Boost for Staff Well-BEE-ing

The Fundraising Team are buzzing with excitement to announce that we are officially on the path to becoming beekeepers thanks to local company, Bee1, who have donated a beehive to the health board as part of an ongoing wellbeing initiative. L,R Debs Longman (Head of Fundraising), Richard Evans (Deputy Chief Executive), Mark Douglas (Bee 1) … Continue reading Boost for Staff Well-BEE-ing

ENT Department to benefit from new state of the art equipment thanks to NHS Charities Together

The ENT department in Morriston Hospital has been able to purchase a new state of the art video laryngoscope which will make medical explorations of the throat much safer and quicker. The funding for the new biopsy flexible video laryngoscope came from funding that Swansea Bay Health Charity was allocated by NHS Charities Together. Laryngoscopy is … Continue reading ENT Department to benefit from new state of the art equipment thanks to NHS Charities Together

How a Swansea GP found himself on Africa’s Covid-19 frontline

“I remember when the first Covid patient came into the hospital.  A lady in her 50’s.  “I remember thinking she doesn’t look much older than me.  She was fully conscious.  She knew she was dying.  “I remember turning up the oxygen, thinking there is nothing I can do, nobody I can call, no back up … Continue reading How a Swansea GP found himself on Africa’s Covid-19 frontline

Ryan Jones’ garden marathon plants seed for next NHS fundraiser

Hot on the heels of his garden marathon, former Wales’ captain Ryan Jones, is putting his running shoes into retirement and dusting down the lycra for his latest idea to raise money for the NHS. Last Saturday, the ex-Ospreys star completed a marathon (26.2 miles) in his back garden in 4 hours, 43 minutes and … Continue reading Ryan Jones’ garden marathon plants seed for next NHS fundraiser

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