Charity provides a furniture makeover for a centre for people with Learning Disabilities

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

A Mum’s sporting challenge to raise valuable funds

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

Farming show helps raise money for the South West Wales Cancer Centre

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

Handyman praises ward which helped save hand chopped off by saw

A handyman has praised the “brilliant” staff at Morriston Hospital’s Pembroke Ward who saved his hand after it was cut off in an accident with a circular saw. “I was helping a friend clear out a workshop,” Ian Horsley from Rosemarket village, near Milford Haven, explained. “We were cutting scrap wood and I was feeding the material … Continue reading Handyman praises ward which helped save hand chopped off by saw

Ironman success to raise funds for Liver service

We are very proud of Helen, one of our clinical nurse specialists, who completed Ironman Wales in Tenby raising vital funds for the health charity.  Helen, a member of local club the Dredgers Triathlon club, wanted to use her endurance event to raise funds for the Liver Service. Ironman Wales is one of the hardest … Continue reading Ironman success to raise funds for Liver service

Memorial rugby tournament helps tackle heart disease

An annual rugby tournament is helping staff at a Swansea hospital raise awareness of a form of heart disease. Decky's Fund presentation. Above left to right: Samantha Rummings Inherited Cardiac Conditions Coordinator, Rory Saunders, Richard’s close friend, Louise Norgrove, inherited cardiac conditions nurse specialist, Andrew Stevens, Sarah Evans, arrhythmia nurse specialist, and Jason Thomas, brother … Continue reading Memorial rugby tournament helps tackle heart disease

Golfers thank hospital with fundraising drive

Above: The Friday Friendship Diddly make their presentation to CCU Staff. Left to right, Idris Jones, Dr Ben Hillam, Roger Clode; John Davies ; Fred Howes; Alison Jones CCU ward manager; Nurse Tirion Goff. Golfers from Swansea have chipped in with a donation to Morriston Hospital’s Coronary Care Unit. The Friday Friendship Diddly meets at … Continue reading Golfers thank hospital with fundraising drive

Former Chair raises money for the Cancer Centre

Thank you to Andrew who raise over £1800 for Singleton Cancer Centre doing the Gower Bike Ride. Andrew was formally chair of the health board, and his commitment to fundraising is staying with him in retirement. "I wanted to say a farewell thank you by raising money. The Singleton Cancer Centre does a great job … Continue reading Former Chair raises money for the Cancer Centre

Staff join forces to run Swansea 10k for the Health Charity

An eager team of runners from the Paediatric and Emergency departments are set to run Swansea 10k to raise money for new equipment. The team, which consists of staff groups from consultants to health care support workers, are joining forces to raise money to buy technology which will support their simulation training. Paediatric consultant, Huma … Continue reading Staff join forces to run Swansea 10k for the Health Charity