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Rugby star delivers some Christmas cheer to children’s ward

One of the newest stars of Welsh rugby has taken time out to brighten the day of children in Morriston Hospital. Ospreys and Wales flanker, Jac Morgan, paid a visit to the hospital’s children’s wards to hand out Christmas selection boxes on behalf of Swansea haulage firm AT Morgan & Son. Jac, who starred in…

£5,500 donation for Morriston Hospital’s Cardiac Care Unit

Morriston Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) has been gifted a £5,500 thank you from the family of a former patient.  The unit looked after Eifion Jones Davies, a dairy farmer from Llanddarog in Carmarthenshire, for five days in August before he was transferred to St Thomas’ Hospital in London.  Sadly, the 62-year-old father of…

Swansea doctor saving babies lives in Africa finds help closer to home

Swansea doctor Mikey Bryant found himself on the other side of life saving support after his wife went into labour early with the couple’s first born son.  Whilst doing a ward round in the neonatal care centre at ELWA hospital in Liberia, Mikey received a call from Singleton hospital to say that his wife, paediatric…

New summer house set to enhance learning disabilities unit

A Swansea Bay assessment unit, for people with learning disabilities, has improved its facilities thanks to a new summer house. The addition, built in the grounds of Llwyneryr Learning Disabilities Unit in Morriston, offers patients a space for time away from the main hub to relax and meet families. The project has been financed by…

Jiffy’s Cancer 50 challenge is back

The wheels are in motion for the second Jiffy’s Cancer 50 Challenge bike ride.  Following on from the success of the event in 2021, which raised £116,000, rugby legend Jonathan Davies OBE is donning the lycra to lead another bike ride to raise vital funds for the South West Wales Cancer Centre and Velindre Cancer…

Cutting edge 3D technology supports patients with disabilities

Swansea Bay Health Charity, the official charity of Swansea Bay University Health board, have been able to fund materials to support the production of devices to help people with disabilities across South Wales. Using state of the art 3D printing, and working in collaboration with Swansea University, Jonathan Howard, clinical scientist at rehabilitation engineering based…