Medical illustration team turn teaching idea into reality

Swansea Bay’s Medical Illustration Department is using virtual reality to teach new doctors a real life or death technique. The department has teamed up with Swansea University to produce a virtual reality (VR) training app that helps perfect a potentially lifesaving technique, known as the Valsalva manoeuvre, to correct an abnormal cardiac rhythm, called Supraventricular … Continue reading Medical illustration team turn teaching idea into reality

School Children Christmas Card Competition

How would you like your Christmas Card design to be printed and on sale in 2022? We have opened our Christmas Card competition to all school age children within Swansea and Neath Port Talbot area. We have 5 categories which are: ·        Religious theme ·        Christmas tree ·        Wintery scene ·        Amusing ·        An animal … Continue reading School Children Christmas Card Competition

Rugby Tournament Raises Thousands for Cardiac Care

Rugby teams from across Swansea Bay have been tackling the challenge of Cardiac Care by participating in the annual Decky Memorial Touch Rugby Tournament. Now in its fifth year (although there was no tournament last year due to the pandemic) the annual tournament has raised thousands of pounds to increase awareness and improve treatment of … Continue reading Rugby Tournament Raises Thousands for Cardiac Care

NHS Big Tea

Join a national outpouring of love to raise money for your local NHS heroes Swansea Bay Health Charity is urging people to join the nation’s biggest tea break on 5 July and help raise money for the incredible people in our NHS who’ve done so much to help everyone get through the pandemic. Following a … Continue reading NHS Big Tea

Remembering the Past, Supporting the Future

How Stage 3 NHS Charities Together Funding will help to #spreadtheloveswansea Thanks to funding from NHS Charities Together, Swansea Bay Health Charity has a total of £100,000 to create a series of commemorative gardens across the health board. The gardens will honour and remember those lost to Covid, whilst acknowledging the commitment and dedication of … Continue reading Remembering the Past, Supporting the Future

Hand-crafted quilt has NHS thanks covered

Above: Textile artist Susan Quirk and Deborah Longman, Head of Fundraising at Swansea Bay Health Charity hold up the quilt While some spent their lockdown raising money for the NHS through feats of athletic endurance, Susan Quirk set herself a marathon challenge of a different kind that didn’t involve any running but there were still … Continue reading Hand-crafted quilt has NHS thanks covered