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Silhouette of motorcycle rider
22/05/20
Motorcyclists urged to take care

Morriston Hospital consultant's safety advice following three serious accidents

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The logo for Swansea Bay University Health Board
21/05/20
Notice of board meeting - 28th May 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A MEETING OF THE SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, MAY 28 2020 IN THE MILLENNIUM ROOM, HEADQUARTERS, ONE TALBOT GATEWAY, BAGLAN, SA12 7BR.

Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
Hand holding phone displaying Consultant Connect
21/05/20
Phone app helping to keep people out of hospital

Consultant Connect used 241 times since launching in April

Liz Spooner picture
Liz Spooner picture
19/05/20
Coronavirus very sadly claims the life of a dedicated Singleton Hospital nurse

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Liz Spooner, a caring and dedicated Singleton Hospital nurse.

Mel Hall
Mel Hall
15/05/20
Heartbreak and joy for frontline nurses in Morriston

Ward S was the first in Swansea Bay to become a dedicated Covid-19 ward.

Penny Seager-Davies, a young girl running 5K to raise money for the NHS
Penny Seager-Davies, a young girl running 5K to raise money for the NHS
13/05/20
Six-year-old superstar Penny raises over £1,000 in support of the NHS

If anyone deserves a lap of honour then it’s Penny Seager-Davies who is only six years old but whose little legs have gone a very long way.

Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Exterior image of Minor Injury Unit - Neath Port Talbot Hospital
12/05/20
Virtual waiting room at MIU

The Minor Injury Unit at Neath Port Talbot Hospital now has a virtual waiting room to ensure patients are socially distanced.

Image shows the lanes at the drive-through testing unit at the Liberty Stadium.
Image shows the lanes at the drive-through testing unit at the Liberty Stadium.
11/05/20
Testing unit for health and social care staff opens at Liberty Stadium

The first cars have arrived at a drive-through Coronavirus testing unit in Swansea for health and other frontline staff.

07/05/20
Doctor surgeries keep doors open for Friday Bank Holiday

Many Swansea Bay GPs open for Friday Bank Holiday and extra pharmacies volunteer for out-of-hours rota 

Image shows head and shoulders shot of Patricia Hughes smiling
Image shows head and shoulders shot of Patricia Hughes smiling
06/05/20
PPE donation tribute to stalwart fundraiser

Patricia Hughes lost her battle with serious ongoing health problems and COVID-19 last month.

Andrew and Violet Stevens
Andrew and Violet Stevens
05/05/20
Councillor praises Morriston Hospital "magician" after farm accident

Andrew Stevens was awake throughout the three-hour operation

Image shows a woman chatting on a mobile phone and smiling.
Image shows a woman chatting on a mobile phone and smiling.
01/05/20
Macmillan information and support service adapts for COVID-19

Swansea Bay Macmillan information and support service adapts to support people with cancer during coronavirus crisis

Liberty Stadium car park
Liberty Stadium car park
01/05/20
Coronavirus testing unit to open at Swansea's Liberty Stadium

It will be able to test up to 360 health and social care staff a day

a child' drawing
a child' drawing
30/04/20
Dental superheroes ready and waiting

The drawing skills of two talented Swansea youngsters have been put to good use – depicting local dentists as the new superheroes.

30/04/20
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
30/04/20
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
29/04/20
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
27/04/20
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
24/04/20
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
24/04/20
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.

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