Cartoon will put young patients at ease

Plastic surgeons in Swansea have joined forces with a BAFTA-winning animator to help children recover faster from minor surgery. They have produced a cartoon called Numb and Numb-er, which shows young patients the benefits of opting for a local anaesthetic over a general anaesthetic where suitable. These include being able to watch cartoons, listen to … Continue reading Cartoon will put young patients at ease

Morriston Staff get their trainers on for training dummies.

Staff in the Paediatrics Unit at Morriston Hospital really stepped up when they realised that their simulation training mannequins were falling into disrepair, and decided to run the Swansea 10K to raise funds to replace them. The multi-departmental team made up of Rachel Isaac, Nicola Fitchett, Dr Darshana Battacharjee, Dr Kirsty Dickson, Dr Rachel Evans, … Continue reading Morriston Staff get their trainers on for training dummies.

Urgent help needed to support vulnerable children in Africa

All of our funds support our services in South Wales, except one.  Our Africa Health links fund supports some of the world’s most vulnerable children in Africa and they need your help now. Drs Michael and Bethany Bryant from Singleton Hospital, are currently running a hospital in Liberia, and thanks to funds raised by Swansea … Continue reading Urgent help needed to support vulnerable children in Africa

Reluctant runner puts best foot forward for Health Board Charity.

Our Fundraising Support Manager Nicola, 32, completed her first ever 5k parkrun in 57 minutes raising £250 for the Health Board Charity. Swansea Bay parkrun is a beautiful seaside route, which 528 people ran, jogged and walked. The Swansea Bay Health charity raises money for many different charitable funds, and all money raised during the … Continue reading Reluctant runner puts best foot forward for Health Board Charity.