Creative writing and art sessions have been helping patients and staff manage their wellbeing, by allowing them to tell their stories and share experiences at Ysbyty’r Seren in Bridgend.
Two doctors from Cwm Taf Morgannwg’s head and neck cancer team have scooped two of the five winning spots in the Welsh Health Hack, for their separate projects to develop innovative pathways to improve patient outcomes and experience.
A team which gives parents a ‘fighting chance’ of keeping their baby, who would otherwise be taken into care, has won a national award for innovation after achieving an 86% success rate in keeping families together via early intervention.
Rhondda health visitor Kelly Howell has won a prestigious Queen’s Nursing Institute Outstanding Achievement award after completing her training while receiving treatment for breast cancer and raising her four children.
Music therapy is hitting a high note with patients at Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda, after a baby grand piano was donated to their day room following a community plea on Twitter. The piano was given to Ward 3 by Ferndale Community School, after an appeal by Rhondda MS Leanne Wood.