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Four people outside a hospital building
Four people outside a hospital building
05/08/2022
Swans gift for people living with dementia at Cefn Coed

Businessman buys Swans season tickets for dementia ward

outpatients 2
outpatients 2
04/08/2022
The doctor will see you now in our new outpatient consultation rooms

An extra 21 consultation rooms have been provided in Neath Port Talbot Hospital to help tackle waiting lists exacerbated by the Covid pandemic.

Skye Edgecombe
Skye Edgecombe
04/08/2022
Generous gifts mean extra play for children's ward

When teen cancer survivor Skye Edgecombe thanked staff at Morriston Hospital for treating her it really was a case of fun and games.

02/08/2022
Join Jiffy for a 50-mile challenge that will really benefit Singleton's cancer patients

Rugby legend Jonathan Davies will once again lead hundreds of cyclists from Cardiff to Swansea to raise funds for cancer care.

Image shows a woman holding a poster
Image shows a woman holding a poster
01/08/2022
Student nurse points out the dangers of disrespecting the water

Now school’s out for the summer, a student nurse has used her initiative to warn children, looking to take a dip, to be aware of the dangers of disrespecting the water.

A picture of Bay Health staff newspaper
A picture of Bay Health staff newspaper
28/07/2022
Launch of staff newspaper Bay Health

Welcome to the first edition of Bay Health our new, monthly, newspaper for staff and everyone interested in the work and services of Swansea Bay University Health Board. 

Anita CLOD
Anita CLOD
28/07/2022
It's time to talk about organ donation

It’s a conversation many shy away from, but Anita Jonas is on a mission to get everyone talking about organ donation.

A smiling woman sitting on a bench in hospital grounds.
A smiling woman sitting on a bench in hospital grounds.
27/07/2022
Swansea mum receives life-changing new drug

Holly Bevan, who has a rare genetic condition, is now looking forward to a brighter future after becoming one of the first people in Wales to have the new drug.

A hospital pharmacist holding boxes of medication.
A hospital pharmacist holding boxes of medication.
27/07/2022
A quick conversation could be all you need to avoid Type 2 diabetes

A 30-minute chat could help people across Swansea Bay avoid developing Type 2 diabetes, a life-changing chronic condition.

A hospital worker sitting in an office.
A hospital worker sitting in an office.
27/07/2022
Lucy's love for her job recognised by UK cancer charity

Supporting people with sarcoma inevitably takes an emotional toll – but Lucy Whiddett would not have it any other way.

Two women holding a cheque
Two women holding a cheque
26/07/2022
Heartfelt donation provides major boost for specialist team

A specialist palliative care team has received a £20,000 donation in memory of one of the patients it supported in his final days.

Susan Davies
Susan Davies
25/07/2022
Hospital doctor prescribes reading in bed to boost well-being

A book trolley service has been rolled out in Morriston Hospital in an attempt to consign patient boredom to the pages of history.

Jeremy Miles MS for Neath and Education Minister is pictured with Swansea Bay UHB Chair Emma Woollett with furniture from Bay Field Hospital
Jeremy Miles MS for Neath and Education Minister is pictured with Swansea Bay UHB Chair Emma Woollett with furniture from Bay Field Hospital
25/07/2022
Field hospital beds all now allocated to help tackle local bed poverty and support Ukrainian refugees

Almost 600 new beds from the Bay Field Hospital have now been distributed and are helping Ukrainian refugees and local communities in Swansea Bay.

Image shows a group of people standing 
Image shows a group of people standing 
21/07/2022
Urogynaecology's service could save women travelling to England for treatment

Women in need of specialist treatment for pelvic floor and continence issues may be spared a journey to England in future.

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
21/07/2022
Notice of board meeting - 28th July 2022

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 28th July 2022 at 12.15pm via YouTube livestream.

School nurse Tracy Warrington
School nurse Tracy Warrington
19/07/2022
Nurse's warning after cancer diagnosis because she recognised symptoms

Tracy Warrington underwent treatment for endometrial cancer after recognising symptoms and is urging others to be aware 

Two women stood on a hospital ward
Two women stood on a hospital ward
18/07/2022
Staff commended for helping to prevent racism in the workplace

Two Swansea Bay employees have been recognised for taking a stand against racism in the workplace.

Image shows staff in scrubs stood between beds in an empty and unused ward.
Image shows staff in scrubs stood between beds in an empty and unused ward.
15/07/2022
Bye bye to the Bay Field Hospital

It's closing its doors after two years.

13/07/2022
New blood test clinic set to open

The hub is at Port Talbot Resource Centre

Senior nurse education Miranda Williams and corporate recruitment matron Melanie Joseph 
Senior nurse education Miranda Williams and corporate recruitment matron Melanie Joseph 
13/07/2022
Major nurse recruitment campaign underway in Swansea Bay

The number of nurses from overseas could almost double as the health board seeks to fill vacancies 

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