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Image of thermometer up close showing high temperature and blue sky.
Image of thermometer up close showing high temperature and blue sky.
20/07/2021
Public urged to enjoy the hot weather safely

Keep yourself and your family safe in this extreme weather.

20/07/2021
Notice of special meeting - 22nd July 2021

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of  Swansea Bay University Health Board will be held on Thursday, 22nd July 2021 at 12.45pm via YouTube livestream.

Woman enjoying scent of wild flowers
Woman enjoying scent of wild flowers
20/07/2021
Green zone created outside Morriston Hospital

New nature-friendly area has grass-roofed roundhouse as its heart

An image of the drive-through testing team at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
An image of the drive-through testing team at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
20/07/2021
Liberty Stadium testing unit transferred to Fabian Way

Swansea Bay University Health Board’s (SBUHB) Liberty Stadium drive-through testing unit has transferred to a new home.

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sun
16/07/2021
Children presenting with sunburn in Morriston Hospital prompts warning

Parents are being warned to ensure their children are fully protected against the sun following several youngsters having to be admitted to Morriston Hospital with sunburn.

A group of health board staff smile at the camera. They are holding printed copies of research papers which their work directly fed into.
A group of health board staff smile at the camera. They are holding printed copies of research papers which their work directly fed into.
16/07/2021
How Swansea Bay's Nurse of the Year has helped asylum seekers through the COVID-19 pandemic

From her very first day in training, Swansea Bay nurse Jean Saunders has had a career unlike most others.

Emergency Department sign
Emergency Department sign
15/07/2021
ED reception staff experience rise in verbal abuse

We know waits in the Emergency Department (A&E) are frustrating. But abusing any of our staff as a result is not acceptable.

tidyMinds
tidyMinds
14/07/2021
Swansea Bay University Health Board backs new mental health website

A new website is being launched to help Swansea Bay’s children and young people explore their mental health and wellbeing, which may have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Catrin Treharne
Catrin Treharne
14/07/2021
Public urged to help prevent falls

Health board staff are adding their support to a campaign aimed at reducing the risks of older people falling.

10/07/2021
Overdoses - warning update

A person has now died following a spate of drug overdoses in the Swansea Bay area.

Oiano
Oiano
08/07/2021
Piano firm in grand gesture of thanks to hospital staff

When it comes to overtures of appreciation they don’t come much grander than this.

Suzanne Richards and Debra Evans
Suzanne Richards and Debra Evans
07/07/2021
Swansea Bay patients and staff play crucial role in life-saving Covid-19 research

Patients in two Swansea Bay hospitals have been thanked for volunteering to take part in a national trial of a Covid-19 treatment that has been shown to save lives.

Thomas and Ryan
Thomas and Ryan
06/07/2021
Kind-hearted friends ensure Aberavon Beach is a safer place to visit

Aberavon Beach has become a safer place thanks to the selfless dedication of two friends who have both been touched by heart disease.

Nurse in a hospital corridor
Nurse in a hospital corridor
02/07/2021
Paper drug charts binned in Neath Port Talbot and Singleton hospitals

They are the first two hospitals in Wales to make the switch to e-prescribing

The logo for West Glamorgan Volunteering Support
The logo for West Glamorgan Volunteering Support
01/07/2021
Regional resources enhance volunteering support in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

1st July sees the launch of an exciting new suite of resources offering information, support and guidance to third sector organisations and public bodies who involve volunteers in the delivery of their services, people starting out on their volunteering journey, and those who have great ideas for their community which they’d like to bring life.

The Swansea Bay UHB logo
The Swansea Bay UHB logo
30/06/2021
Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021

Swansea Bay University Health Board’s next annual general meeting will be taking place on 15th July 2021 at 1.30pm.

Hand holding a phone displaying the Consultant Connect app
Hand holding a phone displaying the Consultant Connect app
28/06/2021
App puts GPs in touch with hospital consultants within seconds

Consultant Connect has been used in Swansea Bay more than 4,100 times since its launch last year

Two people in a hospital examination room
Two people in a hospital examination room
22/06/2021
Virtual clinics reducing hospital visits for patients and saving clinician's time

Online group discussion for young patients with acne is the first of its kind in Wales

21/06/2021
Notice of special meeting - 23rd June 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUNE 2021 AT 12.45PM VIA YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM

illustration of a virtual ward
illustration of a virtual ward
21/06/2021
Expansion of Virtual wards to bring benefits for all to see

MEDIA RELEASE: Virtual wards providing support for the frail elderly, and those with complex health and social care needs are to be expanded.

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