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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…

Record attempt South-North Bike Ride to raise money for Bowel Cancer Research

34-year-old Craig Burrows (pictured above) from Cowbridge is attempting a potentially record breaking 180 mile bike ride from South to North Wales in memory of his wife’s uncle, Philip Francis, in an attempt to raise money for the Singleton Hospital based team researching and treating the disease that killed him.

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…

In search of Paw-fection!

Are you proud best friend of a cute canine? Or maybe you’re companion to a fabulous feline? Or perhaps your buddy is a gorgeous guinea pig, fantastic fish or perfect parrot? Well, we’ve got the paw-fect competition for you. We’re scouring the nation to find the most photogenic pets, and raise some much needed funds…

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…

Pulling together in tough times

Staff in Morriston hospital have been pulling together to make sure that the hospital is as prepared as it can be to react to the COVID-19 global pandemic. As cases in the health board area rise, staff on the frontline are preparing to be able to support the care that patients will need. Carol Doggett,…