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Cancer 50 Challenge

Rugby legend Jonathan Davies, MBE has thrown his support behind an exciting new cycle challenge to support both Swansea based South West Wales Cancer Centre, and Cardiff based Velindre Cancer Centre and we’re inviting you to take part! The Cancer 50 Challenge, hosted by White Rock Events, is a 50 mile, fully supported bike ride…

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…

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…

Boost for Staff Well-BEE-ing

The Fundraising Team are buzzing with excitement to announce that we are officially on the path to becoming beekeepers thanks to local company, Bee1, who have donated a beehive to the health board as part of an ongoing wellbeing initiative. L,R Debs Longman (Head of Fundraising), Richard Evans (Deputy Chief Executive), Mark Douglas (Bee 1)…

ENT Department to benefit from new state of the art equipment thanks to NHS Charities Together

The ENT department in Morriston Hospital has been able to purchase a new state of the art video laryngoscope which will make medical explorations of the throat much safer and quicker. The funding for the new biopsy flexible video laryngoscope came from funding that Swansea Bay Health Charity was allocated by NHS Charities Together. Laryngoscopy is…

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…