Latest Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University NHS Trust Stories

2009-07-16 18:15:37

Ex-Wales soccer player John Hartson received a tweet of support from cycling star Lance Armstrong as Hartson battles for his life following emergency surgery. The 34-year-old former striker, or forward, for the Glasgow, Scotland, Celtic and London West Ham United and Arsenal football clubs was in critical but stable condition and receiving round-the-clock care aiming to stabilize his condition at a hospital in Swansea, Wales, after being diagnosed with testicular cancer that spread to his...

2008-10-03 18:00:33

THE NHS will pay for 200 orthopaedic patients to be treated at a private hospital to ease waiting list pressures at Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust. Cardiff Local Health Board has signed a contract for spinal, foot and ankle patients to be treated at St Joseph's Hospital in Newport.

2008-09-17 16:51:33

SCHOOLGIRLS in Bridgend will start to receive a cervical cancer vaccine next month. The programme against the human papilloma virus will be rolled out to 12 and 13-year-old girls at secondary schools in the borough.

2008-09-10 00:00:25

By Paul lewis Campaigners have accused city hospital bosses of trying to bulldoze through a controversial shake-up of Singleton's minor casualty service.

2008-09-07 00:00:21

By Liz Perkins Ambulances were queuing up to drop off patients at a stretched Swansea A&E department. Eight vehicles were waiting to drop off casualties at Morriston Hospital during the jam a week ago. A health campaigner claims it meant patients were waiting for hours before they were seen.

2008-08-27 00:00:44

By liz perkins Demands are growing for the public to have a say over the future of a Swansea hospital casualty unit. Members of health watchdog Swansea Community Health Council (CHC) are stepping up the pressure on the trust for a public consultation over the Singleton department's future.

2008-08-26 03:00:56

I Am writing in response to the two articles printed in the South Wales Evening Post on August 15 and 18.

2008-08-23 18:00:00

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor PATIENTS at the flagship University Hospital of Wales are continuing to wait hours in A&E. Official figures reveal that Cardiff and Vale NHS Trustw as Wales' worst performing against tough four and eight-hour targets.

2008-08-21 18:00:00

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor GPs could be drafted in to run a major hospital's casualty department because there are not enough junior doctors, it emerged last night.

2008-08-20 00:00:39

By Liz Perkins A Health boss is preparing to fly in the face of public opinion by shutting a Swansea hospital's minor casualty unit without consultation, it is feared.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]