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19/03/2021
Notice of board meeting - 25th March 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 25TH MARCH 2021 IN THE MILLENNUIM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR

A picture of various things connected to the pandemic, including a rainbow, a mask and Covid
A picture of various things connected to the pandemic, including a rainbow, a mask and Covid
19/03/2021
Prince William thanks Swansea Bay UHB staff for COVID-19 response

The Duke of Cambridge made a special phone call to Swansea Bay University Health Board this week, to thank all our NHS staff for their efforts throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jan Whitley and Jun Cezar Zaldua at Morriston Hospital
Jan Whitley and Jun Cezar Zaldua at Morriston Hospital
08/03/2021
Researchers venture into Covid hotspots

Morriston team recruits scores of patients for unique study.

Ana Arnold
Ana Arnold
02/03/2021
Youngster hopes to pack a punch with her Covid handwashing video

An aspiring young actress from Swansea is starring in her own video urging people to stick to the rules to help end lockdown so she can go back to stage school

25/02/2021
COVID-19 tests now open to people with a wider range of symptoms

Symptom range expanded to help find hidden cases in Swansea Bay's communities

An image of Mark Drakeford, Mark Hackett and members of the apprentice academy on zoom
An image of Mark Drakeford, Mark Hackett and members of the apprentice academy on zoom
19/02/2021
First Minister hails Swansea Bay's Apprentice Academy

The First Minister has praised the role of Swansea Bay’s Apprentice Academy in helping ensure the NHS in Wales is in safe hands heading into the future.

An illustration of people standing outside of a hospital to promote the new smoking ban 
An illustration of people standing outside of a hospital to promote the new smoking ban 
17/02/2021
Smoking ban in hospital grounds becomes law on 1st March

New regulations are coming in on 1st March which will make it illegal to smoke in hospital grounds.

ED Awards
ED Awards
16/02/2021
ED staff awards helps resuscitate morale during pandemic

Morriston Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) has launched its own in-house award ceremony in a bid to boost morale during the most difficult period in its history

Ceri Battle
Ceri Battle
15/02/2021
Patients to take part in life-saving study

Research project at Morriston Hospital focuses on potentially serious or even fatal chest injuries.

REACH
REACH
09/02/2021
Cluster's children's counselling service expanded to adults

A group of GP surgeries in the Lower Swansea Valley is now offering a remote counselling and psychotherapy service for adults experiencing emotional distress and mental health challenges alongside its programme for youngsters

A woman and a young girl doing yoga in a field 
A woman and a young girl doing yoga in a field 
02/02/2021
Swansea Bay residents are exercising their way to happiness during the pandemic

Swansea Bay residents are turning to exercise more frequently than people in any other part of Wales to help them improve their mental health during the Covid19 Pandemic.

30/01/2021
Very sad death of healthcare worker who had tested positive for Covid-19

It is with great sadness that we report the death of a much loved friend and colleague who worked in the Minor Injury Unit at Neath Port Talbot Hospital.

Cover
Cover
26/01/2021
New Chapter in Speech and Language Therapy

Two Swansea Bay UHB speech and language therapists have turned to the written word to help their patients, with the publication of a children’s book

John Gorst inside Morriston Hospital
John Gorst inside Morriston Hospital
22/01/2021
"We have lost five Covid patients in a single shift in intensive care"

Frontline clinicians give a harrowing account of the impact the second wave is having on patients and staff.

22/01/2021
Statement in response to Ombudsman's report

From Mark Hackett, CEO, Swansea Bay University Health Board, and Paul Mears, CEO, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

22/01/2021
PUBLIC SERVICES OMBUDSMAN (WALES) ACT 2019

Notice pursuant to Section 24 (3) of the above Act.

NHS Wales logo
NHS Wales logo
21/01/2021
Notice of board meeting - 28th January 2021

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 28TH JANUARY 2021 IN THE MILLENNUIM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR

an illustration of the wellness centre
an illustration of the wellness centre
21/01/2021
New Wellness Centre for city's High Street

A new state-of-the-art Wellness Centre is coming to Swansea’s High Street thanks to a partnership between Swansea Bay University Health Board and Coastal Housing Group.

Exterior view of Main Entrance to Morriston Hospital.
Exterior view of Main Entrance to Morriston Hospital.
15/01/2021
Warning as cardiac patients put off urgent heart scans

Patients who are putting off important heart scans until they get a Covid-19 vaccination risk damaging their health or worse, a worried clinician has warned.

sign for testing
sign for testing
11/01/2021
More testing capacity for Swansea Bay region as new testing centre opens in Neath

A walk-through coronavirus testing facility is to open at Milland Road Car Park in Neath as part of the drive to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing in the area.

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