Scott Harris cleans a sink while on placement with the domestics team.
Project Search intern Scott Harris cleans a sink while on placement with the domestics team.
09/01/2020
Interns undergo "unbelievable" change just 10 weeks into jobs

As the Project SEARCH interns move onto their second round of placements, their families reveal how much the work has helped them grow.

Bride walks down aisle
Bride walks down aisle
07/01/2020
Dad walks daughter down the aisle despite brain tumour

Macmillan team at Singleton Hospital helps Peter James get to the big day

Ward 12 after refurbishment
Ward 12 after refurbishment
06/01/2020
Fully refurbished Ward 12 reopens after last year's fire

A ward at Singleton Hospital which was badly damaged in a fire last March is re-opening, following an extensive refurbishment.

A close up of a woman in profile smoking a cigarette
A close up of a woman in profile smoking a cigarette
02/01/2020
Smoking warning for home oxygen users

Giving up smoking is a good idea for anyone – but for people on home oxygen therapy it’s essential.

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