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an abstract picture of moods
an abstract picture of moods
07/03/2023
Living with long-term pain? Visit our new webpages for help and support information

Pain affects everyone sometimes, but for some it is a constant part of their lives. If that’s you or someone you know, please read on.

Dip
Dip
06/03/2023
Wizards' chairman's cold dip for cancer services

The chairman of Aberavon Rugby Football Club took a wintry ice-cold sea dip to raise money for the South West Wales Cancer Centre at Singleton Hospital – as a thank you for the care given to some of the club’s supporters.

Image shows three people in a hospital laboratory
Image shows three people in a hospital laboratory
06/03/2023
High-flying Morriston research team extends international links to Australia

Researchers at home and away have joined forces for a new international collaboration with the ultimate aim of improving patient care.

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A man holding a plastic model of an ear
A man holding a plastic model of an ear
03/03/2023
Audiologist awarded for research into demand for hearing services

An audiologist has helped to shape new clinics for people with hearing problems after looking into who needs them most.

Alys lost her leg in a lawnmower accident
Alys lost her leg in a lawnmower accident
27/02/2023
Young girl who lost a leg is back dancing again thanks to work of Morriston Hospital prosthetists

Eight-year-old Alys lost her leg following a gardening accident but with the help of ALAS is already bouncing back

A man and two women cutting a ribbon
A man and two women cutting a ribbon
27/02/2023
Generous donation helps families stay closer to loved ones

Families who want to be close to loved ones who are coming to the end of their lives now have a special place to go, thanks to a generous donation.

scrubs
scrubs
22/02/2023
Inspiring tomorrow's doctors

A-level students in Swansea Bay are being given a unique opportunity to explore a career in medicine.

Image shows development work in a field, with trees in the background
Image shows development work in a field, with trees in the background
22/02/2023
£16.5 million development will reduce risk of power cuts at Morriston Hospital

Work has started on a multi-million-pound development that will significantly reduce the risk of power failures at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital.

Staff at the Welcome Centre helping refugees from Ukraine
Staff at the Welcome Centre helping refugees from Ukraine
17/02/2023
Welcome in the hillsides for Ukrainian refugees

People suffering trauma after flleeing Ukraine are being supported by Swansea Bay's psychology network 

Image shows a a women holding an iPad
Image shows a a women holding an iPad
17/02/2023
New food app dishes up bigger and better menu for patients

A new food ordering app is serving up more meal options and cutting waste at Singleton Hospital.

A group of women wearing scrubs standing outside a hospital
A group of women wearing scrubs standing outside a hospital
16/02/2023
Stub it out for good with Help Me Quit

The Help Me Quit service offers 12 weeks of free behavioural and emotional support through individual or group meetings.

Image shows a woman holding dentures and a pot
Image shows a woman holding dentures and a pot
16/02/2023
Brushing up on oral hygiene with denture campaign

A denture campaign is helping patients and staff brush up on oral hygiene skills to prevent prolonged stays in hospital and reduce the risk of life-threatening complications.

A smiling man wearing a shirt
A smiling man wearing a shirt
16/02/2023
Thousands raised for children's hospital in memory of doctor's dad

A family connection inspired a Swansea Bay team to raise thousands of pounds for a children’s centre in India.

Image shows an elderly mother and her son seated and holding hands
Image shows an elderly mother and her son seated and holding hands
16/02/2023
New approach to treating wrist fractures breaks with tradition

A specialist team at Morriston Hospital has made a clean break with tradition when it comes to treating fractured wrists.

Jillian & Rylie
Jillian & Rylie
16/02/2023
Furry nice visitors at Cefn Coed

Routine for patients at a Swansea hospital was put on ‘paws’ to accommodate some special visitors.

Three women stood at an awards ceremony
Three women stood at an awards ceremony
16/02/2023
Wales-first response team keeping vulnerable children out of hospital

A first-in-Wales rapid response team is helping to keep vulnerable children out of hospital when they develop potentially serious infections.

Image shows a group of people standing
Image shows a group of people standing
16/02/2023
India recruitment trip attracts 100 nurses to Morriston Hospital

Over 100 new arrivals will boost the number of nurses in Morriston Hospital thanks to the health board’s first recruitment event in India.

Image shows three men standing in a line
Image shows three men standing in a line
16/02/2023
Finance team strike gold

Swansea Bay’s Finance Department has struck gold after being recognised for the quality training delivered to staff.

Half marathon
Half marathon
16/02/2023
Swansea Bay staff on the run in the name of charity

A team of health board staff hopes to lead by example in this year’s Swansea Bay Half Marathon – in the fundraising stakes.

Respiratory team
Respiratory team
16/02/2023
Home service success for respiratory team

A Swansea Bay respiratory team has taken on board the old adage that ‘out of adversity comes opportunity’ through continuing to treat patients at home rather than in hospital.

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