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.
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
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.
Have you ever dreamed of having a story published? Now is your chance and in aid of a good cause too. Swansea Bay Health Charity are celebrating National Story Telling week by launching a short story competition. Winning entries will be published as part of an anthology. This will then be sold to raise money … Continue reading Calling all budding authors
Birthdays are a time for giving and for Deborah just after Christmas, is there anything she really needs? This is why our Fundraising Manager Deborah, who works for Swansea Bay Health Charity decided that this year she didn’t want any birthday gifts, she would rather the money go to a worthwhile cause. Deborah decided to … Continue reading Facebook fundraiser raises funds
When John Thomas, then aged 79, was told he had a rare form of cancer in his foot, and would require a below the knee amputation no-one would have predicted that at 82 years old, with a prosthetic leg, he would proudly ride on one of his 13 restored vintage tractors as part of a … Continue reading Full steam ahead as vintage tractor rally raises money for Swansea’s ALAC
We are very proud of Elizabeth Williams Keeble who has done a skydive to raise funds for the South West Wales Cancer Fund, part of Swansea Bay Health Charity. Elizabeth has been a patient of ours twice. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer at only 21 years old when she was a university student. … Continue reading Diving in to support the Cancer Centre
Swansea Bay Health Charity has been able to provide new furniture to enhance the patient experience at Rowan house, a residential bungalow for adults with learning disabilities. Rowan house specialises in supporting adults with challenging behaviour. The furniture that was there was very old and in a bad state of repair. Pam Harris, the unit … Continue reading Charity provides a furniture makeover for a centre for people with Learning Disabilities
Choosing to run a half marathon would be a challenge for most people, however, local mum Lucy Darney, chose the difficult and hilly Cardiff Trail Half Marathon to honour the mountains her daughter has had to climb in her health. Her daughter Ella suffered with Sepsis in November of 2018, and was admitted to the … Continue reading A Mum’s sporting challenge to raise valuable funds
A former patient, with the support of her village, has raised vital funds through a Vintage show. The Talgarreg Vintage and Working Show, is an annual event now in its 25th year, and this year part of the charitable funds raised went to support our work at the cancer centre. Edwina Evans, pictured with Sarah … Continue reading Farming show helps raise money for the South West Wales Cancer Centre