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Swansea Bay Health News

 

30/04/2020
Virtual appointments helping beat the lockdown

The latest technology means our clinicians can carry out their appointments in lockdown during the Coronavirus pandemic.

An image of Ty Olwen
An image of Ty Olwen
30/04/2020
Temporary suspension of patients admitted to Ty Olwen

Swansea Bay University Health Board has had to make a lot of changes to its services so that it can continue to provide necessary care for its patients in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Neath Port Talbot Hospital counsellor Lynda Mizen
Neath Port Talbot Hospital counsellor Lynda Mizen
29/04/2020
Dedicated teams support staff mental health during Coronavirus pandemic

Front line healthcare workers are being given access to everything from psychologists to meditation to support them during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ryan Jones charity cycle
Ryan Jones charity cycle
27/04/2020
Overwhelming generosity sees thousands of pounds donated to support patients and staff

Swansea Bay Health Charity and Swansea Bay University Health Board are saying a huge thank you to the generous donors and fantastic fundraisers who are supporting patients and staff in these unprecedented times.

Danny Egan, in a wheelchair, applauds staff who are clapping him
Danny Egan, in a wheelchair, applauds staff who are clapping him
24/04/2020
First two ventilated COVID patients go home

Coronavirus survivor Danny Egan knew exactly what he wanted to do after being discharged from hospital – give his wife a kiss.

The logo for Swansea Bay University Health Board
The logo for Swansea Bay University Health Board
24/04/2020
Notice of board meeting - 30th April 2020

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 30th April 2020.

Two little girls, one of them holding a baby
Two little girls, one of them holding a baby
23/04/2020
Mum praises Swansea midwifery team after baby's safe arrival

Hayley Thomas lost her beloved grandfather to Coronavirus then had baby Nolan in the midst of the pandemic

a picture of Sharon and Malcolm Banford
a picture of Sharon and Malcolm Banford
22/04/2020
COVID-19: A dedicated healthcare assistant very sadly passes away

A warm and dedicated healthcare assistant at Singleton Hospital has very sadly passed away after beig treated for COVID-19.

An image of a worker with his thumbs up
An image of a worker with his thumbs up
21/04/2020
Teamwork sees new children's unit at Morriston open in just two weeks

Staff at Morriston Hospital have worked tirelessly to make sure poorly children get the best possible care during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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20/04/2020
Retired Anne supports NHS by sewing for victory

Former NHS worker Anne Jones may have headed off into retirement but she is still doing her bit in the war against Covid 19 on the home front

Emma Woollett, Chair of Swansea Bay University Health Board
Emma Woollett, Chair of Swansea Bay University Health Board
20/04/2020
Emma Woollett appointed Chair of Swansea Bay University Health Board

Emma Woollett will chair Swansea Bay University Health Board for the next four years.

a picture of Jenelyn
a picture of Jenelyn
18/04/2020
Very sad death of a Morriston Hospital healthcare assistant who was being treated for COVID-19

Well-loved Morriston Hospital healthcare assistant Jenelyn Carter died after battling COVID-19.

A picture of Heather Small
A picture of Heather Small
17/04/2020
Emergency Department choir teams up with soul singer Heather Small to perform 'Proud'

Morriston Hospital’s Emergency Department choir will soon be the pride of Britain after filming a video with soul singer Heather Small after footage of the staff performing went viral.

Primary Care 1
Primary Care 1
16/04/2020
Redrawing Primary Care to Support our Communities

Swansea Bay University Health Board’s Primary Care Services have been mobilising in order to continue to operate under new and unprecedented pressures related to the COVID-19 pandemic

An image of Llandarcy field hospital under construction
An image of Llandarcy field hospital under construction
16/04/2020
Work powering ahead at field hospitals – with first one almost ready

The first of two field hospitals providing up to 1,340 temporary beds for residents of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot to support our efforts to respond to Coronavirus is almost ready.

a picture of the dental nurse
a picture of the dental nurse
15/04/2020
Dental nurse very sadly dies after being treated for COVID-19

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of a Swansea dental nurse who was being treated in the intensive care unit at Morriston Hospital. 

Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
10/04/2020
Consultant Connect goes live in record time

App will allow GPs, paramedics and other healthcare professionals to get rapid specialist advice

Dr James Barry outside Morriston Hospital
Dr James Barry outside Morriston Hospital
10/04/2020
Consultants issue urgent message over cardiac concerns

Morriston team's worries that people could be risking their lives during the pandemic

Shelves in a pharmacy 
Shelves in a pharmacy 
09/04/2020
Doctor surgeries and pharmacies to open over Easter

Our GP surgeries and pharmacies have hatched a plan to provide emergency cover over Easter.

sami rainbow
sami rainbow
09/04/2020
Rainbows strike gold with district nurses

Swansea Bay University Health Board employees have penned a special thank you note for all the children who have brought a bit of colour to their day through drawing rainbows

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