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Speech award 1
Speech award 1
27/12/2019
Speech and language team has last word at awards

Swansea Bay’s speech and language team has given the profession plenty to talk about after picking up a major award

Amanda Atkinson receives the overall winner award from NHS Wales Chief Executive Andrew Goodall. Image credit: John Behets.
Amanda Atkinson receives the overall winner award from NHS Wales Chief Executive Andrew Goodall. Image credit: John Behets.
27/12/2019
Health board staff awarded for innovative healthcare advancement work

Swansea Bay staff have been recognised for their innovation, compassion and leadership at the 2019 Advancing Healthcare Awards Wales.

A pharmacist pictured serving a patient
A pharmacist pictured serving a patient
23/12/2019
Over 5,000 patients have used our Common Ailments Scheme

It offers FREE over-the-counter medications for 26 common conditions.

A picture of Sam Lloyd
A picture of Sam Lloyd
23/12/2019
Christmas dinner help for stroke patients

Speech and language therapist Sam Lloyd will be out and about on Morriston Hospital’s stroke ward on Christmas morning, helping ensure patients don’t miss out on their opportunity to enjoy a festive dinner.

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20/12/2019
Neonatal unit's videos unite families at Christmas

A new video sharing system is helping families with premature babies in hospital to stay in touch this Christmas.

20/12/2019
Special care unit babies come together for Christmas

Some of Swansea Bay’s most adorable residents have been celebrating Christmas with the staff who helped give them the best start in life.

District nurses 1
District nurses 1
20/12/2019
District nurses epitomise festive goodwill

Meet the district nurses who are giving up their Christmas Day to serve others

17/12/2019
Wales Diabetes Network introduces Hypo Dino 'Tim'...

Children with Type 1 Diabetes are invited to read about the adventures of Tim Dinosaurus -the creation of Katie Courtney and Ava Morgan, both aged 9.

Yanni and mum Pearl speak to Santa using a webcam and television in Ward M
Yanni and mum Pearl speak to Santa using a webcam and television in Ward M
16/12/2019
Santa brings virtual cheer to Morriston Hospital's children's wards

It’s Santa’s busiest time of year but that didn’t stop him taking a morning off to send some Christmas cheer to Morriston Hospital’s children’s wards.

Sign for Morriston Hospital
Sign for Morriston Hospital
12/12/2019
Statement in response to serious bus accident

We can confirm that Morriston Hospital is treating five casualties who sustained injuries as a result of the bus accident in Swansea this morning.

10/12/2019
Wonderful response to Winter Homeless Appeal will help spread festive cheer

A magnificent response to an annual appeal for Swansea Bay’s homeless community will really spread some festive cheer this Christmas.

10/12/2019
Furry friends to find new homes in Swansea Bay this Christmas

Children in Swansea Bay with exceptional health needs will receive very special, and very fluffy, gifts this Christmas.

09/12/2019
Volunteers thanked for year of help at festive celebration

Swansea Bay health board’s army of volunteers have been thanked for their help at a special seasonal celebration.

Zimbabwe mission 1
Zimbabwe mission 1
09/12/2019
Swansea Bay duo deliver maternity training in Africa

Two Swansea Bay University Health Board employees have helped develop maternity training in Africa

Reuben Morgan
Reuben Morgan
06/12/2019
Robotic technology frees up hospital pharmacists

They can spend more time on the wards, where they're needed most.

A picture of GP Dr Stephen Greenfield
A picture of GP Dr Stephen Greenfield
06/12/2019
Innovative GP unit works with paramedics to relieve winter pressure on A&E

Working with the Welsh Ambulance Service, the Acute GP Unit (AGPU) at Singleton Hospital already helps hundreds of people every month who don’t have life-threatening illnesses but still need urgent, unplanned care.

The Rally 6
The Rally 6
03/12/2019
Rallying call for men to look after their wellbeing

A new support group for men in Swansea Bay concerned with their mental health is attracting huge interest from across the region

Team sitting around a table
Team sitting around a table
03/12/2019
Patients to help trial new bowel cancer test

Swansea researchers will recruit 800 from Wales and England

Geoff Walker, activities coordinator at Caswell Clinic with son Andy, wearing purple Kidney Research UK t-shirts.
Geoff Walker, activities coordinator at Caswell Clinic with son Andy, wearing purple Kidney Research UK t-shirts.
03/12/2019
Dad to donate kidney to stranger before running London Marathon

When it looked like Geoff Walker's daughter would need a kidney transplant, there was no question about what he would do. But when she no longer needed it, he decided to still donate his - to a stranger instead.

flu party 2
flu party 2
02/12/2019
Practice holds flu vaccination party for youngsters

Firefighters and princesses have lent a hand in helping children in the Vale of Neath fight off the flu this winter

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