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24/05/2021
Hospital takes delivery of new MRI scanner

Neath Port Talbot Hospital has taken delivery of a new state-of-the-art scanner that will enhance the diagnostic facilities there.

Front cover of the book
Front cover of the book
24/05/2021
Mum's book helps children shake off their fear of hospital

A Port Talbot mum whose child imagined the Covid virus was “like a giant, scary T-Rex” has written a picture book designed to help youngsters overcome their fear of going into hospital.

Kooth 1
Kooth 1
21/05/2021
New virtual counselling and support for Swansea Bay's youngsters

Children and young people living in Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot will be able to use an anonymous digital counselling and support service designed to safeguard their mental health

20/05/2021
Notice of board meeting - 27th May 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 27TH MAY 2021 IN THE MILLENNUIM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR

A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid
20/05/2021
Caution urged as Indian variant cases confirmed in Swansea Bay area

People are being urged to keep on being careful around social distancing as cases of the B.1.617.2 (the variant of concern that was first detected in India) variant are confirmed in the Swansea Bay area.

Health board staff thank Liberty Stadium
Health board staff thank Liberty Stadium
18/05/2021
Health board training staff thank stadium for pitching in

Health board staff have thanked the Liberty Stadium management for pitching in to provide essential nurse training facilities during the pandemic. 

Swansea cancer centre’s linear accelerators
Swansea cancer centre’s linear accelerators
17/05/2021
Swansea cancer centre the UK leader for high-tech radiotherapy technique

The South West Wales Cancer Centre in Swansea has become the UK leader in using the best and most effective form of radiotherapy possible.

Pictured are members of Swansea Bay UHB
Pictured are members of Swansea Bay UHB
04/05/2021
Sun, sea and safety!

Skin care experts in Swansea Bay are urging people to keep safe whilst enjoying the sun to help ward off cancer.

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Virtual ward 1
22/04/2021
Innovative approach to warding off hospital admissions

When it comes to a holistic approach to meeting the health and social care needs of patients, the Cwmtawe Cluster has ‘virtually’ all the right answers

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Military 1
22/04/2021
Mission accomplished for military's Vaccination Support Force in Swansea Bay

Swansea Bay University Health Board has thanked the military for its invaluable support in establishing the area’s vaccination programme

A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid
21/04/2021
Call to co-operate with contact tracers after illegal party in Swansea suburb

Party-goers at an illegal gathering at a house in the west of Swansea have been criticised for misleading contact tracers and putting the wider community at risk.

Poet
Poet
20/04/2021
Hospital poet hopes words help counter Covid loss

An original poem written to reassure grieving relatives visiting Morriston Hospital that despite Covid restrictions their loved ones were cared for right up to the end, is now on display

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19/04/2021
Swansea Bay to support new UK trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Swansea Bay University Health Board and Public Health Wales are looking for volunteers to participate in the latest clinical trial studying a vaccine against COVID-19

Three clinical staff in hospital waiting area
Three clinical staff in hospital waiting area
08/04/2021
Nurse the first in Wales to give sight-saving injections

Singleton specialist nurse Melvin Cua helping to free up ophthalmologists to do other work

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ED choir 2
06/04/2021
Emergency Department choir is critical to staff wellbeing

A hospital choir is going from strength to strength after appearing on TV as part of the BBC’s coverage of the first national Covid Memorial Day

A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid
31/03/2021
Keep to the rules call for Easter, as Clase gatherings spark Covid clusters

Families are being warned to keep to the rules this Easter after it’s emerged that over a quarter of current Swansea Covid-19 cases have been traced to a number of household gatherings in the north of the city.

A baby being held by their mother
A baby being held by their mother
24/03/2021
Only mother and baby unit of its kind in Wales to open in Swansea Bay

Uned Gobaith will help women with serious mental health problems

A picture of a virus
A picture of a virus
24/03/2021
Cluster of Neath Port Talbot Covid cases linked to family household gatherings

Families are being urged to stick to important social distancing rules after a cluster of Covid-19 cases have been linked to potentially illegal household gatherings in the Briton Ferry area.

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MD1
23/03/2021
Swansea Bay observes first ever Covid Memorial Day

As part of Covid Memorial Day 2021, Swansea Bay University Health Board has paused to reflect on the struggle, sacrifice and selfless service of the past 12 months, and remember all those who have lost their lives during the pandemic

An image of James Murphy
An image of James Murphy
23/03/2021
Rising to the challenge during a year like no other

Highlighting some of the amazing work taking place behind the scenes in Swansea Bay during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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