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Swansea Bay Community Whizzknits

Valentine’s Day 2021 A wonderful surprise of ‘Valentine’s Day Hampers’ for patients with a knitted teddy were received from (Wendy Bartlett organiser) the Swansea Bay Community Whizzknits was received yesterday. This follows on from their ‘Christmas Kindness’ when Hampers were … Continue reading

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Gower Lavender

A massive thank you to Annell Prosser for nominating the Hospital Palliative Care Team to receive Handmade Soap from “Gower Lavender” from a scheme run before Christmas for their on line customers to pay for a bar of soap to … Continue reading

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The Inspirational Kimberley St John

Kim’s Mum Eira with friend Louisa at Ty Olwen Unit Receptionist Delyth Gough and Ty Olwen Trust Treasurer Gareth Lewis were on hand to receive the proceeds of the calender from Kim’s Mum Eira and friend Louisa. Kimberley St John … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Ladies again!

The ladies of Holy Cross Charity Shop, Gendros have done it yet again and for the seventh year running have, despite Covid 19, raised an incredible £2,262 for Ty Olwen. The ladies, now led by Sam Smale and Julie Sherratt, … Continue reading

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Cwmtawe 7’s Annual Golf Tournament

It was good to be out last night with some sort of normality and to attend the presentations after another successful Cwmtawe 7’s Golf Tournament at Pontardawe Golf Club. Julian Bracey works so hard every year to arrange this tournament, … Continue reading

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Ty Olwen specialist palliative care inpatient unit reopens

During Covid-19, issues including the depletion of medical and nurse staffing and lowered demand for bed occupancy necessitated in a temporary movement of Ty Olwen inpatients to acute units or for different levels of support at home. We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Covid 19 and Ty Olwen

Temporary suspension of patients admitted to Ty Olwen Swansea Bay University Health Board has had to make a lot of changes to its services so that it can continue to provide necessary care for its patients in the face of … Continue reading

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In Memory of Susan Jenkins

The Doctors and Nursing Staff were delighted to meet up with Ben Morgan when he recently visited Ty Olwen to present a cheque for £1,320, the proceeds of his fundraising in memory of Susan Jenkins. Ben said “I’d just like … Continue reading

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Keera and Alesha

Our prolific fundraiser Anna Gabrieli has shared with us the following inspiring message. Thank you to my youngest Team members, Keera and Alesha for coming to my rescue by taking over making up my rainbow crystal bracelets. What would I … Continue reading

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Gower Golf Club Seniors

Gower Golf Club Seniors Section has raised over £2,000 for the Ty Olwen Trust which supports the work of the hospice at Morriston Hospital and it’s Specialist Palliative Care Team. During his Captain’s year Rob Samuel chose the Trust as … Continue reading

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